After announcing its flagship Blackberry Key 2 with the iconic QWERTY keypad in India, the Canadian brand has now announced it’s condensed variant, the Blackberry Key 2 LE in the subcontinent. The brand works in India through licensee Optiemus Infracom Ltd and the handset will be on sale starting October 12th on Amazon.in. The handset was first seen at IFA Berlin this year on the global stage.
The BlackBerry Key2 LE features a completely similar design to it’s bigger brother and you’re unlikely to find any difference between the two in terms of daily use. However, it does have different internal components that make it more affordable.
The LCD display measures 4.5-inches diagonally and it is Full-HD+ with a pixel density of 434ppi. It’s powered by a Snapdragon 636 SoC which would help in lowering prices, 4GB of RAM and two options in storage. There’s 64GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 256GB.
The BlackBerry Key2 LE has a dual rear camera setup of 13MP + 5MP and an 8MP front sensor. It also has Google Lens integration and some standard stuff like selfie mode, Panorama, Bokeh, and AI-related tweaks.
The BlackBerry Key2 LE power source is a 3000mAh lithium-ion cell that powers Android Oreo. It also comes pre-installed with BlackBerry’s own software like Privacy Shade, BlackBerry Hub, BlackBerry Password Keeper, and more.
The price of the rare QWERTY keypad Android smartphone is Rs 29,990 and will be in just a Blue colour. Sales start in the first week of November.