BlackBerry KEY 2 Red edition has just been made available in the US after it was launched earlier this year at MWC 2019. There isn’t much difference between the original Key 2 and this new Red edition except for the storage which has been doubled to 128GB. The Metal parts of the device are in bright Red in color while the QWERTY keypad will remain Black in color while the keys in Silver.
The latest edition comes with a redesign of the BlackBerry Hub+ app with a new look and updated UX while adding the action bar to the Hub+ app for easier access to the shortcuts. Talking about the specs of this smartphone, the BlackBerry Key 2 will come with a 4.5-inch LCD capacitive touch display with 1080 x 1620 pixels display with 3:2 aspect ratio giving a pixel density of approximately 434 PPI. The display of the device is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 to protect it from minor falls and scratches.
Out of the box, it comes with Android 8.1 Oreo operating system and is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon660 Octa-core chipset coupled with Adreno 512 RAM and 6 GB of RAM. The onboard storage is 64GB or 128GB that can be extended further up to a maximum of 256GB via microSD card slot. On the rear, we can find a dual 12MP + 12MP camera setup with Dual-LED dual-tone flash while on the front it will have an 8MP selfie sensor. This new edition also comes with a newly designed packaging and a pair of Red BlackBerry Branded headphones.
There is a 3500mAh battery on the back with 18W fast charging support which can charge the handset up to 50 percent in 36 minutes. The new Key 2 Red edition is now available via Best Buy and Amazon for $699 for the unlocked variant while it is also compatible with Verizon completely. The Black Unlocked 64GB version is priced at $649 but Best Buy is offering for $599 as of now. Comment in the section below if you more queries on the same and stay tuned to Android Advices for more.