BlackBerry KEY2 Specifications

BlackBerry® KEY 2 Specifications

  • 100% Android™
  • Access to over a million apps on Google Play
  • Impact resistant Corning® Gorilla® Glass
  • First dual main camera BlackBerry smartphone
  • All new reimagined keyboard design
  • Up to 2 days battery life

Design

Size

Height 151.4 mm / 5.96 in
Width 71.8 mm / 2.82 in
Depth 8.5 mm / 0.33 in

Keyboard

Touch-enabled 35 key backlit Physical Keyboard (QWERTY) with integrated fingerprint sensor

Weight

168g / 5.92 oz

Navigation

Touch screen, with touch sensitive keyboard

Dedicated keys

Volume Up/Down, Power Key (for Power On/Off) Customisable BlackBerry Convenience Key (usable as Mute Key when on an active call)

Display

Resolution

433 PPI
1620 x 1080 IPS LCD
24-bit colour depth

Screen size

4.5” diagonal
3:2 aspect ratio

OS

Operating system

Android 8.1 Oreo

Performance

Processor

Qualcomm® SDM 660, Kryo 260 Octa-Core 2.2 GHz x 4 + 1.8GHz x 4, 64-bit

Expandable memory

Expandable memory via hot swappable microSD
memory card (up to 256GB)

Memory

6GB RAM + 64GB Flash
Compatible with 6GB RAM + 128 Flash

Ports

USB Type-C, USB 3.0, USB OTG, Headphone Jack Size: 3.5mm

Power

Battery

3500 mAh (typical)

Compatible with USB Power Delivery 2.0 v1.2 & 9V2A 18W QC 3.0 Chargers

Camera & video

Rear camera

Dual Camera 12M+12M with Dual Tone LED Flash
HDR, 4K video recording at 30 fps, Scan, Private Capture
12MP Fov 79.3°, Large Pixel – 1.28um, F1.8, Dual Phase Detect Auto Focus (Dual PDAF)
12MP Fov 50°, Pixel-1.0um,  F2.6, Phase Detect Auto Focus (PDAF)

Front camera

8MP Fixed Focus,
1080p video recording at 30 fps

Multimedia

Image supported formats

BMP, JPG, GIF, PNG, WEBP

Audio & video supported codes

MPEG-4, AAC+, AAC-LC, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, DivX, EVRC, FLAC, H.263, H.264, H265/HEVC, MIDI, MP3, OPUS, PCM, QCELP, VORBIS, VP8, VP9, Xvid, eAAC+

Audio & video supported formats

3GP, 3G2, AAC, AVI, ADTS, AWB, DIVX, FLAC, IMY, MID, MKV, MP3, MPEG-4, MXMF, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WEBM, XMF

Streaming protocols

HTTP(S) Progressive Download, HTTP(S) Live Streaming (HLS) version 3, RTSP (RTP, SDP)

Pre-loaded Apps

BlackBerry Applications

BlackBerry® Keyboard, BlackBerry® Hub, BlackBerry® Hub+ Service, Calendar by BlackBerry®, Contacts by BlackBerry®,, Notes by BlackBerry®,, Tasks by BlackBerry®,, BBM®, DTEK  by BlackBerry®,, BlackBerry® Device Search, BlackBerry® Launcher, BlackBerry® Password Keeper™, BlackBerry® Power Center, BlackBerry® Productivity Tab, BlackBerry® Notable, BlackBerry® Privacy Shade

Android Applications

Google Chrome®, Gmail™, Google™, Google Maps™, YouTube™, Google Play™ Store, Google Drive™, Play Music, Play Movies, Duo, Phones, Play services & Core services, Google TTS, Android™ WebView, Widevine DRM, Google™Talkback, Google™ Docs, Google™ Sheets, Google™ Slides, Translate, Messages, News & Weather , Wallpaper

Other Applications

Downloads, BlackBerry® Camera, BlackBerry® Preview, Convenience Key, Phone, Setting, Battery Boost, Locker, FM Radio, BlackBerry® Content Transfer, BlackBerry® Help, Calculator, Sound Recorder, Setup Wizard, Support Center, Clock, File Manager

Alerts & notifications

Tone
Vibrate
On-screen or RGB LED indicator
(Some notification options are user configurable)

Networks & connectivity

Network bands

Model BBF100-1 (PRD-63824) EU, Africa, AU
FDD-LTE 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32
(2100/1900/1800/1700/850/2600/900/700/700/700/850/800/850/700/1500)
TD-LTE 38, 39,40, 41 (2600/1900/2300/2500)
HSPA+ 1, 2, 4, 5/6, 8 (2100/1900/1700/850/900 MHz)
Quad band GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
3GPP release version:
-2G: Rel8
-3G: Rel9
-LTE: Rel11

Model BBF100-2 (PRD-63825) Canada, US, LATAM
FDD-LTE 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 20, 28, 29, 30, 66
(2100/1900/1800/1700/850/2600/900/700/700/700/700/800/700/700/WCS/AWS-3)
TD-LTE 38, 39, 40, 41 (2600/1900/2300/2500)
HSPA+ 1, 2, 4, 5/6, 8 (2100/1900/1700/850/900 MHz)
Quad band GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
3GPP release version:
-2G: Rel8
-3G: Rel9
-LTE: Rel11

Compatible U.S. Carriers: AT&T, T-Mobile, Cricket, MPC, Tracfone, Straight Talk, NET10 Wireless, Iowa Wireless, Simple Mobile, H2O Wireless, Viaero Wireless

Model BBF100-6 (PRD-63828 – Dual SIM version) ME, APAC, India, Indo, Korea
FDD-LTE 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32
(2100/1900/1800/1700/850/2600/900/700/700/700/850/800/850/700/1500)
TD-LTE 38, 39, 40, 41 (2600/1900/2300/2500)
HSPA+ 1, 2, 4, 5/6, 8 (2100/1900/1700/850/900 MHz)
Quad band GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
3GPP release version:
-2G: Rel8
-3G: Rel9
-LTE: Rel11
-Dual SIM mechanism: DSDS and both SIM can be standby on 4g

Wi-Fi

802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz
802.11 a/n 5GHz
802.11 ac 5GHz
4G Mobile Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

FM Radio

Supported

Bluetooth®

Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy (LE)

NFC

NFC technology is used to create a connection to share information between your BlackBerry device and other NFC-enabled devices or NFC tags. Features on KEYone that use NFC technology include Android Beam, Tap and Pay, and Tap and Go.

GPS

Autonomous and Simultaneous GPS
GLONAS
Beidou
Galileo
OTDOA
Preloaded with Google Maps

Sensors and Accessibility

Sensors

Fingerprint (spacebar)
Accelerometer
Magnetometer
Gyroscope
Proximity
Ambient Light
Hall Effect

Accessibility

Google TalkBack screen reader for audible output face-to-face video chat with Google Hangouts

Google Now voice assistance to answer questions and perform actions

Scalable fonts and magnification to zoom in or zoom out

Closed Captioning supports high contrast text, color inversion and color correction

Certain models rated for use with hearing aids

Learn about ratings for hearing aids >>

Safety and product information >>

Footnotes

  1. Many factors affect battery life including but not limited to network, transmission environment, battery age, usage, location software and feature configuration
  2. Please check with your service provider for availability
  3. Quick Charge tested in lab conditions