Blackberry Keyone is a smartphone, a touchscreen enabled handset with a QWERTY keypad. Blackberry Keyone is the same phone during its announcement that was called Blackberry Mercury. It is now available for sale in a couple of countries but yet to see set foot in any African market.

Blackberry Keyone features a 4.5″ display screen that prides in a resolution of 1080*1620 pixels.  The display is enhanced by the Corning Gorilla Glass 4.

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Blackberry Keyone with QWERTY keyboard

The handset runs on Android 7.1 Nougat powered by an octa core Snapdragon 625 processor clocking at 2.0GHz. It features 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage.

Outline of Key Features of Blackberry Keyone

  • Display: 4.5″ inch
  • Resolution: 1080*1620 pixels
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Runs on Android 7.1 Nougat
  • Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset
  • An octa core processor with frequency of 2.0GHz
  • Adreno 506 GPU
  • RAM: 3GB
  • ROM: 32GB
  • SD CARD: Yes up to 256GB
  • Front camera: 8MP
  • Rear Camera: 12MP
  • Battery: 3505mAh
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Based on the above specifications of the Blackberry Keyone or Mercury, this handset has amazing specs despite the smaller display screen. It’s price might range between $500 and $700.

Blackberry Keyone Picture

It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset working closely with an octa core processor with 2.0GHz frequency. It is equipped with 3GB RAM which alongside the processor performs  completely beyond average. Android 7.0 Nougat is one such improvement in smartphone OS, you can do screen pinning and also quickly change between apps in multitasking window.

The device has great cameras. The primary camera is a 12 megapixels camera with 2160p resolution. This camera also features LED flash. The front shooter is not left behind too.  It has 8 megapixels front/selfie camera.

Blackberry Keyone

Blackberry Keyone supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE. It has blackberry sharing apps, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct. It also supports FM radio.

Blackberry Mercury (KEYone) has an amazing battery. It features a built-in lithium ion polymer battery of capacity 3505mAh.


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