BlackBerry KEYone with 3 GB RAM, 4.5-inch display, Snapdragon 625 announced

As promised, BlackBerry announced the company’s latest smartphone, BlackBerry KEYone which is also codenamed as ‘Mercury’ at the MWC 2017 event in Barcelona. Let us have a brief look at its specifications.

BlackBerry KEYone Specifications


The smartphone sports a 4.5-inch 3:2 display at a resolution of 1620 x 1080 pixels with 433 ppi pixel density with scratch-resistant glass protection.


It is powered by 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm processor with 650MHz Adreno 506 GPU and runs on Android 7.1 (Nougat) out of the box.


The device comes with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal memory which can be expanded up to 2 TB using microSD card.

BlackBerry KEYone specifications
In the Image: BlackBerry KEYone


It has a 12-megapixel primary camera with 4K Video recording, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture, ½.3 sensor size, 1.55μm pixel size, Sony IMX378 sensor, dual-tone LED Flash and 8-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.2 aperture, 1.12um pixel size.


The device is equipped with a fingerprint sensor and supports USB 3.1 Type-C, NFC, GLONASS, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4 & 5 GHz) and 4G LTE.

Battery and other details

The mobile packs a 35.5 mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 support, weighs 180 grams and has 149.3 x 72.5 x 9.4mm size measurements.


BlackBerry KEYone will be available in Black color at a price of US$ 549 (Rs. 36,590 approx.) and it will be available from April. The price may vary in different markets.

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