BlackBerry Classic with QWERTY keyboard and BlackBerry 10.3 running on it debuts in the mobile arena
BlackBerry Classic is the newest addition to the line of classic smartphones with QWERTY keyboards of the Canadian manufacturer. The model is the perfect device for users who prefer handsets with QWERTY keyboards, slick design and decent hardware that delivers excellent performance. Add to the picture the modern platform BlackBerry 10.3 OS and you get the BlackBerry Classic. The appearance of the phone does not surprise with a new design and something unique. Many find resembling between the new phone and the BlackBerry Bold.
The familiar panel of the Classic measures 131 x 72.4 x 10.2 mm and weighs 177 grams. The new device sports a 3.5-inch screen with a resolution of 720 x 720p and protection by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The QWERTY keyboard with the standard buttons is enriched with extra keys for Menu, Black, Send and End as well as an optical trackpad for easy navigation. The silicon in the hardware configuration of BlackBerry Classic is a dual-core CPU clocked at 1.5GHz with 2GB RAM. The storage assured in the model out-of-the-box is 16GB. In case it is not enough for its users, they can expand it via slot for microSD cards.
In terms of software the BlackBerry Classic boasts the most modern update of the authentic platform of the company – BlackBerry 10.3 OS packed with abundance of features. Pre-installed on the phone are BlackBerry Hub, BlackBerry World and BlackBerry Assistant among others. Users can run some Android apps on the device downloaded from the Amazon Appstore. The rear camera armored on BlackBerry Classic is with 8MP, LED flash and plenty of features. There is a shooter for video calls with 2MP. The battery of the model is a 2515mAh cell. The connectivity features that are supported by the handset include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, 3G and 4G LTE. BlackBerry Classic is dressed in the classic colors black and white.
Do you want to buy the new mid-ranger with QWERTY keyboard? Head to the website of BlackBerry and order it from the online shop. It costs $449 unlocked. In the beginning of the next year AT&T and Verizon Wireless will launch the phone in the US. It is expected to be released by carriers and retailers in the US, Canada and more countries worldwide in the next months.