BlackBerry Key2 Review: Dependable workhorse with a dash of nostalgia

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BlackBerry Key2 Review: Dependable workhorse with a dash of nostalgia

Contrary to rumors, the apparatus has not received a hardware keyboard, but there is no monopoly, although the thickness of the upper frame is minimal.

Both phones share tall screens with 18:9 aspect ratios and both also have massive batteries. Both smartphones have 64GB of internal storage, which can be expanded via a microSD card, and 4,000mAh battery with support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.

The manufacturer positions the model Evolve as "the most secure Android smartphones" based on the most modern methods of security BlackBerry Password Keeper and DTEK.

If you still want to buy one of these phones, the Evolve will go on sale later this month, and the Evolve X will be available in September.

The BlackBerry Evolve featured with vertically placed dual camera sensors and dual-tone LED flash on the back side. The Evolve X also supports wireless charging. The Evolve, on the other hand, features a 13MP + 13MP dual rear cameras.

Like most other recent BlackBerry phones, the pricing is. not great.

Switch to the standard BlackBerry Evolve and you've got a less powerful Snapdragon 450 chipset, 4GB of RAM, and a dual-13MP camera setup. The phone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box. The devices bring together the power of Android and the trusted security of BlackBerry; and reinforce Optiemus Infracom's commitment to deliver innovative and powerful smartphones to Indian consumers.

In terms of connectivity, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3.5mm audio jack port, USB-C port, USB OTG and more. For the front, both of them features 16-megapixel selfie camera with wide angle, Bokeh mode and studio mode.

It has 6GB RAM and 64GB internal memory, which is expandable up to 2TB. Both have apertures of f/2.0.

Both models will initially be available exclusively on Amazon India, to be later expanded at offline retailers. The fingerprint sensor is mounted on the back since there's no room for it on the front panel given the phone's slim bezels. Optiemus will also be selling a BlackBerry-branded wireless charger.

The Evolve will be priced at INR 24,990, or about $365.

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