However, the report adds that there will be various offers from the telecom carriers in the U.S. to sweeten the deal, that includes Sprint to launch BlackBerry KEYone in the spring.
The BlackBerry KEYone will then be available to purchase from Carphone Warehouse stores across the United Kingdom for the same price from May 5th.
The BlackBerry KEYone will be on-sale in Canada and the USA starting on May 31, 2017.
The BlackBerry® KEYone reimagines how we communicate with a Smart Keyboard that goes beyond typing.
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He said it's easy to predict there will be buyers for the KEYone in countries like India and Indonesia, where the BlackBerry became popular partly because of the security on its phones.
Other than that, the BlackBerry KEYone sports a 1080p 4.5-inch LCD screen, Snapdragon 625 and 3GB of RAM, along with a 3,505 mAh battery.
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Blending classic BlackBerry design with new influences, the KEYOne retains BlackBerry's iconic physical QWERTY keyboard, which has been given a major intelligence upgrade, with a stunning touchscreen display and metal body.
The KeyOne is the successor to the BlackBerry Priv, and features, in true BlackBerry style, a full physical keyboard.
It is the third BlackBerry device to be manufactured by TCL Communication, who also make devices under the Alcatel brand.
Bell, Bell MTS, Rogers, SaskTel and Telus Business will sell the device starting at $199 on a two-year term.
That strategy marks BlackBerry's "first significant step toward leading as a software company" rather than as a hardware development company, chief operating officer Ralph Pini wrote in a blog post a year ago.
Ahead of next months official on-sale date, the BlackBerry KEYone will be available for pre-order starting May 18 from select Canadian partners.
There's a 12-megapixel camera on the back with dual-tone flash and a wide f/2.0 aperture, while an 8-megapixel front camera handles selfies.