BlackBerry presented the new mobile business class


BlackBerry презентовали новый смартфон бизнес-классаIn Ukraine the novelty would cost about 17 000 UAH.

BlackBerry held a presentation of the new mobile business class with a physical keyboard and an unusual proportion of the screen KEY2.

Novelty has a 4.5-inch screen with a resolution of 1620х1080 dots (aspect ratio 3:2), Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 660, 6 GB of RAM and 64 or 128 GB of permanent memory, the battery capacity was 3500 mAh battery. Device happy Android 8.1 with USB Type-C standard USB 3.0, Bluetooth 5.0 and the presence of NFC.

Case thickness 8.5 mm and a width of 71.8 mm, which is comparable to the “traditional” 5-inch smartphones. The dimensions allude to the ease of use with one hand.

The novelty, as well as past generations, differ by physical keyboard under the screen, the space contains a built-in thumbprint scanner. Keyboard surface touch, it allows you to navigate to programs and to control the cursor in the text input field.

The keypad has 35 keys, with navigation buttons Android have touch, but podkladnymi — maybe next year the manufacturer will get rid of the separate unit and transfer them to the display? This will be particularly relevant in the light of gesture control in Android P.

The new dual main camera (12 + 12 MP) supports recording video in 4K (30 fps). The main module (f/1.8) includes an angle of 80 degrees and noted not the largest pixels (1,28 µm), the auxiliary offers two-fold zoom, the smaller the pixels (1 µm), f/2.6, 50-degree coverage. Front — 8-Megapixel, video recording is limited to 1080p at 30 fps.

Cost BlackBerry KEY2 amounted to 649 USD (about 17 000 UAH) for the US market for a model with 64 GB of memory. The start of sales is scheduled for June 2018, how fast the device will appear in other countries and where the manufacturer did not specify.


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