TCL has announced that the BlackBerry KeyOne is launching in the US from today and the handset will be available from Best Buy and Amazon.
The BlackBerry KeyOne will retail for $549.99 unlocked and there are two versions of the device, a GSM version for carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile and a CDMA version of Sprint and Verizon.
“This is an extremely exciting and humbling moment as we introduce a new BlackBerry smartphone to customers here in the U.S. with the launch of our BlackBerry KEYone,” said Steve Cistulli, President and General Manager for TCL Communication, North America. “The KEYone is unlike any other smartphone available to consumers today, offering a premium communication experience, ensuring that our customers enjoy the security, long battery life and great functionality that have made BlackBerry mobile devices so iconic.”
“BlackBerry fans in the U.S. will be extremely excited to have the BlackBerry KEYone available in their market,” said Alex Thurber, Sr. Vice President and General Manager of the Mobility Solutions at BlackBerry. “Anyone who is an Android loyalist and values the mobile security and productivity that BlackBerry software brings will love this smartphone.”
TCL have also said that the handset is coming to Sprint this summer, although there are no details on a specific launch date for sprint as yet.
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