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BlackBerry KEY 2, KEY 2 LE launch the Philippines, priced

BlackBerry hints of coming back to the Philippine market as it brings its premium mid-range smartphone, the BlackBerry KEY 2, to our shores.

Launched in June 2018, the BlackBerry KEY 2 features a 4.5-inch IPS 1080p display, a Snapdragon 660 chipset, 6GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, 12MP + 12MP dual rear cameras, 8MP front shooter, and 3,500mAh battery with Qualcomm QuickCharge 3.

Aside from these, the device’s iconic QWERTY keyboard, an all-new Speed Key, enhanced security and privacy features such as DTEK security suite and FIPS 140-2 Full Disk Encryption. It also comes with an in-keyboard fingerprint scanner.


The company also brings its lite version called the KEY 2 LE that sports a 4.5-inch display, Snapdragon 636 chipset, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, 13MP + 5MP dual rear cameras, 8MP front camera, and 3,000mAh battery.

BlackBerry KEY 2 key specifications:

  • 4.5-inch 3:2 IPS LCD display @1620 x 1080px
  • 2.5D curved glass
  • Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 2.2GHz octa-core processor
  • Adreno 512 GPU
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64GB/128GB internal storage
  • expandable up to 256GB via Micro SD
  • 12MP f/1.8 + 12MP f/2.6 rear cameras with dual-tone LED flash
  • 8MP front camera with LED flash
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac
  • GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • USB 3.0 Type-C
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm audio port
  • In-keyboard fingerprint scanner
  • Speed Key
  • Gyroscope
  • DTEK security suite
  • FIPS 140-2 Full Disk Encryption
  • Android 8.1 Oreo
  • 3,500mAh battery with Qualcomm QuickCharge 3.0 support

Blackberry KEY 2 LE specs:

  • 4.5-inch 3:2 IPS LCD display @ 1080 x 1620 px
  • Corning Gorilla Glass protection
  • 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  • Adreno 509 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32GB, 64GB internal storage
  • expandable via microSD up to 256GB
  • 13 MP, f/2.2, 1/3.1?, 1.12µm, PDAF + 5 MP, f/2.4, 1.12µm dual rear cameras with dual LED Flash
  • 8MP front camera
  • Single SIM, Dual SIM
  • 4G LTE
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 ?/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • NFC
  • FM Radio
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • 3,000mAh battery
  • Colors: Slate, Champagne, Atomic
  • 150.3 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm

Their prices are:

  • BlackBerry KEY 2 (128GB) – PHP 39,990
  • BlackBerry KEY 2 LE (64GB) – PHP 24,990

Purchasing the BlackBerry KEY 2 at the official store of MemoXpress or BlackBerry in Shopee will grant you a free QCY T1 TWS Bluetooth Earphones (MemoXpress only) and P62 10000mAH powerbank (MemoXpress only). The BlackBerry KEY 2 LE, on the other hand, will have an MS71 Bluetooth Headphone (MemoXpress only) and P62 10000mAH powerbank as its freebies.

Customers can also order the KEY 2 and get a PHP 1,000 off while the KEY 2 LE will have a PHP 500 discount upon purchasing them at BlackBerry’s Facebook and Instagram accounts.

Vaughn is your go-to person when it comes to comparing gadgets especially smartphones. He's also a gamer by heart and the "Hackerman" of the team.

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3 Responses

  1. Gearkid says:

    At last. So hard to buy in greenhills without warranty.

  2. Rolyn Banaga says:

    Is this available now in your store?

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