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Rumoured BlackBerry KEYone successor with Snapdragon 660, 6GB RAM spotted on Geekbench


A device with model number QUALCOMM BBF100-1 has been spotted on GeekBench running on Snapdragon 660 SoC with 4GB of RAM

BlackBerry officially announced the touch version of its KEYOne, the BlackBerry Motion smartphone at GITEX Technology Week in Dubai last month and it seems that a blackberry keyone successor is already in the works. A device with model number QUALCOMM BBF100-1, which is the alleged KEYOne successor, was spotted on the popular benchmarking app GeekBench by GSMArena.

To recall, the blackberry keyone sported the model number BBB100-X, where X denotes a number based the region where the smartphone is launched and the report says that the new surfaced device with model number BBF100-1 is most likely its successor “KEYTwo”. As per the listing, the alleged BlackBerry KEYOne successor is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC with 6GB of RAM and runs on Android Oreo. The handset scored 1532 in single-core and 4185 in multi-core score test.

The BlackBerry KEYone was launched back in April 2017. It features a 4.5-inch Full HD IPS display with a 1080 x 1620p resolution and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. The smartphone is powered by a 2 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset coupled with 4GB of RAM. It sports 64GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 2TB using a microSD card.

The KEYone features a 12MP rear camera with and comes with an 8MP camera for selfies. It packs a 3505mAh battery and runs on Android 7.1 Nougat. It’s a dual SIM smartphone, which is a first for BlackBerry. Connectivity options on the smartphone include GPS, hotspot, NFC, WiFi and Bluetooth.

The lower-half of the KEYone’s display sports a QWERTY keyboard, with the touchscreen housed on top. It features a fingerprint sensor on its spacebar, and the KEYboard supports touch input for scrolling. The phone also supports fast charging, USB Type C port and DTEK security monitoring app.