In the framework of the exhibition IFA 2018 BlackBerry OS shows a simplified version of the smartphone KEY2 — KEY2 LE.
To reduce the price tag of $ 649 to $ 399 for the base modification, the device has replaced the metal frame on the plastic, put a weaker processor, cut the battery capacity, amount of RAM, main camera resolution and removed the gestures from the mechanical QWERTY keyboard, which can no longer be used in the role of a touchpad. The fingerprint scanner in the button «gap» remained in place.
KEY2 LE is equipped with a 4.5-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080×1620 pixels, Snapdragon processor 636, 4 GB RAM, 34/64 GB ROM, battery at 3000 mAh, the main camera 13+5 MP front and 8 MP.
Sale BlackBerry KEY2 LE will start next month at a price of $ 399 (~27 200 rubles) for the version with 32 GB of memory. For 64 GB will have to pay $ 449 (~30 700 rubles). The smartphone is available in three colors: red, champagne and slate blue.