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BlackBerry KeyOne

Specifications

BlackBerry KeyOne
BlackBerry KeyOne (BlackBerry Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
3072 MB 
Display
4.5 inch 3:2, 1620x1080 pixel 433 PPI, capacitive Touchscreen, IPS, Gorilla Glass 4, glossy: yes
Storage
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
, 22.2 GB free
Connections
1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm audio combo, Card Reader: microSD up to 2 TB (SDHC, SDXC), 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Proximity, accelerometer, position, hall, G-sensor, digital compass, Wifi Direct
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2, GSM/GPRS/Edge (850, 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz), UMTS/HSPA+ (850, 900, 1900 and 2100 MHz), LTE Cat. 6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 20, 28A, 38, 40, B28) SAR-value: 0.77 W/kg (head), 1.61 W/kg (body), LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.4 x 149.3 x 72.5 ( = 0.37 x 5.88 x 2.85 in)
Battery
13.3 Wh, 3505 mAh Lithium-Ion, Quick Charge 3.0
Operating System
Android 7.1 Nougat
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix (1.55 μm, IMX378 sensor, f/2.0, PDAF, eIS, UHD Video)
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix (1.125 μm, fix focus, f/2.2, 84° wide angle, Full HD video)
Additional features
Speakers: Mono speaker, Keyboard: Smart Keyboard, virtual keyboard, Keyboard Light: yes, headset, power adaptor, SIM tool, manual, BlackBerry apps, DTEK, Privacy Shade, 12 Months Warranty, FM radio, BeiDou, USB Type-C (USB 3.1, Gen. 1), fanless
Weight
180 g ( = 6.35 oz / 0.4 pounds), Power Supply: 69 g ( = 2.43 oz / 0.15 pounds)
Price
550 Euro

 

Average Score: 78.36% - good
Average of 52 scores (from 83 reviews)
price: 77%, performance: 71%, features: 71%, display: 79% mobility: 90%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: 86%, emissions: 94%

