While Sprint was the first U.S. carrier to announce the availability of the BlackBerry KEYone, AT&T has chosen a different route and together with BlackBerry Mobile have now announced they will be carrying their own exclusive space black version of the KEYone starting September 1.

Full pricing details have not been noted by AT&T as of yet, but they do note can customers buy the BlackBerry KEYone on AT&T Next for $16.67 for 30 months when you have eligible service. Both consumer accounts and business accounts will be able to order this new color variant from AT&T. So there's no confusion here, it should be noted that the space black version from AT&T carries the exact same specs as the original BlackBerry KEYone in silver.

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BlackBerry KEYone for the Professional on the Go.

The business-ready BlackBerry is back. Business customers can soon buy the all-new BlackBerry KEYone from AT&T. It's a modern Android 7.1 Nougat smartphone made for today's professional. The smartphone will be available for sale on 9/1.

The BlackBerry KEYone is durable, highly secure and equipped with a long-lasting battery (up to 26 hours of mixed-use time1). BlackBerry KEYone also supports Android for Work, and is validated for compatibility with the leading Enterprise Mobility Management platforms.

Plus, you can get the BlackBerry KEYone in Space Black, a color exclusively at AT&T.

The BlackBerry KEYone hosts a sleek aluminum frame and soft grip textured back for heightened durability. The 4.5-inch touch display with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4 offers great impact and scratch resistance.

You may remember the keyboard is one of the features that sets BlackBerry smartphones apart from others. The BlackBerry KEYone's Smart Keyboard goes beyond typing. You can program up to 52 shortcuts and use it as a trackpad.

Worried about security? The Smart Keyboard is also home to the world's first keyboard-embedded fingerprint sensor located in the spacebar. This gives you more control over what personal information you share for added security and convenience.

And the phone comes with built-in DTEK privacy monitoring app and monthly Android security updates.

AT&T continues to give our business customers what they want by offering top devices. We are a long-standing leader in offering BlackBerry solutions. The BlackBerry KEYone builds upon that legacy.

You can buy the BlackBerry KEYone on AT&T Next for $16.67 for 30 months when you have eligible service.

Find out more about the BlackBerry KEYone from BlackBerry Mobile.

1 Many factors affect battery life including but not limited to network, transmission environment, battery age, usage, location software and feature configuration.

2 AT&T Next: Req's well-qualified credit, 0% APR installment agreement, and eligible service. Tax due at sale. Down payment avail and may be req'd. If wireless svc is cancelled, device balance due. Fees, other charges & restr's apply. See store for details.