BlackBerry looks to re-invent itself in the smartphone market with their code named "Mercury" phone. The first look of BlackBerry KEYone had ben revealed at MWC ( Mobile World Congress ) in Barcelona. It is said to be the last phone to be designed by BlackBerry made under TCL COmmunication Technology.
The phone is packed with a 4.5 inch (1620x1080 pixels) HD display paired with a 4 row QWERTY keypad ( backlit display). The keyboard features responsive touch gestures, flick typing support, fingerprint sensor ( built in on spacebar ) and upto 52 customizable shortcut key options.
The BlackBerry KEYone is powered by a 2 GHz octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14 nm processor. The phpne also features 3GB RAM with 32 GB internal storage. It comes with a 12 megapixel rear and 8 megapixel front facing camera (f /2.2 aperture ). The phone comes with a 3505 mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. BlackBerry KEYone is available in standard black color and is priced at $549 ( INR 36,590 ). The phone awaits a global launch in April.