BlackBerry KEY2 LE for the busy communicator


The newest smartphone in the BlackBerry family the BlackBerry KEY2 LE recently launched with a modern look and feel to accommodate busy communicators.

“The BlackBerry KEY2 LE brings a fresh new personality to TCL Communication’s BlackBerry KEY2 portfolio that includes all the security features that make BlackBerry phones the world’s most secure Android™ smartphones,” said Alex Thurber, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Mobility Solutions at BlackBerry. “With this new addition to their product lineup, the KEY2 LE keeps the iconic BlackBerry styling while offering an accessible entry point for our fans around the world to enjoy a modern BlackBerry smartphone.”

“Today’s smartphones try to offer a one size fits all solution, but that is no longer realistic when we have a global marketplace as diverse as we have today,” said Alain Lejeune, Senior Vice President of TCL Communication & President of BlackBerry Mobile. “But this is why we focus on making modern BlackBerry smartphones like KEY2 LE, to stand out and deliver a great experience for everyday communication, with access to all the features, connectivity and applications our customers expect.”

The BlackBerry KEY2 LE features:

· a lightweight polycarbonate frame and a newly designed soft textured back that provides better in-hand grip to prevent drops

· a Full-HD, 2.5D display

· three color options: Slate, Champagne and Atomic.

· With similar BlackBerry KEY series dimensions, the BlackBerry KEY2 LE is both thinner and lighter

· boasts a redesigned keyboard with keys that are 10 percent larger than those featured on the BlackBerry KEYone. Designed for accuracy and precision, the physical keyboard includes the Speed Key that enables shortcut access to a number of functions on your device at any time, without having to return to the home screen or search in an app folder to access the apps, contacts and functions you use and communicate with most. The Speed Key is complimented by 52 customizable shortcuts, so you can program each key to instantly bring up the contacts and apps you use most.

· A dual rear camera (13MP+5MP) with new capture experiences that include Portrait mode

· an 8MP front camera that comes with LCD flash and new capture modes like Wide Selfie (selfie panorama) and Face Beauty, which offers new selfie capture enhancements. You can also learn more about the world around you with Google Lens™ camera integration, which can help you quickly access more information on landmarks, buildings, books and more simply by pointing your camera at the object.

· A productivity feature called Blackberry Hub which brings all messages into one consolidated place, including emails, texts and messages from almost any social media account, including WhatsApp®.

· To help manage both professional and personal life, dual personal accounts enable users to separately manage both personal and professional social media profiles on apps like Facebook® and Instagram™, and on the dual SIM variant of the BlackBerry KEY2 LE.

· the BlackBerry KEY2 LE comes with 4GB of memory and in both 32GB and 64GB storage variants – with both offering expandable storage MicroSD support. It is powered by a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processor and an efficient battery that offers up to 22 hours of mixed use to get you through the busiest of days and often into the next day. In addition, the Qualcomm Quick Charge® 3.0 enables up to a 50 percent charge in about 36 minutes. BlackBerry KEY2 LE also comes with a Boost mode charging and contextual battery reminder which will learn from your daily charging habits and calendar appointments to recommend when to charge so you have the battery power you need when you need it most.

· Enhanced privacy for users to control

Locker allows users to manage what information is shared in the cloud such as photos and documents. It provides a personal space on the device to store private apps and sensitive docs. Firefox Focus™, the privacy browser by Mozilla®, is used to avoid trackers and automatically delete browsing sessions when the app is closed. The BlackBerry KEY2 LE also includes the refreshed DTEK™ by BlackBerry application that brings new scanning features for proactive security checks to easily identify and mitigate potential security risks, such as unwanted data access by a downloaded application on your smartphone. Photo: BlackBerry KEY2 LE in Atomic