Two New BlackBerry Smartphones Coming This Year

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Starting January 12th, you'll be able to order the Snapdragon 625-powered Motion from Amazon or Best Buy here in America for $449. Specs-wise, it has the same hardware as the Black Edition version, including 4GB RAM and 64GB expandable storage. It comes with all the security and productivity features that made the KEYone such as popular smartphone among BlackBerry fans.

BlackBerry, under the ownership of TCL Communications, has announced at CES 2018 that there will be "at least two new BlackBerry smartphones this year".

TCL also plans on introducing all-new colour variants and dual SIM versions of the BlackBerry Keyone, known as the Bronze Edition, which will launch in select markets across Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. More information on the regional availability of BlackBerry KEYone Bronze Edition will be shared shortly, including market availability and pricing.

However it goes further than that, with Alain Lejeune, Global General Manager for BlackBerry Mobile confirming that it will launch "at least two new phones" in 2018.

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"We are excited that TCL Communication has chose to bring the BlackBerry Motion with its outstanding battery life and its touchscreen interface to the United States, in addition to introducing a dual-SIM variant of the highly regarded BlackBerry KEYone for global markets".

The BlackBerry Motion will finally go on sale in the U.S., starting January 12.

And finally, BlackBerry confirmed it is working on an Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Keyone and the Motion, but didn't provide a timeframe for its release.

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