BlackBerry KEYONE: I started to test the smartphone, here are my first impressions!
Ouloulou, the BlackBerry KEYONE has finally arrived at the editorial office. Equipped with a touch screen and a physical keyboard, this smartphone amazed me. Here are my impressions, after my first grip!
I hoped, I finally got it: The BlackBerry KEYONE, this device that I discovered in preview at the MWC 2017, finally arrived at the editorial office. While its French release is fast approaching , I will finally test this smartphone which is equipped with a touch screen and a physical keyboard! This is the first smartphone produced by TCL Communication and distributed as the BlackBerry. And even if it now has some Chinese blood, the KEYONE retains the DNA of BlackBerry phones : a modern and pleasant aesthetics and a choice of premium materials. In fact, just the KEYONE packaging can make you as many effects as a new Kendrick Lamar clip!
The BlackBerry / TCL Communication KEYONE is not just a smartphone. Featuring an anodized aluminum frame and a textured shell that is very pleasant to the touch, the flagship that comes with Android 7.1 is good to take in hand . And thanks to the polycarbonate found on its back, this device will not slip between your fingers and to finish, its rounded edges on the slices are really beautiful. But between the presentation of the product and its arrival at the editorial office, it was probably the KEYONE screen that impressed me most. Equipped with a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 glass to limit breakage and scratches, BlackBerry’s baby screen and TCL Communication throws . And even if it is only 4.5 inches,
Thanks to the KEYone’s Smart Keyboard features , you can almost do everything with one hand. Personally, I was able to scroll through the menus oklm, tickling the screen from right to left or pressing a long key to launch an app. Yeah, it’s an egg thing, I’ll give it to you. You can send a message, launch Youtube or another action, by simply clicking on one of the letters chosen as a shortcut key at the beginning. Accustomed to using an iPhone 7 and a Huawei P10, I easily adapted to this KEYONE . Since the keyboard of the KEYONE allows to do almost everything, the navigation buttons seemed to me limit almost useless.