We have some news for BlackBerry fans! The company’s BlackBerry Key2 smartphone is getting a Red Edition. However, this isn’t like Red Edition smartphones from other companies and has more than just cosmetic changes.
The BlackBerry Key2 Red Edition houses twice the internal storage as compared to the original device. To be more precise, it has 128GB of internal storage, while the original Key2 smartphone had 64GB of onboard storage.
But that’s not all. Another change in the Red Edition of BlackBerry Key2 smartphone is that it comes with a tweaked UI and has some modernised versions of some of the company’s native apps. So if you have been thinking whether or not you should buy the BlackBerry Key2, maybe these changes would help you make up your mind.
Another thing that you should note is that the back panel of the smartphone is still Black, and it’s only the front and the side edges that have been coloured Red now.
We should also mention that the BlackBerry Key2 Red Edition will be getting launched with a revamped version of Hub+ software that comes with a new Action Bar that can be seen at the bottom of the Hub+ applications. BlackBerry has also claimed that these applications will offer enhanced ergonomics by giving users quicker access to features like search, sort and compose.
Furthermore, there is also a UX update on BlackBerry Hub and BlackBerry Calendar that, according to the company, give it a more modern look. And needless to say, the extra internal storage of the device will only enhance its performance.
As of now, the company has not disclosed the release date for the BlackBerry Key2 Red Edition, however, we do know that the smartphone will be available in North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia. BlackBerry Key2 Red Edition will be priced at EUR 779, which is approximately Rs 63,000. The device will come bundled with a special edition set of red BlackBerry-branded earbuds.
We are guessing that the device will be launching soon considering that it has already gone on pre-orders in Europe via the official BlackBerry Mobile online store.