However, when two other customers asked about the Sprint variants availability, Sprint representative Sprint_Carlos assured that the BlackBerry KEYone is expected to launch for online direct ship ordering starting [July 14 2017]. Up to this point, there has been no official carrier partners, so Sprint will be the first. So, how is this going to work and when will you be able to buy the phone? It looks like the wait is finally over and Sprint customers would be the first ones to get this phone.
The Sprint Community Forums played host to the main question of whether the CDMA-unlocked KEYone would be welcome on the Now Network anytime soon.
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Pricing information is yet to be revealed, but the unlocked BlackBerry KEYone with 32GB of storage is now going for $549.99 in the US. The phone runs on the Android 7.1 Nougat OS, and is powered by a Snapdragon 625 processor along with an Adreno 506 GPU. There's also the matter of providing support to BlackBerry by choosing Sprint since the carrier has always been a huge supporter of innovative products.
BlackBerry is yet to officially announce that Sprint will begin carrying the device. Customers can gain access to the device via Sprint's 18-month offer, which will cost users $22 a month. "This offer includes HD streaming for videos, gaming and music enjoyment and 10GB/month per line of mobile hotspot data".