Ingram Micro U.K. Launches the all new BlackBerry KEYone

Ingram Micro U.K. Launches the all new BlackBerry KEYone

27 April 2017

Ingram Micro U.K. are launching the KEYone to market with a fully integrated service portfolio, demonstrating best in channel practices. From IT asset disposition through their BlackBerry ‘Trade In Trade Up’ programme to a market-leading after sales support and supply chain management services, fulfilled through Ingram Micro’s acquisition of Anovo.


Matt Bramwell, Ingram Micro Mobility General Manager commented, “Ingram Micro are delighted to be partnering with TCL Communication on the KEYone device. This is a continuation of our highly successful relationship with the team and we are looking forward to the next exciting chapter in their journey. The device has received rave reviews from partners and we are anticipating a great launch. Our Mobile and IT Sales teams are all geared up for launch and are already taking pre-orders.”


Johnathan Young, UK Country Manager for BlackBerry Mobile, a business unit within TCL Communication stated, “The BlackBerry® KEYone has been designed for organisations and professionals that use their smartphone for work and rely on it to get things done. Customers who are looking for a highly desirable yet reliable, durable device with a strong display that won’t crack easily and that packs enough battery life to get through a busy day will love KEYone. We will be working with Ingram Micro in the UK to ensure that our partners have all the support they need to inform customers about the benefits of the new BlackBerry® KEYone and drive their sales.


Built to last
An iconic BlackBerry smartphone made for the modern user, The BlackBerry KEYone combines a sleek aluminum frame housing a 4.5-inch touch display that features Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4 and a soft grip textured back built to offer the best in durability.

Keyboard reimagined
The BlackBerry® KEYone reimagines a Smart Keyboard. Up to 52 programmable shortcuts transform each letter key for quick access, touch navigation, flick typing and the World’s first keyboard-embedded fingerprint sensor.

Powered by Android
Enjoy the convenience and functionality of Android™ 7.1 Nougat. Get access to over one million apps in the Google Play™ store, including BlackBerry Hub® which brings all your messages into one consolidated place.

Long battery life

Featuring the largest battery ever found in a BlackBerry smartphone, the KEYone offers all-day use and then some, thanks to its 3505mAh battery with Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 3.0 technology which enables up to 50 percent charge in roughly 36 minutes.

World’s most secure android smartphone
BlackBerry KEYone provides enhanced security features including the built-in DTEK privacy monitoring app, giving you visibility and control over the privacy of your device, including what personal information may be shared.

Impressive photo quality
The BlackBerry KEYone includes a 12MP rear camera with an industry leading camera sensor that captures sharp, crisp photos in any light.  The wide aperture lens with large 1.55μm pixels and dual-tone flash ensures your photos will have superior colour and clarity. For times when you have to take a video conference on the go, the device includes an 8MP front camera with fixed focus, LCD Flash, and 84-degree wide angle lens.


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Pre-order now available. £499 MSRP SIM free (incl. VAT.)
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Darryl Merkli - Ingram Micro - BlackBerry Marketing Creative Lead


Sophia Meola – Ingram Micro PR