Aesthetically, the BlackBerry Key2 seen in the images below is similar to its well-received predecessor, the KeyOne, albeit with a few notable differences that bring an added level of sophistication to the phone's overall design.
BlackBerry Key2 pic.twitter.com/4YMZ2hxUYPJune 4, 2018
For one, the KeyOne's silver and black two-tone effect is gone in favor of a more unified all-black front and back. You'll also notice that the grippy, rubberized texture on the phone's rear now extends all the way to the top of the handset.
Other refinements include a slimmer bezel above the display, as well as a sleeker physical keyboard. As was previously revealed, we can also see Key2 sporting a dual camera setup on its rear and a mysterious button at the bottom right of the keyboard.
pic.twitter.com/uJPnsD3KsRJune 4, 2018
At present, little has been confirmed regarding the BlackBerry Key2's technical prowess, however, it's expected that the device will pack 6GB of RAM and an octa-core Snapdragon 660 chipset.
We'll know for sure when the BlackBerry Key2 is officially announced later in the week.
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