1. Tommy Vercetti's Avatar
    I'm currently using my KEYone, but after 2 years, I can feel it is aging, plus Rogers stated we had the "final update" makes me more anxious.

    I don't want to bother with KEY2 LE, since it looks and feels so cheap.
    I don't want to bother with KEY2 either, since it is already 1 year old. But if I had to take a choice, I'll take KEY2 as a fallback choice.
    06-27-19 10:30 AM
  2. Dunt Dunt Dunt's Avatar
    Don't see a KEY3 coming anytime soon... six months at least.

    KEY2 is your best bet.
    06-27-19 10:57 AM
  3. the_boon's Avatar
    I'm currently using my KEYone, but after 2 years, I can feel it is aging, plus Rogers stated we had the "final update" makes me more anxious.

    I don't want to bother with KEY2 LE, since it looks and feels so cheap.
    I don't want to bother with KEY2 either, since it is already 1 year old. But if I had to take a choice, I'll take KEY2 as a fallback choice.
    How does the LE feel cheap?

    By the way, greetings from Vice City
    06-27-19 11:03 AM
  4. joshualebowitz's Avatar
    Don't see a KEY3 ever arriving. BlackBerry stock is in a freefall. John Chen says "the technology world has moved on" and "the hardware world is a very difficult world to be in," which wouldn't inspire even the most dedicated of licensees to release additional devices. Couple that with the silence from everyone at TCL and BlackBerry Mobile and it seems like it makes sense to buy a KEY2 if you want to ensure access to a device with a keyboard -- at least until they stop supporting it.
    06-27-19 11:17 AM
  5. the_boon's Avatar
    Don't see a KEY3 ever arriving. BlackBerry stock is in a freefall. John Chen says "the technology world has moved on" and "the hardware world is a very difficult world to be in," which wouldn't inspire even the most dedicated of licensees to release additional devices. Couple that with the silence from everyone at TCL and BlackBerry Mobile and it seems like it makes sense to buy a KEY2 if you want to ensure access to a device with a keyboard -- at least until they stop supporting it.
    Well, either Chen can lower the BB tax to TCL (while ceasing development of BB app suite which most probably don't care for) which would basically be selling the rights to use the brand name and PKB patents.

    That, or TCL ditches BB Ltd and produces the "Generic TCL KEY3"
    06-27-19 11:22 AM
  6. Dunt Dunt Dunt's Avatar
    Don't see a KEY3 ever arriving. BlackBerry stock is in a freefall. John Chen says "the technology world has moved on" and "the hardware world is a very difficult world to be in," which wouldn't inspire even the most dedicated of licensees to release additional devices. Couple that with the silence from everyone at TCL and BlackBerry Mobile and it seems like it makes sense to buy a KEY2 if you want to ensure access to a device with a keyboard -- at least until they stop supporting it.
    BBMo sales aren't even a blip on BlackBerry's bottom line... might even be a negative at this point.

    Did see one positive for BBMo....I need a KEY3 right now!-tcl-mid-range-coming-soon.jpg soit would seem TCL does have plans for BlackBerry still.... "a breath of fresh air"
    06-27-19 11:26 AM
  7. joshualebowitz's Avatar
    Excellent! Do they have a marketing department? It's time to set some specific release dates.
    06-27-19 11:29 AM
  8. the_boon's Avatar
    Excellent! Do they have a marketing department? It's time to set some specific release dates.
    Seems like they do since they have someone posting almost daily on Instagram lol.

    If they're currently in the middle of R&D for the BBJ100 "Monet" then they're doing a damn good job at keeping quiet
    06-27-19 11:34 AM
  9. IceCreamPlz's Avatar
    "High End - BlackBerry"

    ... with midrange or less specs. lol
    06-27-19 11:42 AM
  10. Michelle Sudeyko's Avatar
    From CA: Rogers just told me they are not providing Blackberry products in their wireless plans. I have KeyOne and don’t know what I should do. Keep or get 2 before they are all gone. Thoughts please?? From Very faithful Blackberry fan!!
    06-27-19 03:54 PM
  11. the_boon's Avatar
    From CA: Rogers just told me they are not providing Blackberry products in their wireless plans. I have KeyOne and don’t know what I should do. Keep or get 2 before they are all gone. Thoughts please?? From Very faithful Blackberry fan!!
    If you want to upgrade right now from your KEYone and Rogers has the device available on a plan, then sure, why not?
    06-27-19 05:14 PM
  12. Tommy Vercetti's Avatar
    From CA: Rogers just told me they are not providing Blackberry products in their wireless plans. I have KeyOne and don’t know what I should do. Keep or get 2 before they are all gone. Thoughts please?? From Very faithful Blackberry fan!!
    Do you mean Rogers will not sell KEY3 and future devices? What about Bell or Telus?

    Consider how expensive the wireless service in Canada is, most of people will get their phone by contract. If all theme major players in wireless industry moved away from BlackBerry Mobile, then BBMo will be super dead in Canadian market, thus we will less likely have new devices in the future. If that's true, that's so sad. Look how Nokia doing these days, they are far from good right now but definitely not starving.
    06-27-19 08:24 PM
  13. Tommy Vercetti's Avatar
    If you want to upgrade right now from your KEYone and Rogers has the device available on a plan, then sure, why not?
    When I come back from vacation I will definitely sign a KEY2, just in case.
    06-27-19 08:24 PM
  14. the_boon's Avatar
    When I come back from vacation I will definitely sign a KEY2, just in case.
    Back from Liberty City? Or Los Santos?
    06-27-19 08:32 PM
  15. IceCreamPlz's Avatar
    Look how Nokia doing these days...
    Nokia, Ericsson and Huawei own the market in network infrastructure. Nokia got out of the handset business for a much more lucrative position in carrier hardware & software.
    06-27-19 11:26 PM
  16. Bla1ze's Avatar
    Nokia, Ericsson and Huawei own the market in network infrastructure. Nokia got out of the handset business for a much more lucrative position in carrier hardware & software.
    We both know he meant Nokia branded devices from HMD Global - https://www.hmdglobal.com/.
    06-27-19 11:44 PM
  17. Sigewif's Avatar
    When I come back from vacation I will definitely sign a KEY2, just in case.
    I don't know about Canada, but in the US it is hard to find a KEY2.
    06-28-19 02:23 AM
  18. Michelle Sudeyko's Avatar
    Do you mean Rogers will not sell KEY3 and future devices? What about Bell or Telus?

    Consider how expensive the wireless service in Canada is, most of people will get their phone by contract. If all theme major players in wireless industry moved away from BlackBerry Mobile, then BBMo will be super dead in Canadian market, thus we will less likely have new devices in the future. If that's true, that's so sad. Look how Nokia doing these days, they are far from good right now but definitely not starving.
    I was told that at the retail store level. I just call the CS number and ordered my Key2. Very excited!! I don't know about the other carriers but the trend has been for large organizations to move away from Blkby (ie CN for instance). I hope that is not a sign of the end of BlackBerry altogether!
    06-28-19 08:36 AM

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