BlackBerry officially launches the BlackBerry Classic, the new version of the Classic comes with the same QWERTY keyboard that originally made BlackBerry’s phones famous, it also has physical navigation keys, and a nearly indistinguishable design from BlackBerry smartphones from years ago, such as the Blackberry Bold.
BlackBerry claims that its battery life is 50% longer than the Bold while its new Web browser is three times faster. It will run on its native Blackberry 10.3 OS, and can support installation of Android apps via the Amazon AppStore.
Blackberry Classic Specifications:
- 3.5-inch Touchscreen display, 720×720 @294ppi
- Corning Gorilla Glass 3
- 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 MSM8960 dual-core processor
- 2GB RAM
- 16GB internal storage
- expandable up to 128GB via microSD card
- 8MP autofocus rear camera with LED Flash
- 2MP front camera
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
- Bluetooth 4.0 LE with A2DP
- GPS, A-GPS
- 2515mAh Li-Ion battery (non-removable)
- Blackberry OS 10.3.1
The BlackBerry Classic is now available for only $449 (Php20K) unlocked either through BlackBerry’s website or Amazon.