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BlackBerry KEY2 LE GSM Unlocked Android Smartphone 64GB 13MP Rear Dual Camera Android 8 1 Oreo U S Warranty Slate

Last Updated: 5 Apr 2019 (Refresh Now)
6.7
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
58
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
6
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5 meters
SIZE
4096 GB
MEMORY
Yes
DUAL SIM
Micro SD
SD CARD TYPE

Review Summary - 52 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Device Compatibility
 22
blackberry, verizon, support, account, priv
+77%
-23%
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" ...  Love this phone. ... I had the PRIV before this phone.  ...  "
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" ...  - So far the phone run's very smoothly ... - Blackberry softwear is trying a bunch of stuff (ex: BB Hub).  ...  "
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" ...  I'm so in love with my blackberry key2 LE  ...  "
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" ...  I had a Samsung previously, and was thinking of going to an iPhone.  ...  "
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" ...  For those who are wondering if it will work on Verizon Network, I can say yes it does. ... Definitely get a new card before even switching to this phone. ... Blackberry Key2Le is a great device.  ...  "
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" ...  Synching, transferring content, and setting it up was a breeze. ... Love this new phone. ... Best new feature -- a free mobile Hotspot.  ...  "
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" ...  I want to note that the phone works flawlessly with Verizon. ... You can also transfer everything over from your old phone over wifi.  ...  "
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" ...  overall great blackberry  ...  "
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Keyboard
 21
physical, type, priv, le, screen
+90%
-10%
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" ...  * Keyboard provides confidence with it's predictable tactile feel  ...  "
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" ...  What I love about the key2 le is that it is a lot lighter, easier to type on with a larger keyboard and a lot of the software glitches are gone.  ...  "
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" ...  I always liked physical keyboard phones. ... I write emails, forum posts, and take notes, so a functional real keyboard is a must. ... They keyboard is a joy to use! ... It is softer than my old Priv's keyboard, and I can type faster.  ...  "
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" ...  Keyboard is good.  ...  "
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" ...  I can honestly say I love this phone as someone who can't live without a physical qwerty keyboard. ... If you can live without the keyboard there really is no point in purchasing this phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Coming from the Keyone, the LE is lighter and the keyboard is not shiny but matte which makes typing easier. ... I do miss the track pad keyboard and the screen is more cool looking to my KeyOnes more soft look.  ...  "
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" ...  Been a long time since I used a keyboard (have used iphones for about 8 years now). ... It is so nice to type on a physical keyboard.  ...  "
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" ...  it's got a real keyboard (enough said) and if one likes the previous BlackBerry phones, one won't be disappointed  ...  "
Software Platform
 18
verizon, phone, message, apps, app
+72%
-28%
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" ...  * All the familiarities of my old blackberry's from years ago with the updates you expect in todays units.  ...  "
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" ...  I am so glad I stayed on Blackberry line .  ...  "
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" ...  Blackberry Key2Le is a great device.  ...  "
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" ...  It's like having an ultra thin Classic that runs on Android .  ...  "
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" ...  - May take a minute to learn interface. ... Reduces my search app time as well as my home screen clutter ... - Blackberry softwear is trying a bunch of stuff (ex: BB Hub).  ...  "
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" ...  I'm a loyal BB user.  ...  "
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" ...  This phone is fantastic, I can remember buying my Blackberry Classic late to the party so BBerry OS was mostly dropping support when I came around. ... this is a nice full featured android phone, with a physical keyboard and all the personal flavor in useful apps redesigned for Android and I LOVE it.  ...  "
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" ...  it seems like the social platforms use the memory.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 7
keyboard, miss, touch, blackberry
+100%
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" ...  love the screen, privacy, security, keyboard and the design.  ...  "
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" ...  Great screen too.  ...  "
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" ...  I do miss the track pad keyboard and the screen is more cool looking to my KeyOnes more soft look.  ...  "
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" ...  glad to be rid of an all screen device.  ...  "
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" ...  Purchase an iPhone if you don't mind tapping a flat glass screen and want the best pictures and gaming experience.  ...  "
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" ...  Switching back from the all touch screen took a little time but the blackberry keyboard is great.  ...  "
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" ...  - The screen quality is good.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 6
use, type, keys
+83%
-17%
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" ...  However, managing multiple email accounts is a breeze and is set up to make your work life smooth and easy.  ...  "
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" ...  The keys have a deeper press which is much easier to type true on than the PRIV.  ...  "
