BlackBerry KEY2 survives better than predecessor with JerryRigEverything’s tests

Last year, phone maker TCL almost ran away with great results on durability with the KEYone… with one critical failure. Can it win with the KEY2?

BlackBerry KEY2 Review: The icon almost reborn (Video)

Check out our video BlackBerry KEY2 review to find out why hardcore fans of the iconic brand can be both excited and disappointed by this retro bad boy.

BlackBerry KEYone set to receive Oreo update this week, at least in Canada

June 28 is when Canada’s top wireless service provider expects to start rolling Android 8.0 Oreo out to the BlackBerry KEYone. Yes, this Thursday.

Get the GSM unlocked BlackBerry KEYone for $400, or $350 with Verizon activation

What better time to buy last year’s BlackBerry KEYone at a hefty discount than on the eve of the KEY2’s US commercial debut?

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BlackBerry has a new phone to last a weekend, feature a keyboard and much more while Apple has surged in software in some places and lagged in others.

Meet the BlackBerry KEY2 (Video)

Join us in witnessing the “rebirth of an icon”, as we spend a little quality time with the newly unveiled BlackBerry KEY2 touchscreen/keyboard hybrid.

Full BlackBerry KEY2 specs are out, along with all-black ev-leaked render (Update: price)

We know exactly what to expect from the TCL-made BlackBerry KEY2 in advance of an official New York City launch event, from design to colors to specs.

BlackBerry KEY2 bares it all in new renders leaked ahead of June 7 global launch

This is it, ladies and gents, the BlackBerry KEY2 in press-friendly quality, just two days ahead of its big announcement event in New York City.

A ‘pop-up showroom’ will let you ‘experience’ the BlackBerry KEY2 next week in NYC

The highly anticipated and long overdue BlackBerry KEY2 smartphone will be formally unveiled on June 7 in NYC, and showcased the next two days in a “pop-up showroom.”

BlackBerry KEY2 seemingly gets benchmarked, along with mystery BBE100 device

If the BBF100 is the BlackBerry KEY2, what exactly is the BBE100? Impossible to say, but a more than respectable Snapdragon 660 processor is apparently onboard.

BlackBerry BBG100-1 benchmark reveals middling specs in line with a KEY2 Lite variant

We have no idea how TCL might plan to name the recently benchmarked BlackBerry BBG100-1 smartphone, but something along the lines of KEY2 Lite feels like a good guess.

BlackBerry KEY2 event scheduled for June 7

The launch event is happening at 10am in New York. We have a summary of a fewtricks this KEY2, formerly codenamed “Athena” has in store.

BlackBerry KEY2 moves one step closer to commercial reality with new certifications

Essentially revealed in full by China’s FCC-equivalent Tenaa agency, the BlackBerry KEY2, aka BBF-100, has also stopped by the Bluetooth SIG and Wi-Fi Alliance recently to confirm its impending arrival.

BlackBerry KEY2 design, specs and features are pretty much confirmed now

We’re not 100 percent sure about the BlackBerry KEY2 name, but a KEYone sequel is certainly right around the corner, and we have its full spec sheet already.

BlackBerry Athena render purportedly depicts KEYone sequel from all angles

Can you imagine a BlackBerry KEYone sequel with sharper corners, a dual rear-facing camera setup, and possibly, a larger touchscreen? If not, here’s a BlackBerry Athena render to help you out.

BlackBerry Ghost looms large with ‘bezel-less’ design, regional focus

BlackBerry Ghost is apparently the mysterious codename of an upcoming “bezel-less, premium” Android handset manufactured by India’s Optiemus.

BlackBerry KEYone’s new permanent price is $500

At 9 months in, the first official phone from licensee BlackBerry KEYone is getting a permanent markdown. How does this line up with other options?

TCL brings BlackBerry Motion to the US, KEYone Bronze Edition to Asia and Europe

Before releasing “at least” two new BlackBerry smartphones later in 2018, TCL is showcasing a KEYone Bronze Edition at CES, and launching the Motion stateside this Friday.

Vote for your top flagship smartphone of 2017!

We’ve had our say, now it’s our readers’ chance to pick a winner. Which flagship gets the tip-top mark for 2017? Cast your ballot and find out on New Year’s Day!

The 5 most-watched Pocketnow videos of 2017!

Pocketnow has covered a lot of ground in smartphones this year and a lot of that coverage came onto our video side. Which ones were the most popular? Time to take a look back.

BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition giveaway from TCL

BlackBerry Mobile is engaging consumers with an Instagram-based contest — no picture-taking required, just some sharing with your friends.

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The ghosts of iPhones past, present and future make the rounds in our show today. From Secret Santas to batteries big and small, this is gonna be fun.

Popular BlackBerry KEYone goes $100 off list to $450 unlocked for Cyber Monday

Those focused on mobile productivity should look no further than Amazon and Best Buy this Cyber Monday to get the BlackBerry KEYone at a killer price.

BlackBerry KEYone sequel inches closer to release with benchmark ‘confirming’ 6GB RAM

We have no idea how TCL intends to name this BlackBerry KEYone follow-up (maybe KEYtwo), but 6GB RAM and a Snapdragon 660 SoC seem etched in stone.

BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition costs $700 after $100 discount in Canada today only

Typically priced at CAD 800 up north, the 4GB RAM-packing BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition is sold at a $100 discount today only.