BlackBerry, a brand of TCL Communication on today launched their mid-range smartphone at the IFA 2018 event called the BlackBerry KEY2 LE —is a slightly toned-down version of Blackberry KEY 2, that was launched in India back in June for Rs 42,990. The smartphone comes with blackberry’s security app—DTEK that protects your personal data and manage permissions appropriately.
The KEY2 LE features a 4.5″-inch FHD+ (1080×1620 pixels) IPS LCD display with 3:2 aspect ratio and a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Below the display, it comes with the classic blackberry QWERTY physical keypad with a new dedicated ‘Speed key’ that allows you to add up to 52 customizable shortcuts to open any contact or apps on your phone with a combination of key shortcuts. Further, there’s also a Fingerprint sensor is embedded onto a Spacebar key at the bottom of the keyboard. Under the hood, it is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 with Adreno 509 GPU. The phone comes in two storage configurations— either 32GB or 64GB internal storage with 4GB of RAM both, there’s also room to expand the storage further up to 256GB via MicroSD card slot. On the software, the phone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo.Coming to the camera department, it sports a horizontally placed dual rear camera setup comprising of a 13-megapixel primary camera with dual-tone LED Flash along with the 5-megapixel secondary depth-sensing camera for capturing amazing portraits, while in portrait mode. On the front, it houses an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with a f/2.0 aperture.