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" ...  The ease of use is unparalleled.  ...  "
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" ...  - May take a minute to learn interface. ... Pretty simple after that  ...  "
Apps
 5
app, verizon, message, useful, messages
+60%
-40%
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" ...  The functionality of this phone is what any Blackberry user would expect!  ...  "
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" ...  I was please with how intuitive the phones features are.  ...  "
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" ...  this is a nice full featured android phone, with a physical keyboard and all the personal flavor in useful apps redesigned for Android and I LOVE it.  ...  "
Camera
 5
pictures, ok, quality
+80%
-20%
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" ...  the priv took excellent photos .  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is heads and tails above any other phone I've owned.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera is OK, takes good pictures but nothing compared to even my old S7  ...  "
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" ...  - Rear Camera is ok.  ...  "
Overall performance
 4
fast, key
+100%
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" ...  Very responsive processor.  ...  "
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" ...  It seems fast as lightning after updating from the Priv. ... The speed key and convenience key are both nice touches.  ...  "
Features
 4
light, feature, need
+100%
comment
" ...  It's very light.  ...  "
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" ...  light, nice, different, and no mistakes writing  ...  "
SIM
 4
verizon store, sim card, get, sim, reviews
+75%
-25%
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" ...  the keyboard feel is the best yet, it's super sleek, and also easy to find a Sim!  ...  "
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" ...  i have a huge sim card and all my photos are saved there.  ...  "
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" ...  Go to your local Verizon store and get the correct SIM card, which they should install for you.  ...  "
Comfort
 4
keyboard, type, phone, lot, le
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  What I love about the key2 le is that it is a lot lighter, easier to type on with a larger keyboard and a lot of the software glitches are gone.  ...  "
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" ...  - Typing and holding the phone takes some getting used too due to it being top heavy  ...  "
Battery Life
 4
battery, would, phone, new, long
+100%
comment
" ...  Almost 4 years now and I just now upgraded, and only because the battery would occasionally come disconnected internally, which might be from when I dropped it out of my pocket over 18 feet from an atic onto a concrete floor over 2 years ago. ... The power center control is phenomenal, I went 3 days without a charge over the holidays. ... Excellent battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery life is better than any previous phone.  ...  "
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" ...  (Possibly bcs it has a new battery)  ...  "
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" ...  Very lightweight, extremely long battery life, and versatile.  ...  "
Controls
 3
type, speed, key
+100%
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" ...  The keys have a deeper press which is much easier to type true on than the PRIV.  ...  "
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" ...  All the keys are familiar.  ...  "
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" ...  The speed key and convenience key are both nice touches.  ...  "
Memory
 3
phone, never, memory, social
+100%
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" ...  it seems like the social platforms use the memory.  ...  "
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" ...  Even though this has a smaller processor, it has more ram and internal storage so it's a win in my book.  ...  "
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" ...  Storage is perhaps my favorite feature of this phone. ... With my iphone I had to purchase additional cloud storage and never really knew how to access that data. ... With the Blackberry, everything is on my phone and I never worry about storage.  ...  "
Fingerprint
 3
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  The fingerprint scanner is unbelievably perfect, even with cuts on my fingers.  ...  "
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" ...  The fingerprint scanning function is cool.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 3
using, blackberry
+100%
comment
" ...  I have owned the Blackberry now for about a month, and I love it!  ...  "
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" ...  After using an iphone for years I was hesitant to switch but I am very glad I did.  ...  "
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" ...  After switching away from Blackberry a few years ago, I am elated to be back using the device.  ...  "
Wifi
 3
phone, also
+33%
-67%
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" ...  With some wifi routers, the phone just won't connect.  ...  "
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" ...  Also didn't see an option for WiFi calling, as the Classic has.  ...  "
Data reception
 3
phone, lte
+33%
-67%
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" ...  According to AT&T tech support, the option of enabling LTE is not available on the setup for this phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Sometimes, data from the 4G network stalls.  ...  "
Build Quality
 3
weight
+33%
-67%
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" ...  The phone feels very rigid, despite its moderate weight.  ...  "
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" ...  This phone felt weak and flimsy.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  5 meters
Battery
Battery Capacity:  3000 mAh
Memory
Memory:  4096 GB
SD Card Type:  Micro SD 
Connectivity
Fingerprint:  Yes 
Camera
Secondary Camera:  8 MP
Video:  Yes 
Calling
Dual Sim:  Yes 
GSM:  Yes 
Display
Type:  LED 
Resolution:  4K 
5 meters
SIZE
4096 GB
MEMORY
Yes
DUAL SIM
Micro SD
SD CARD TYPE