BlackBerry KEYone Officially Launched in India for Rs 39,990

A couple of days earlier, BlackBerry India teased their new phone, the KEYone and now the premium handset today made it to India officially. In a recent tweet, BlackBerry India congratulated�Optiemus Infracom. On the launch of the KEYone Limited Edition in the country. As TCL made the original KEYone in partnership with BlackBerry. And now new Limited Edition KEYone is made by Optiemus Infracom for Blackberry.

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Space Bar features the Finger Print Scanner

The difference between the two variants comes in the memory department, where the TCL version offered 3GB RAM with the designing and production done by TCL. Furthermore, the new one offers 4GB RAM. And the new one now also comes in�Mercury Black color. In addition to that, the internal storage also doubles from the 32GB to a healthy 64GB in the Indian variant as well as MicroSD expansion slot is available up to 256GB.

Besides these difference, the chip running the shown inside is the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 64-bit Octa-Core SoC. Clocked at 2.0GHz based on ARM Cortex-A53 core architecture. The battery also remains the same at�3505 mAh, which earlier proved to be a spectacular one.

The Specs


4.5 inches full HD
Display TechnologyIPS LCD
Display Properties

Resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels with a of 433 ppi
Display Protection

Gorilla Glass 4
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953

Cortex A53 architecture
GPUAdreno 506
SD card slotExpandable up to 256GB via micro SD card

Accelerometer,Compass, Proximity sensor, Gyro, Hall effect
Weight180 g
Connectivity4G LTE, 3G WCDMA, 2G GSM, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi, GPS- GLONASS
Primary Camera

12 megapixels, F2.0, Autofocus (Phase detection)
Sensor & Pixel Size1/2.3", 1.55 μm
Secondary Camera8 megapixels,
Wide Angle, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Battery Capacity3505 mAh
Charging Time0 to 100% 2 hrs
TypeNot user replaceable, Li - Ion
Battery Life1 day on light-moderate usage
Screen-on TimeNot available

Mercury Black (Limited Edition)

Rs 39,990 / $624.99
AvailabilityOnline (

The Price

Source: Amazon India

Finally, the price for the BlackBerry KEYone and BlackBerry didn’t hold back here at all, with pricing the KEYone at�Rs 39,990. The device will be exclusively available on Amazon from August 8. Also, it will be made in India product for the first time by the Canadian tech giant. With the most secured forked Android and Physical keyboard action, BlackBerry made it to Indian market again.

If you are looking to buy a smartphone under Rs 40,000 then you should definitely take a look at our list of best smartphones under Rs 40,000 in India.

Akshay Mhatre is a Tech Journalist who likes to keep up with the latest from the tech world. He has worked at many popular news portals like BGR and TechRadar before joining TheLeaker as a News writer and journalist. A writer by day and a VFX artist by night. In his free time, he also likes to make motion graphics and concept art. You can find him on Instagram @akshayrazr_95 and contact him on akshaymhatre[@]

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