Reviews for the BlackBerry KeyOne

82.9% BlackBerry KEYone Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Press me! TLC has presented a new BlackBerry smartphone with a physical keyboard: the KEYone. The new smartphone combines a 4.5-inch touchscreen with a touch-sensitive keyboard that can also be used as a Trackpad.
Update: Build AAN358 is rolled out.
80% BlackBerry KeyOne review
Source: Techradar English
BlackBerry KeyOne is a sophisticated-looking smartphone that resurrects a physical keyboard in the modern Android era. Its tactical QWERTY keyboard offers a dose of nostalgia, while its smart and secure software give businesses some peace of mind. Just know that the mid-range specs will only get you so far and its entertainment capabilities make this BlackBerry feel as if it clocks out at 5pm sharp when it comes to the fun stuff.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/26/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Blackberry KEYone review – A great business partner
Source: Htxt Africa English
Secure, snappy and long lasting, the Blackberry KEYone is a great business-minded smartphone. The snappers at the front and rear of the handset are great and while the physical keyboard takes some getting used to it's really nice to have a physical keyboard again. Top notch smartphone!
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/29/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% BlackBerry KeyOne Review
Source: The Techy English
The new BlackBerry KeyOne was an attempt to regain the BlackBerry fans through its physical keyboard and the taste of Android operating system. However, in terms of performance, the device lags behind the competitor’s flagship devices due to the poor choice of the mid-range Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor. However, the main USP of the device is the physical keyboard and the state of the art BlackBerry security. BlackBerry also committed to providing fast and regular security updates to assure the data is secured and encrypted. If you don’t mind having a phone with a screen below 5-inches and miss having a physical keyboard, the KEYone is the perfect combination of Android and a keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/30/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
BlackBerry KEYone
Source: Tech Smart English
The BlackBerry KEYone is a device that needs to usher in the next chapter of BlackBerry's evolution and a continued desire to make touch and type devices worthwhile. Unfortunately, the KEYone's design and overall experience remain too mixed to be considered a complete offering. As such, in the recent entries of BlackBerry phones, the KEYone is perhaps one of the most underwhelming.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/30/2017
71% Blackberry KEYone Review
Source: Think Digit English
As a standalone device, the BlackBerry KeyOne is a good phone. However, throw competing smartphones into the mix at the same price point and it’s difficult to recommend the KeyOne.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/16/2017
Rating: Total score: 71%
75% BlackBerry KEYone review: Work more, do more
Source: India Today English
As for the KEYone -- that is priced at Rs 39,990 -- well, it will still largely be a collector's edition device -- for a larger chunk of the audience -- that you would want to buy if you have not crossed paths with yesteryear classics like the Bold and the Curve.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/11/2017
Rating: Total score: 75%
Blackberry KeyOne Review – Does it Live Up to the Nostalgia?
Source: Manila Shaker English
If you’re a big fan of the original Blackberry or you want to feel that certain urge of nostalgia coming in, then the Blackberry KeyOne is for you. Or if you want to know how it feels to have a smartphone with a keyboard in a more modern touchscreen era (instead of attaching gimmicky cases with keyboards patterned after Blackberry units to your phones), then, by all means, try it out.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/07/2017
74% BlackBerry KEYone Limited Edition Black review: Great for BB fans, but others can give it a pass
Source: Tech2 English
As for the rest, they will simply shy away and either go in for an LG G6 or a OnePlus 5 because nobody today wants to deal with the same old physical keyboard. The one that BlackBerry has been harping about for the past 14 years but has not innovated on since the Quark. It’s about time BlackBerry reinvented the smartphone keyboard!
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 74% performance: 70% display: 75% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
BlackBerry KEYone Review
Source: Fone Arena English
Overall, the KEYone offers good performance, has a really good camera, comes with a physical QWERTY keyboard and the battery life is good as well. If you can manage the small display, hybrid SIM and can spend the amount, go for it. It will be available exclusively on Amazon.in starting from August 8th. To summarize, here are the pros and cons of the smartphone.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/04/2017
60% Blackberry KEYone Review: Strictly for Blackberry Fans
Source: Gadget Show English
Blackberry KEYone is a pretty good mobile for all the Blackberry lovers out there who want an Android smartphone. It is a complete package, it comes with latest Android, Blackberry's classic keypad and its security enhancements ensure that your data remains safe. Its ergonomic design is a plus point and the QuickCharge support comes really handy. Priced at Rs 39,990 the smartphone can is a good buy -- if you are Blackberry fan boy. However, if you want a better processor and pure Android experience then you can consider buying the OnePlus 5 which comes with a starting price tag of Rs 32,999.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/02/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
