BlackBerry KEY2 images leaked ahead of launch

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The Canadian tech firm has already teased a few features and design aspects of its "icon reborn" via YouTube on May 24, however not almost as much as what can be seen in the latest leak.

And now we have some more solid information about the upcoming successor to the KEYone from Blackberry.

Blackberry has remained silent this year, but on June 7, we are finally getting a new Android smartphone from the company, the Blackberry Key2. The latest leak reveals the full specifications of the Key2, just a day before the launch.

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Frequent mobile tipster Evan Blass shared images of what he says is the BlackBerry Key2 on Twitter, showing the phone from multiple angles. The phone is said to arrive with a physical keyboard, dual camera on the back and texture back. On the front, the BlackBerry KEY2 will feature an 8-megapixel camera for taking clearer selfies and an enhanced video calling experience.

Under the hood, TCL is planning a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, which suggests it'll deliver mid-range power. The smartphone is expected to come equipped with 6GB RAM, 64GB internal storage, which can be expanded up to 2TB with a microSD card. Additionally, a fingerprint sensor is embedded on its spacebar key.

As per Evan Blass, the BlackBerry KEY2 will be priced at $649 in the USA, €649 in Europe, £579 in the United Kingdom and $829 in Canada.

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The BlackBerry KEY2 has 4.5 inch IPS LCD display with a 1620 x 1080 px resolution. The device will be powered by a 3360mAh battery with Quick Charge facility and runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. Connectivity options on the BlackBerry KEY2 are likely to include the 3.5mm audio jack, USB Type-C, 4G LTE and dual-SIM support. We will have to wait till the official announcement to know more.

The details regarding prices and availability of the BlackBerry KEY2 will probably be announced at the official launch, scheduled for tomorrow.

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