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By Robin-Leigh Chetty 30 August 2017

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Although well specced, the KEYone feels like a step backwards for BlackBerry as it tries to push forward with touch and type devices.
PROS
Great battery life; Solid display; Good all-round camera
CONS
Mixed design; Finicky QWERTY keyboard
VERDICT
The BlackBerry KEYone is a device that needs to usher in the next chapter of BlackBerry's evolution and a continued desire to make touch and type devices worthwhile. Unfortunately, the KEYone's design and overall experience remain too mixed to be considered a complete offering. As such, in the recent entries of BlackBerry phones, the KEYone is perhaps one of the most underwhelming.
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