Blackberry’s KEYOne smartphone gets a tan with new Bronze Edition

UPDATE: Now with Middle East pricing confirmed

18 March 2018
by Mike Priest

We were big fans of last year’s Blackberry KEYOne. It was a proper business-forward smartphone that took the best bits from the company’s heritage and combined them with what we love about modern smartphones: namely, a physical keyboard and Google’s Android OS.

The phone proved to be so popular that it received a mid-year upgrade getting a sleek black finish and a bump in specs to 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. Now, Blackberry’s back for a third go-around with a new ‘Bronze Edition’ of the KEYOne.

This limited edition model features a matte bronze finish and adds dual-SIM compatibility for some global markets – although we’ve had the ability to stick two SIM cards into the phone since it launched here in the Middle East.

Everything else about the phone stays the same as the KEYOne Black Edition, but we can’t deny that we’re not a little bit enamoured with the new colour styling.

It’s available now in the UAE and Saudi Arabia for US$600.



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