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The first impression of the BlackBerry KEYone

The first impression of the BlackBerry KEYone
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Thorsten Claus
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Thorsten Claus ist Gründer und Chefredakteur von “moobilux | Connected Mobile” mit mehr als 16 Jahren Berufserfahrung. Der langjährige Journalist beschäftigt sich vor allem mit Themen rund um die mobile Telekommunikation. Als Experte veröffentlichte er in den vergangenen Jahren u. a. Fachbeiträge in “VoIP Compendium”, “Voice Compass” und “t3n”. Als Experte berichtete er in “Deutschland-Radio Wissen”, “Finacial Times Deutschland” und bei “n-tv” über die neuen Trends und Entwicklungen in der Technologie-Branche. Thorsten Claus ist Mitgründer der Pitch-TV-Eventserie „pitchfreunde // Show Your Mobile“ welches sich speziell an Startups mit Fokus Mobile & e-Mobility richtet.

BlackBerry has launched the KEYone aka “Mercury”, a few hours ago, to kick off this year’s Mobil World Congress. The KEYone has a 6.5 inch touchscreen and the typical BlackBerry keyboard. The device was co-developed by the new BlackBerry owner TCL. According to today’s announcement, the BlackBerry KEYone is to go into the worldwide sale in April. As the price of the new premium smartphone the company called 599, – Euro (499, – pounds or 549, – US dollar). Whether it is worth the device we will find with the market launch in April. The KEYone seems to have succeeded in the first impression.

 

Specifications: BlackBerry KEYone

 

Display: 4.5-inch IPS LCD 1.620 x 1.080 pixels / 434ppi

3: 2 ratio with Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Octa-Core 2.0 GHz

Memory: 3GB RAM

Memory: 32 GB internal memory (expandable via MicroSD card up to 2 TB)

Operating system: Android 7.1 Noug

Camera: Main camera 12 megapixels, front camera with 8 megapixels

Connections: USB Type C; 3.5 mm headphone jack

Battery: 3.505 mAh with Quick Charge 3.0 support

Connectivity: WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, LTE CAT6, GPS

Sensors: Gyroscope, Acceleration Sensor, Fingerprint Sensor

Measurements: 15cm x 7cm x 1cm

Mass:

 

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