Optiemus launches BlackBerry KEYone in Bangladesh

Hardip Singh, Optiemus Infracom, Alex Thurber, BlackBerry and Raquibul Kabir, Concern of Union Group

Optiemus Infracom today announced its entry in the Bangladesh market with the launch of BlackBerry KEYone Limited Edition Black.

Optiemus signed a licensing deal with BlackBerry in February 2017 to design, manufacture and distribute BlackBerry branded smartphones in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal. After successfully launching the BlackBerry KEYone Limited Edition Black in India and Sri Lanka, Optiemus has partnered with CPL, concern of Union Group, a renowned business conglomerate in Bangladesh, to handle the distribution and retail operations of BlackBerry smartphones.

Optiemus’ entry into Bangladesh supports the company’s growth strategy aimed at expanding its customer base in new geographies.

BlackBerry KEYone Limited Edition has been distinctly designed for the customers in Bangladesh to offer Dual SIM capability. The smartphone is equipped with a metallic black frame and soft touch textured back. Featuring a 4.5-inch scratch resistant display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 offering greater scratch resistance, it combines a touch display with a physical keyboard to give users more useable space for typing. The device comes with a 4 GB RAM and 64 GB ROM (expandable upto 2 TB).

The device’s Smart Keyboard responds to touch gestures mimicking the heritage of the BlackBerry trackpad making web browsing, reading e-mails and writing messages with flick typing a much smoother and intuitive experience. It allows launch up to 52 customizable shortcuts, providing even greater ease of use. In addition, BlackBerry KEYone LLimited Edition Black also offers the security of a fingerprint sensor built directly into the keyboard spacebar for added functionality and security.

The device runs on Android 7.1 – giving users access to the entire Google Play store and apps. It comes loaded with BlackBerry Hub a unified messaging inbox which combines emails, texts and messages from social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, BBM, WhatsApp, Instagram and others.

At its core, the device is powered with a Snapdragon 625 2GHz Octacore processor. It includes Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 technology, making it possible for the 3,505 mAh battery, the largest ever in a BlackBerry device, to receive up to 50 percent charge in roughly 36 minutes. The device is engineered to deliver professional-looking photos with an 8MP front facing camera and a wide-angle lens and a 12MP auto-focus rear camera.




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