BlackBerry KEY2 Lite Likely to launch at IFA 2018; BlackBerry Ghost and Ghost Pro to launch as Evolve and Evolve X in India

Opteimus Infracom, which is the sole manufacturer and distributor of BlackBerry devices in India is currently working on two models that may be launched shortly. While the two models were speculated to be codenamed BlackBerry Ghost and BlackBerry Ghost Pro, a new leak has tipped the names of the two devices. Apart from that, a lighter variant of the BlackBerry KEY2 flagship device that was launched in the US last month is expected to be unveiled at the IFA 2018.

Image Courtesy: Evan Blass

Coming to the BlackBerry Ghost and BlackBerry Ghost Pro which are expected to be launched in India soon, reputed tipster Evan Blass who goes by the name of @evleaks on Twitter has revealed that the two devices will be called BlackBerry Evolve and Evolve X in India. As per earlier reports, the two smartphones are expected to arrive with dual rear cameras with low light imaging capabilities and will also boast a 4,000mAh battery under the hood to power the internals.

Recently leaked renders of the BlackBerry Evolve and Evolve X also suggests that the smartphones will sport tall displays with very thin bezels on the sides. Both the smartphones will run on Android Oreo out of the box. The smartphones will not feature a QWERTY keyboard unlike the BlackBerry KEY2 and for now, the devices are expected to be rolled out only in India.

Evan Blass has also shared an image of the BlackBerry KEY2 Lite which is expected to be a lighter variant of the device. He has mentioned that the KEY2 Lite bears the same form factor as the KEY2 and will arrive in Red, Blue, and Copper color variants. The smartphone will feature less powerful internals than the KEY2, bear a plastic body and will be priced much lower. As of now, no information is available about the internal specifications of the smartphone. Blass has also claimed that the smartphone may be unveiled at the IFA 2018.

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