70% BlackBerry KEYone Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
This is a unique smartphone and can't really be judged as an equal with others in its price class. It clearly targets a niche, but what's unknown at this point is whether the target audience is big enough. Even if there are people who like the idea or the memory of a physical keyboard, will they be willing to accept the tradeoffs that this phone demands? In a universe of sleek metal phones with borderless screens and curved glass everywhere, the KEYone is a bit of a brute and we're not sure we would like this as our primary phones, even though we can really make use of its productivity features.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 60% performance: 60% display: 60% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%
BlackBerry KEYone review: BlackBerry is back, but does anyone want a keyboard?
Source: The Indian Express English
At the price of Rs 39,990, a lot of users will find the choice of the mid-range Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 a bit underwhelming. The phone is a good one and maybe the best to ever carry a BlackBerry logo on it, but it’s going to be a hard sell convincing users that they need a keyboard or an added layer of security.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/01/2017
94% BlackBerry KEYone review: A well designed business-oriented smartphone with great tweaks
Source: Techaeris English
The BlackBerry KEYone with its business-oriented focus isn’t for everyone. However, the BlackBerry KEYone is a fantastically built Android smartphone with plenty of additional business-focused features to make it worthwhile. To be honest, it’s going to be difficult to give up the KEYone as a daily driver, and as a buddy said: “I can see the appeal of a ‘grown up’ phone too.” It definitely has enough going for it that sets it apart enough from the “same as everything else” smartphone crowd these days and is worthy of a Top Pick of 2017 here at Techaeris.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/19/2017
Rating: Total score: 94% price: 95% performance: 90% display: 95% mobility: 100% workmanship: 95%
87% Blackberry KEYone — Australian Review
Source: Ausdroid English
I think TCL is on a winner with their take on the new Blackberry and I want to see them extend the legacy they have continued with the KEYone. If other OEMs aren’t scared of the quality and value the Blackberry KEYone represents then they’re not paying attention.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/08/2017
Rating: Total score: 87% price: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
100% Blackberry KEYone phone: Full, in-depth review
Source: Good Gear Guide English
To say we were surprised is an understatement. Blackberry (along with manufacturing partner TCL) has delivered the exact device that it needed to. It melds the best parts of Blackberry – the keyboard, security, management features and build-quality – seamlessly into the latest version of Android. Even if you never use the Blackberry features, you’re left with an excellent Android phone with a very useful keyboard. This is great for those who are more focused on text-based smartphone functions than viewing photos and watching movies.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/29/2017
Rating: Total score: 100%
60% BlackBerry KEYone Review
Source: Toptenreviews English
It’s hard to think of a brand with a more confused history’ than BlackBerry. In the 1990s, it let cutting-edge high-flyers get urgent emails on the move. From 2003, it was the corporate smartphone of choice. In 2008 we learned Barack Obama used one. By 2011, it was the official mobile of urban youth, its QWERTY keypad enabling eyes-free texting from inside hoodie pockets.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
BlackBerry KEYone: A trip down memory lane, but not a fantastic smartphone [Review]
Source: Beta News English
If you're looking for a trip down memory lane with a bit more hardware power, this could be the phone for you, but if you're after a slick business device, you may be disappointed.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/09/2017
85% TCL BlackBerry KEYone
Source: T Break English
Honestly, the TCL BlackBerry KEYone in a winner. This is the Android phone that BlackBerry owners have been waiting for and I’m surprised it took so long to get this out to the consumers. It has a great keyboard and a fantastic battery life along with a very good camera and BlackBerry’s suite of security and apps. Where the challenge lies is the size of the market that still prefers this kind of form factor. It might not be very large but for everyone in it, BlackBerry has done a great service and produced and stellar phone.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/08/2017
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 85% performance: 75% workmanship: 85%
80% BlackBerry KEYOne Review: In Depth
Source: Recombu English
This handset boasts plenty of great features, all wrapped up in a smart business-like frame. However, many similarly-priced rivals boast better performance and more compact design, as well as smarter camera tech.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/08/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
60% BlackBerry KEYone
Source: IT Pro Portal English
There's no denying that the BlackBerry KEYone is the company's most advanced smartphone to date - but it still feels like it's lacking something.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/08/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% BlackBerry KeyOne review
