Optiemus Infracom Limited, a leading Indian telecom enterprise, on Thursday (Jan 4) announced its entry in the Bangladesh market with the launch of BlackBerry KEYone limited edition black, said a press release.
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 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. the release added.
BlackBerry KEYone limited edition black is the first BlackBerry branded device locally manufactured by Optiemus Infracom under the licensing agreement. The device offers the best of BlackBerry Limited's software and security with Optiemus Infracom’s commitment to deliversuperior quality, premium smartphones to the tech-savvy generation in the country.
The device will be available for Pre booking starting 4 to 21 Jan, the release also added.
BlackBerry KEYone limited edition black has been distinctly designed for the customers in Bangladesh to offer Dual SIM capability. It is equipped witha 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 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM (expandable upto 2TB).
The devices' smart keyboard responds to touch gestures mimicking the heritage of the BlackBerry trackpad making web browsing, reading emails 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 limited edition black also offers the security of a fingerprint sensor built directly into the keyboard spacebar for added functionality and security.
BlackBerry KEYone limited edition black comes with the legendary security features that BlackBerry is known for. The smartphone offers the most secure Android smartphone experience. It comes pre-loaded with DTEK™ by BlackBerry, enables users to automatically monitor their OS and apps to know when their privacy could be at risk and to take action to improve it.
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.