TCL Communications has officially announced the BlackBerry KEY2 LE at IFA 2018.
The phone will be available in three colour variants: ‘Slate’, ‘Champagne’ and ‘Atomic’.
In Canada, the 32GB version will cost $519, while the 64GB variant will retail for $599. The handset will be available to purchase beginning next month.
The phone features a dual camera setup with 13 and 5-megapixel sensors, BlackBerry’s portrait mode, as well as dual tone LED flash. Further, the handset includes an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. The smartphone also sports 4GB of RAM and expandable storage.
On the display front, the KEY2 LE features a 4.5-inch IPS LCD screen with 1,080 x 1,620-pixel resolution. Additionally, the handset features a 3,000mAh battery with Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box, a 3.5mm headphone jack and a 35-key physical keyboard equipped with BlackBerry’s ‘Speed Key’ that enables shortcut access to a variety of functions on the device.
The device also includes Google Pay, Google Assistant, Google Lens and similar to other BlackBerry handsets a variety of security features.
Correction:09/04/2018: We apologize for error, the 64GB KEY2 LE is priced at $599 CAD. We’ve changed the above story to reflect this.
BlackBerry will have more information on specific location availability in September.