Source: Techradar English
BlackBerry KeyOne is a sophisticated-looking smartphone that resurrects a physical keyboard in the modern Android era. Its tactical QWERTY keyboard offers a dose of nostalgia, while its smart and secure software give businesses some peace of mind. Just know that the mid-range specs will only get you so far and its entertainment capabilities make this BlackBerry feel as if it clocks out at 5pm sharp when it comes to the fun stuff.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% BlackBerry KeyOne Review: In Praise of the Keyboard
Source: Tom's Guide English
It's fortunate, then, that TCL has done such a good job building extra functionality into the keyboard and throwing in a long-lasting battery that won't force you to look for an electrical outlet just when you need the phone the most. A $549 price tag will be hard to swallow, especially when lower-cost, unlocked Android phones can match the KeyOne's performance. But the combination of BlackBerry software and hardware that makes you more productive can't be overlooked.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/31/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
BlackBerry KEYone Smartphone: Is It Good for Business?
Source: Business News Daily English
Ultimately, the BlackBerry KEYone seems like a solid business-friendly device, if a tad on the pricey side. But will anyone buy one? Will you?
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/31/2017
BlackBerry KeyOne review: BlackBerry's bold return to form
Source: Pocket Lint English
If there was ever a device to convince BlackBerry loyalists to jump onboard Android, the KeyOne is it. It's a more complete package than the Priv was, and is a much more compelling device than either of the two most recent all-touch phones. It might even be the device to convince older BB fans to leave their newer iPhone or Galaxy device behind.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/30/2017
BlackBerry KEYone review
Source: GSM Arena English
BlackBerry and TCL have a solid device on their hands: TCL-made hardware which follows BlackBerry's legacy of physical keyboards with a security-oriented software experience. TCL and BlackBerry both received high praises after the phone was previewed to the press back during CES. Whether or not that praise will directly translate into sales is always ultimately up to the consumer.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/29/2017
BlackBerry KeyOne review
Source: V3.co.uk English
The BlackBerry KeyOne is good in many ways, and I'd almost consider one as my daily phone for the battery and productivity alone. But that keyboard, good as it is, just isn't something I need in my life anymore.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/25/2017
BlackBerry KEYone Preview: Design, Performance & Camera Test
Source: Know Your Mobile English
Ahead of my full review, I figured I’d do a little write-up of my thoughts after spending a few days with the BlackBerry KEYone
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/24/2017
81% BlackBerry KEYone Review: It keeps going, and going…
Source: Pocketnow English
The BlackBerry KEYone is a unique offering in the sea of flat slabs that we find in 2017. It definitely has a niche, and we're sure that it'll perform well there, but it's interesting to see just how little this phone is about just the keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/17/2017
Rating: Total score: 81% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
BlackBerry KEYone Review – Productivity with a Physical Keyboard
Source: G Style Magazine English
For the multitasker that likes to do everything from social media to managing their emails it will be great for you. Software wise its snappy and its running the latest version of Android which some flagships aren’t. Hopefully it continues this path. Battery life is some of the best I seen on any device thanks to its huge size and midrange processor which is good but also can cause you slight delays maybe doing some gaming or having say 10-15+ apps open at once. But most of all is can you go to a keyboard? I think if you give the Blackberry KEYone some time and warm up to it you might up liking it more than you expect. Don’t forget its unlocked and should play nice with various carriers once you get it in-hand.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/15/2017
BlackBerry KeyOne review: BlackBerry's bold return to form
Source: Pocket Lint English
If there was ever a device to convince BlackBerry loyalists to jump onboard Android, the KeyOne is it. It's a more complete package than the Priv was, and is a much more compelling device than either of the two most recent all-touch phones. It might even be the device to convince older BB fans to leave their newer iPhone or Galaxy device behind.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/10/2017
40% Review: Blackberry Keyone smartphone
Source: PC Authority English
On one level I could see myself really going for the BlackBerry KeyOne. I like its chunky stylings, the screen is good, and it runs Android so the app question that used to dog BlackBerry is now a moot point.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/08/2017
Rating: Total score: 40%
40% BlackBerry Keyone review: Not a bad phone, but far, far too expensive
Source: Alphr English
On one level I could see myself really going for the BlackBerry KeyOne. I like its chunky stylings, the screen is good, and it runs Android so the app question that used to dog BlackBerry is now a moot point. But I just can’t get past that price. If you pay £500 for this, you are being taken for a ride. The specifications inside aren't good enough for a handset at this price and the fact you can get our favourite Android phone for £101 less, which has far better performance, simply underlines that.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/05/2017
