BlackBerry KEYone available now from Amazon and Best Buy

Announced at MWC 2017, the BlackBerry KEYone smartphone is finally available in the USA at Amazon and Best Buy for $549.99 The device was earlier teased during CES 2017, though was made official at MWC this year in Barcelona.

Starting tomorrow, May 31st, the phone is also available in-store or online through Bell, Bell MTS, Rogers, SaskTel and Telus.

The BlackBerry KEYone is launching today in the USA and Canada, after being available in Europe for a few weeks through some retailers. The KEYone is also the first Android smartphone from BlackBerry to have a physical keyboard that's not a slider (the PRIV was a slider with a full physical keyboard), and hence the name "KEYone". This was the BlackBerry KeyOne smartphone. In fact, the BlackBerry KEYone has broken a record too - it is now most pre-booked BlackBerry device in Canada right now.

BUILT TO LAST An iconic BlackBerry smartphone made for the modern user, the BlackBerry® KEYone is housed in a durable and sleek aluminum frame with a soft textured back for extra grip.

People were generally under the impression that BlackBerry's time is over, but contrary to that, the OEM has managed to find a sweet spot with devices like the KEYone.

BlackBerry KeyOne comes out into the markets with a 4.5 inched touch display, as well as a physical keyboard.

The phone runs on the Android 7.1 Nougat OS, and is powered by a Snapdragon 625 processor. Juicing up the smartphone is a 3505mAh non-removable battery. The BlackBerry KeyOne is your flawless BlackBerry smartphone. Finally, it runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat, which is now the latest version of Android. It's now following through with the release, finally, for prospective customers in the United States.

  • Arturo Norris