It has been a bit of time since we last heard about the BlackBerry KEY2 Android smartphone. But for anyone who might be in the market for a new handset with a large physical keyboard, there’s an additional option to choose from.
The BlackBerry KEY2 LE launched late in 2018, only in an unlocked variant. But the Android handset is making its way to Verizon Wireless.
The BlackBerry brand has different licenses in place, which allows for companies like TCL to manufacture BlackBerry-branded devices based on regions.
The BlackBerry Motion, which ditches the hardware keyboard and sticks with a large touchscreen, debuted in India earlier this year, but it is now on its way to North America.
BlackBerry is in talks with various smartphone makers from across the globe to license its own take on a secure version of Android to them. Dubbed BlackBerry Secure, the OS will feature all the security related features that we have seen in smartphones from BlackBerry so far.
Sprint launched the BlackBerry KEYone in the United States, as far as wireless carrier support goes, not too long ago. And now AT&T is getting in on the fun.
Sprint has officially announced that the newest BlackBerry-branded smartphone will launch on the Now Network this week.
We’ve known that the BlackBerry KEYone, which features a physical keyboard and Android, would go on sale in the United States (and Canada) beginning May 31 since the end of April.
In February of this year, BlackBerry detailed its latest physical keyboard-equipped smartphone, the KEYone, with expectations that the handset would launch in April.
Ahead of Mobile World Congress, TCL officially announced the BlackBerry KEYone, a new Android handset with the BlackBerry logo emblazoned on its case.