Rating: Total score: 40%
74% BlackBerry KEYone Review – An Expensive Blast From The Past
Source: What Mobile English
In our day-to-day testing, we found the above to be very accurate. For modest use we found that the KEYone was easily capable of extending beyond the two day mark, which is something few phones can achieve. Move it up to moderate use and you should still be good for two days.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/05/2017
Rating: Total score: 74% price: 70% performance: 80% display: 70% workmanship: 80%
Review: BlackBerry KEYone
Source: Phone Scoop English
The KEYone is not for multimedia lovers. The smaller display simply isn't ideal for watching videos and negates the phone's ability to support VR entirely. Moreover, if you prefer swiping on glass to pressing physical keys then there's no reason to regress to the KEYone. People who value physical keys, strong security options, and powerful messaging tools will find plenty to like in the BlackBerry KEYone. The company is selling the phone unlocked directly to consumers beginning May 31. The phone costs $549. The KEYone is no fancy flagship; instead, it's the workhorse that many of today's professionals still need to power through their day.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/04/2017
70% BlackBerry KEYone Is a Blast From the Past With Modern Functionality
Source: Best Products English
The truth is that BlackBerry should have launched a smartphone with this form factor and Android OS two to three years ago. Currently, there's a good chance that most of the KEYone's prospective buyers have already switched to an iPhone or another Android device.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
BlackBerry KEYone Review
Source: Androidcommunity.com English
The BlackBerry KEYone is a rather decent, though mid-range, smartphone that gives a respectable throwback to the days of old. However, it doesn’t exist in a vacuum, so we always have to ask why would you want to buy one. If you’re a die-hard BlackBerry fan, you’d probably consider Android heresy anyway and would opt for the large and odd Passport. If you’re a die-hard QWERTY fan, you might be better served by a PRIV. So who is the KEYone for really?
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/04/2017
80% BlackBerry KeyOne review
Source: Techradar English
This new BlackBerry phone fits a specific type of person, and they pretty much know who they already are: exiled BlackBerry users who have felt forced to trade their physical keyboards for on-screen keyboards over last half decade. Businesses considering buying this for their employees should appreciate the front-and-center security app and BlackBerry Hub. There’s no excuse for workers to miss your messages now. Anyone just looking to stand out with this old-meets-new smartphone will have an instant conversation starter with anyone over 35 and a lot of “What’s that thing?” from younger millennials.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
84% BlackBerry KEYone review: Getting stuff done
Source: Android Authority English
The BlackBerry KEYone is coming to the US on May 31 for the price of $549. It’ll also make its way to additional carriers, including Sprint, later in the summer, though exact availability details have yet to be revealed. Canada availability is also slated for May 31, while the phone is already on sale in the UK (at just one store, though).
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 78% display: 77% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
80% BlackBerry KEYone review: The physical QWERTY keyboard makes a comeback
Source: Mobile Syrup English
The $199.99 contract price is cheaper compared to what flagships go for these days, and as of this review, no outright price has been revealed. The KEYone will not be available unlocked through ShopBlackBerry.com, making the carrier strategy more evident.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
BlackBerry KeyOne review: Embracing Android with a real keyboard
Source: Talk Android English
BlackBerry and TCL actually did a really fantastic job on this phone. Battery life is fantastic, it’s a very secure device thanks to BlackBerry’s enterprise enhancements, and that keyboard is flexible and versatile. Despite all of that, though, you really have to wonder who is supposed to be drawn to this phone.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/04/2017
70% Blackberry Keyone Review: Part Productivity, Part Nostalgia
Source: The Verge English
My time with the KeyOne has not converted me to a keyboard diehard — I’m still much faster and more comfortable typing with a virtual keyboard and the things I use my phone for benefit from a larger screen. It turns out that I use my phone to avoid getting shit done as much as I use it to be productive. Compared to BlackBerry’s heyday, smartphones are now much more than just productivity tools and for most of us, they need to be as adept at entertainment as they are at doing work.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
83% BlackBerry KEYone review: Vintage vibes and a modern OS
Source: Engadget English
I really, really didn't expect to like the BlackBerry KEYone. Sure, I have a lingering attachment to this once-great mobile brand, and I do like a good underdog story. Putting those highly personal things aside, though, and we're left with an objectively great smartphone. Of course, given the years of experience nearly all of us have when all-touch devices, I have to wonder if anyone accustomed to tapping glass would make the move back.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 83%

