BlackBerry Key2 Review: The Icon Reborn

Posted on 01 August 2018 Tags: Mobile Phones, smart phones

If you still miss typing via physical keyboard, BlackBerry Key2 is all you need immediately. The sleek and elegant design of smartphone will surely draw plenty of attention to it. Key2 is taller, 1 mm thinner, and around 12 grams thinner than company’s previous flagship handset. The developers have moved up the screen a little bit making it 4.5-inch and shrinking bezels giving it a contemporary vibe.

It features capacitive Android navigation controls at the bottom of the screen. All the control buttons sit on the right side such as convenience key and power button. The developers have kept power button textured, which are easy to access, so you will know which one to press.

The IPS LCD screen is quite interesting with a 1,620 x 1,080-pixel resolution – with 434 pixels per inch – and around 3:2 ratio. The screen is colorful, sharp, and offers enough brightness to use it outside on a sunny day. So, Key2 is the right device for you if you binge-watch Netflix and YouTube. The developers have protected the screen via Gorilla Glass 3.

Key2 is creating a buzz due to the top-notch keyboard. It would not be wrong to claim that the device is all about the physical keyboard. It seems like the company has invested an enormous amount of time to make sure it runs smoothly. It offers extra room to enhance your typing experience. The keys aren’t mushy and stiff.BlackBerry Key2 comes with an additional Speed Key which works pretty much like alt-tabbing on a computer. It will get you on the app you may want to reach faster. This option seems fantastic for multi-tasking.

You will find USB Type-C charging port along with speaker grilles at the bottom. Key2 sports dual 12-megapixel cameras on the back with an f/1.8 aperture and an f/2.6 aperture. The stunningBlackBerry Key2 is available in silver and black colors.

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