BlackBerry Classic, the latest offering from the company, is launched at an event in New York with a price tag of $449.
The phone features the largest ever full QWERTY physical keyboard that is even larger than the keyboard of BlackBerry Q10 launched last year.
Besides this, the device sports a 3.5 inches display with 720 x 720 pixels resolution and a pixel density of 294 PPI. It is powered by a dual-core processor clocked at 1.5 GHz combined with 2 GB RAM and runs BlackBerry OS 10.3.1.
The Classic features a 8 megapixel primary camera with auto focus and LED flash. For selfie enthusiasts, there is a 2 MP secondary camera supporting 720 p HD recording. It has 16 GB internal storage with expansion support up to 128 GB using a microSD card.
On the connectivity front, it includes 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, SlimPort, NFC and GPS. There’s a 2515 mAh battery to fuel this up.
BlackBerry Classic Specifications
- Measures 131 x 72.4 x 10.2 mm
- Weighs 178 g
- 3.5 inch display (touchscreen)
- Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- BlackBerry OS 10.3.1
- 1.5 GHz Dual core CPU (SnapDragon S4)
- Adreno 225 GPU
- 2 GB RAM
- 16 GB internal memory
- Up to 128 GB expandable using microSD card
- 8 MP rear camera with AF and LED flash
- 1080p HD video recording at 30fps
- 2 MP front facing fixed-focus camera
- 3.5 mm audio jack
- 4G LTE
- WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
- Bluetooth 4.0
- GPS with A-GPS support and GLONASS
- 2515 mAh battery (non-removable)
- Provides up to 22 hours of mixed battery life
BlackBerry Classic Price and Availability
The price is $449.
The smartphone will be available from today throughout the world through local carriers. The unlocked version of the same will be available through Amazon and BlackBerry stores.