Foreign Reviews

80% Smartphone Blackberry Keyone
Source: PCtipp.ch German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/17/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
85% Tasten, Pornos und Gangsta-Rap
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/29/2017
Rating: Total score: 85% features: 70% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
88% Das Business-Phone ist zurück!
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/14/2017
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 94% features: 85% display: 81% mobility: 95%
80% Comeback Der Physischen Tastatur
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/13/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
91% BlackBerry KEYone im Test: Hardware-Tastatur 2017
Source: Teltarif German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/12/2017
Rating: Total score: 91% price: 87%
BlackBerry KEYone das andere Smartphone
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/09/2017
Die Produktivitäts-Maschine
Source: Frankfurter Allgemeine German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/08/2017
Tastatur-Smartphone mit langer Laufzeit
Source: Computerbase German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/22/2017
80% Blackberry KEYone
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/18/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Comeback Der Physischen Tastatur
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/15/2017
BlackBerry KeyOne das Tastatur-Phone
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/01/2017
So schlägt sich das Mercury
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/27/2017
Comeback Der Physischen Tastatur
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/26/2017
Teures Multitalent
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/26/2017
Smartphone mit Touch und Type
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/25/2017
81% Recensione BlackBerry KeyOne: il qwerty-fonino ha fatto centro
Source: Chimera Revo Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/29/2017
Rating: Total score: 81% price: 70% features: 60% mobility: 95% workmanship: 90%
85% Recensione Blackberry Keyone – Lo Smartphone Con La Cravatta
Source: Techzilla.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/26/2017
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 75% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 95%
87% Recensione BlackBerry KEYone: tastiera fisica per professionisti e nostalgici
Source: Tutto Android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/26/2017
Rating: Total score: 87% price: 78% features: 81% display: 87% mobility: 86% ergonomy: 82%
83% Recensione BlackBerry KeyOne: produttività, sicurezza e tastiera fisica
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/21/2017
Rating: Total score: 83%
83% Recensione Blackberry KEYone
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/20/2017
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 70% features: 80% display: 75% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 85%
86% Recensione Video BlackBerry KEYone
Source: Batista70Phone Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/03/2017
Rating: Total score: 86% display: 85% mobility: 100% ergonomy: 95%
80% Smartphone Blackberry Keyone - Recensione Caratteristiche Prezzo
Source: Smartphone e tablet android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
80% Blackberry Keyone Recensione: La Tastiera Fa Resistenza
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
86% Recensione BlackBerry KeyONE
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/12/2017
Rating: Total score: 86% price: 70% display: 85% mobility: 88% workmanship: 81%
Recensione Blackberry Keyone
Source: Notebook Italia Italian IT→EN
Positive: Good price; high autonomy; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/20/2017
BlackBerry KEYone: La Recensione dello smartphone “nostalgia”
Source: Androidiani Italian IT→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; nice design; comfortable keyboard; long battery life. Negative: Poor display; average performance; relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/27/2017
Recensione BlackBerry KeyOne, il ritorno della tastiera fisica
Source: Pianeta Cellulare Italian IT→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; nice ergonomy; long battery life. Negative: Poor display; high price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/26/2017
100% BlackBerry KEYone - De toets doorstaan
Source: PCM Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/17/2017
Rating: Total score: 100%
80% BlackBerry KEYone - De toets doorstaan
Source: Computer Totaal Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/17/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% BlackBerry KeyOne review: BlackBerry zoals het hoort
Source: All About Phones Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/19/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Test Du Blackberry Keyone : Enfin Un Smartphone Sortant Du Lot !
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 60% display: 70% mobility: 100% workmanship: 70%
80% Test BlackBerry KeyOne
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/13/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Test Du Blackberry Keyone : Le Clavier Fait De La Résistance
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/26/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Test du Blackberry KEYone : le fabuleux retour du clavier physique
Source: Phonandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Blackberry KEYone : Le téléphone Android à clavier disponible dès aujourd’hui!
Source: Geekbecois French FR→EN
Positive: Comfortable keyboard; solid workmanship; high autonomy. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/31/2017
79% BlackBerry Keyone - test smartfona z fizyczną klawiaturą
Source: Komputerswiat Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/25/2017
Rating: Total score: 79% features: 74%
70% Обзор BlackBerry KEYone: самый новый смартфон на Android с механической qwerty-клавиатурой
Source: Ferra.ru RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
Первый взгляд на Blackberry KEYone
Source: Mobile Review RU→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; beautiful design; quick charge.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/14/2017
Обзор QWERTY-смартфона Blackberry KEYone
Source: Mobile Review RU→EN
Positive: Good speakers; high secure. Negative: Uncomfortable keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/14/2017
BlackBerry KEYone recenze: Povedený návrat hardwarové klávesnice?
Source: Svet Androida CZ→EN
Positive: Comfortable keyboard; long battery life; good cameras; fast fingerprint sensor. Negative: High price; weak processor.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/01/2017
BlackBerry KeyOne chính hãng giá 15 triệu tại Việt Nam
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Metal case; compact size; nice display; decent cameras; quick charging. Negative: Weak processor.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/29/2017

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BlackBerry KeyOne is a sophisticated-looking smartphone that resurrects a physical keyboard in the modern Android era. Its tactical QWERTY keyboard offers a dose of nostalgia, while its smart and secure software gives businesses some peace of mind. It's touted as the most secure Android phone, pre-loaded with smart, enterprise-level mobile software and, at last, delivers an old-school physical keyboard within a modern enough stainless steel and faux-leather design. The easiest way to describe the KeyOne's design is that it almost looks like an elongated Passport Silver Edition. It has a similar, industrial design on the top bezel, with the aluminum broken up by the pill-shaped ambient light sensor, squircle front camera cut-out and the machined holes covering the earpiece. By today's standards, the KeyOne is a thick device. At 9.4mm, it's a full 2.3mm thicker than an iPhone 7. It's also technically heavier than both of those phones. Despite this, it doesn't feel like a hefty phone. It's well balanced and has very rounded edges on the sides and on the bottom to make it ergonomic. BlackBerry KeyOne is clearly an Android phone that has productivity users in mind. It works as an entertainment device, too, but it's not the best at it. The screen is bright and colorful, but it's 3:2 aspect ratio leaves a user with unsightly black bars on all 16:9 video. It borrows camera specs from other top-tier top phones, with a 12MP sensor.

