After so much of teasers and rumors, BlackBerry has finally took wrap off from its latest smartphone which was in news from quite a long time, the BlackBerry Classic, its not classic by its name only but also brings one of the key thing which was the most powerful in BlackBerry smartphone, its QWERTY keyboard. In an event in New York BlackBerry has officially announced this smartphone which is priced $450.
If we talk about specs then it doesnt has high end specs which you will find in most Android powered devices in the market but at the same times BlackBerry is focusing on its classic look and design which was most popular in the market.
BlackBerry Classic comes with 3.5 inch touch screen with screen resolution of 720×720 pixels which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3, under the hood it is powered by a 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Processor along with 2GB of RAM and has 16GB of device storage which can be expandable up to another 128GB via Micro SD card.
As per photography front it comes with a 8MP rear-facing camera with enhanced optics and upgraded imaging sensors along with LED flash which can record full HD videos at 30fps and a 2MP front facing camera as well which can record HD video. For connectivity it has FD-LTE, WiFi, FM Radio, GPS/AGPS, Bluetooth, NFC and Micro USB.
As per software front it runs on BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 which comes with battery optimizations, it has 2515 mAh non-removable battery which can last for up to 17.2 hours GSM talk time. You can install apps in this device via company’s BlackBerry world or you can also install Android Apps from Amazon App Store.
This device features all classic keyboard shortcuts which you had used in older BlackBerry smartphone’s which company hopes will increase productivity of users. This device is available for pre-order on BlackBeryy website or on Amazon.