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User Agent Profile Reveals BlackBerry KEYone Successor Will Have Snapdragon 660 SoC

by Habeeb Onawole 4

The BlackBerry KEYone is about six months old, so it doesn’t come as a surprise that TCL is already working on a successor. A user agent profile seen on TCL’s website has revealed details of the successor.

BlackBerry KEYone

The phone’s official name is currently unknown but it’s model number is BBF100-1. This is similar to that of the KEYone which is BBB100-1. It will have a QWERTY keyboard, the same 1620 x 1080 screen resolution as its predecessor, and swap the Snapdragon 625 mobile platform for a Snapdragon 660.

BlackBerry KEYone successor

The processor seems to be the main upgrade and it is nice to see TCL go for a more powerful chip and not the Snapdragon 626. Other specs that may get upgraded include the cameras and possibly battery. Features like RAM and storage may remain the same.

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When the phone launches, we expect it will come with Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. Blackberry says the KEYone will get updated to Oreo, so it only makes sense that its successor runs it out of the box.

Do you own a KEYone? What features do you want TCL to add to the second generation model?




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  • Harald M.

    Very good!

  • meh…

    I like the Passport, and the KEYone was a decent Passport successor. I also REALLY liked the Priv… Where’s the Priv successor? Once that comes from TCL, I’ll come back from my S8 Plus.

  • Francis Taquin

    PRIV is the Best! Physical Keyboard + large screen !

  • Jumar Bonjoc

    I owned blackberry you did already great with passport..what I am looking for is the passport size running android..or even the priv was nice..but you did not fixed the heat issue..thanks now for keyone that you fixed the detaching screen..i hope you listen to your subscriber..release passport 2 and priv 2..