As with all of its previous Android phones, one of the major benefits of choosing a BlackBerry is the additional software. BlackBerry Mobile adds mostly useful extras. The user gets the BlackBerry Hub, which brings in all the notifications from across apps into one useful feed. There's also the Notable app which lets the user create notes and markup images or screenshots, while the calendar app is clean and distraction-free. In the Android software, there's also an updated version of the Productivity tab that gets you easy access to calendar, reminders, unread messages and recent contacts. This lives on the right of the screen by default, but a user can switch it to the left side, and launch it by swiping the small white tab on the edge of the screen towards the center. Under the hood is Qualcomm's impressive mid-range Snapdragon 625 processor paired with 3GB of RAM. Although it is not top-of-line compared to other flagships, even so, virtually all of the transitions are quick and smooth. There's no waiting around for anything to load. The battery life on the BlackBerry KeyOne is one of the best. Thanks to making full use of Android Nougat's enhanced Doze mode, standby time uses very little of the battery's juice. What's more, having a smaller screen with fewer pixels than a traditional 1080p display helps. The 3,505mAh battery, complimented by Quick Charge capability was capable of getting to the end of a second day with moderate use.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Qualcomm Adreno 506: Integrated graphics card in the Snapdragon 625 SoC and based on the new 500-series architecture with support for Vulkan, OpenGL ES 3.1 + AE (3.2) and UBWC. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
625: Mid-range octa-core SoC with eight ARM Cortex-A53 cpu cores at up to 2 GHz, an Adreno 506 GPU, a DDR3L-1866 memory controller and a X9 LTE (Cat 7) modem. Manufactured in the modern 14nm process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
4.5":

This is a typical smartphone diagonal.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.18 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


78.36%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices with the same GPU

BlackBerry Motion
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 625, 5.5", 0.167 kg
Vivo V7+
Adreno 506, unknown, 5.99", 0.16 kg
Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro ZD552KL
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 625, 5.5", 0.147 kg
Xiaomi Mi A1
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 625, 5.5", 0.165 kg
Lenovo Moto G5s Plus
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 625, 5.5", 0.168 kg
Xiaomi Mi5X
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 625, 5.5", 0.165 kg
Lenovo Moto G5S
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 625, 5.5", 0.168 kg
Alcatel Idol 5S
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 625, 5.2", 0.149 kg
Xiaomi Mi Max 2
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 625, 6.44", 0.211 kg
Lenovo Moto Z2 Play
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 626, 5.5", 0.145 kg
ZTE Nubia M2
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 625, 5.5", 0.168 kg
Samsung Galaxy C5 Pro
Adreno 506, unknown, 5.2", 0.145 kg
BQ Aquaris X
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 626, 5.2", 0.153 kg
Asus ZenFone Zoom S ZE553KL
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 625, 5.5", 0.17 kg
BQ Aquaris X Pro
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 626, 5.2", 0.158 kg
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 625, 5.5", 0.165 kg
Wiko Wim
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 626, 5.5", 0.16 kg
Lenovo Moto G5 Plus
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 625, 5.2", 0.155 kg
Vivo V5 Plus
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 625, 5.5", 0.159 kg
Lenovo P2
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 625, 5.5", 0.177 kg
Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom-ZE553KL
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 625, 5.5", 0.17 kg
ZTE Blade V8 Pro
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 625, 5.5", 0.185 kg
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 625, 5.7", 0.17 kg
Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 625, 5", 0.156 kg
Xiaomi Redmi 4 Pro
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 625, 5", 0.156 kg
Asus Zenfone 3 ZE520KL-1B011WW
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 625, 5.2", 0.144 kg
ZTE Axon 7 Max
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 625, 6", 0 kg
Xiaomi Redmi 4
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 625, 5", 0.153 kg
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2017-03- 9)