BlackBerry KEY2 image leaked ahead of its official launch

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BlackBerry will announce the BlackBerry Key2 on Thursday, June 7, but if you can't wait a few more days, these renders may give a clear look at the upcoming phone. Although the price is now unknown, if the device is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 660 processor, as previously suggested, we should expect it to be priced similarly to last year's model.

BlackBerry KEY2 specifications and price details have emerged online ahead of its formal debut that is scheduled in New York City for Wednesday, June 7.

The BlackBerry Key2 is all set for an official unveiling tomorrow, and rumors of the device are already flying thick and fast.

None other than reputed tipster Evan Blass has leaked the specifications and price details of the BlackBerry KEY2. The latest smartphone is expected to arrive with a physical keyboard, dual rear cameras, and a textured back panel.

From the images, we can see that the handset will feature a square-ish screen design as opposed to the elongated screens that are prevalent on smartphones in the market everywhere.

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One of the current trends in mobile phones is not missing from BlackBerry KEY2, namely, the dual camera setup, with one sensor of 12 MP with F1.8 aperture and another one with 12 MP with F2.6 aperture. The smartphone also has a fingerprint sensor embedded under the spacebar key. Both devices should be equipped with a Snapdragon 660 octa-core processor.

In the leaked images, BlackBerry KEY2 is seen flaunting a dual rear camera with an LED flash.

The battery measures in at 3500mAh, it's running Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box, has a 3.5mm headphone jack, and there is the relatively big physical keyboard below the display, which really makes the Key2 stand out.

Connectivity options will include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC and USB 3.1 Type-C port.

All is set to be revealed on June 7 United States time so we won't have long to wait before we hear the official details, as well as how the new keyboard will function.