Optiemus launches BlackBerry KEY2 in India

Available at Amazon.in starting 31st July at Rs 42,990

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Optiemus launched the BlackBerry KEY2 in India today. Optiemus is manufacturing the BlackBerry KEYfor Indian customers locally at its world-class facility at Noida, further strengthening the company’s support of the ‘Make-in-India’ initiative.

Mr. Hardip Singh, Executive Director, Optiemus Infracom Ltd. said,

“In the wake of current data breaches across the globe and here in India, consumers are increasingly concerned about the safety of their information, especially on mobile. The BlackBerry KEY2 is an answer to that! It not only comes loaded with the best security and privacy enhancement features, but also accurate and comfortable typing on an intelligent keyboard. The smartphone also offers the best multitasking experience for those that want to get things done. With its elegant, premium design, we are positive that our customers are going to love this powerful and stylish smartphone.”

Alex Thurber, SVP and GM of Mobility Solutions at BlackBerry added,

BlackBerry is excited to expand our partnership with Optiemus to bring more of the world’s most secure Android smartphones to customers in India. We have been perfecting our approach to mobile security for decades, and are excited that the BlackBerry KEY2 is being made locally in India by Optiemus, designed for security from the inside out with the iconic productivity features that BlackBerry smartphones are so well known for.

Running the latest Android 8.1 Oreo operating system, the BlackBerry KEY2 is the first ever BlackBerry smartphone to feature a dual-rear camera. It also includes the introduction of Speed Key, a universal shortcut key that now makes it possible to instantly access the apps, contacts and functions you use most from anywhere on your device at any time.

BlackBerry KEY2 will be available at Amazon.in starting 31st July at a price of Rs 42,990. It comes bundled with Reliance Jio cashback offer of Rs. 4,450 and ICICI bank cash back offer of 5% along with additional launch benefits.

BlackBerry Key2 Specs

Operating SystemAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Display4.5-inch, 1620×1080
IPS LCD
434ppi
3:2 aspect ratio
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 660
Octa-Core 2.2 GHz x 4 + 1.8GHz x 4
Adreno 512 GPU
RAM6GB
Storage64GB (Black and Silver)
128GB (Black)
ExpandablemicroSD up to 256GB
Rear CameraDual Camera 12M (1.28um, F1.8) + 12M (1.0um, F2.6) with Dual Tone LED Flash
HDR, 4K video recording at 30 fps
Scan, Private Capture
Front Camera8MP Fixed Focus
Selfie flash
1080p/30 video
Battery3500 mAh non-removable
ChargingUSB-C
Compatible with USB Power Delivery 2.0 v1.2 & 9V2A 18W Quick Charge 3.0 Chargers
Water resistanceNo
Headphone jackYes
SecurityDTEK security suite
FIPS 140-2 Full Disk Encryption
Android For Work, Google Play for Work
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11ac, 5GHz, Bluetooth 5.0 LE, NFC
GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, OTDOA
FM Radio, 4G Mobile Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, USB OTG
BBF100-1 – EU, Africa, AU, JapanLTE Band 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/17/19/20/26/28/32
TD-LTE Band 38/39/40/41
BBF100-2 – Canada, US, LATAMLTE Band 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/14/17/20/28/29/30/66
TD-LTE Band 38/39/40/41
BBF100-4 – ChinaLTE Band 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/17/20/26/28
TD-LTE Band 34/38/39/40/41
CDMA Band BC0
BBF100-6 (Dual SIM version) – ME, APAC, India, IndoLTE Band 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/17/19/20/26/28/32
TD-LTE Band 38/39/40/41
Dimensions151.4mm x 71.8mm x 8.5mm
Weight168g

 

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