Optiemus Infracom strengthens its BlackBerry smartphone portfolio; launches BlackBerry KEY2 LE

Optiemus Infracom Limited (BSE: 530135), a leading Indian Telecom Enterprise and BlackBerry brand licensee, today announced the launch of the BlackBerry® KEY2 LE in India. The device will be exclusively available on Amazon.in, starting 12th October 2018.

The device is designed for physical keyboard enthusiasts and offers the iconic BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard experience at an accessible price. Built for productivity, the new BlackBerry KEY2 LE is amongst the most secure smartphones in the world and runs the latest AndroidTM 8.1 Oreo OS.

Powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core processor and 4GB RAM, the smartphone packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. BlackBerry KEY2 LE is equipped with a powerful 3000mAh battery that gives over 22 hours of mixed usage.

Equipped with a 13+5MP Dual Rear Camera set-up and an 8MP front camera, BlackBerry KEY2 LE offers a wide array of in-built features likes panoramic selfie mode, selfie enhancements, Google Lens camera integration, and real-time Bokeh mode.

The smartphone also comes preloaded with the BlackBerry security and productivity apps and features that help deliver the most secure Android experience, including the DTEK™ by BlackBerry, BlackBerry® Password Keeper, Privacy Shade, BlackBerry® Hub and many more.

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Hardip Singh, Executive Director, Optiemus Infracom Ltd. said, “Security and privacy are becoming priorities in our data-dependent world and at Optiemus, we are committed to offering our customers a trustworthy mobile experience. We are delighted to launch the BlackBerry KEY2 LE, further strengthening our portfolio of the most secure smartphones in the country.”

With productivity at its core, the new BlackBerry KEY2 LE offers dual account management, allowing cloning of applications such as Facebook Messenger™ and Instagram™ by a simple drag and drop process. It also allows easy switch between personal and professional accounts and supports dual sim functionality. 52 programmable shortcuts on the physical keyboard makes work smooth and effortless.

Price and Availability:
BlackBerry KEY2 LE will be available exclusively at Amazon.in, starting 12th Oct, 2018; at a price of INR 29,990. For the first time, the smartphone will be available in a space blue color variant. Interested customers can use ‘Notify Me’ option on Amazon which will starts in the first week of November.

Key Features BlackBerry KEY2 LE
OS Android Oreo 8.1
Memory 4 GB RAM +64 GB Rom expandable up to 256GB
Camera 13MP+5MP with dual-tone led flash
8MP front facing · 1080P Video Record
Processor Qualcomm® SDM 636, Kryo 260 Octa-Core 4 x Gold (1.8GHz) + 4 x Silver (1.6GHz)
Display 4.5” FHD 1620 x 1080 · 3:2 aspect ratio (434 ppi) · IPS LCD
Battery 3000 mAh
Connectivity Bluetooth 5.0 LE · USB Type-C (bottom of device) · USB 2.0 · USB OTG · NFC · FM Radio
Sensors Fingerprint Sensor (spacebar) · Accelerometer · Ambient Light · Proximity · Magnetometer · Hall Effect

About Optiemus Infracom:
Founded in 1993, Optiemus Infracom is a diversified, award-winning, high-performance telecommunications enterprise. The group has over two decades of rich experience in managing and distributing mobile brands and other telecommunication products in India. The Company introduced the first mobile phone in the country way back in 1995 and since then has been at the forefront to bring the latest technology products through its widespread distribution and retail operations. Optiemus Group’s affiliate Global Devices Network is one of the first companies in India to setup a state-of-the-art mobile assembly plant in the country. Optiemus has also formed a JV with Taiwan-based OEM Wistron Corporation for mobile manufacturing unit. In February 2017, Optiemus signed a licensing deal with BlackBerry to design, manufacture and distribute BlackBerry branded devices In India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal. For more information, please visit: http://www.optiemus.com/

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