BlackBerry Classic is a no-nonsense smartphone built to meet the needs of productive people who appreciate the speed and accuracy that can be found with a physical QWERTY keyboard. The design language of the BlackBerry Classic is that of the familiar BlackBerry Bold 9900. With the BlackBerry Classic you get a screen that is 60 percent larger. It’s perfect for reading messages, browsing the web three times faster than Bold 9900, or enjoying apps via BlackBerry World or the Amazon Appstore. You get an upgraded experience without sacrificing battery life – it lasts up to 50 percent longer.
BlackBerry Classic Features
BlackBerry Classic ships with the latest version of BlackBerry 10 and includes top features that drive productivity, communications and collaboration.
BlackBerry Keyboard & Trackpad – The QWERTY keyboard has stood the test of time as the iconic BlackBerry feature that users know and trust. Crafted for optimal speed and accuracy, the BlackBerry Classic’s QWERTY keyboard gives users the control and confidence to communicate quickly and clearly using one hand with a trackpad and classic navigation keys.
BlackBerry Browser – The BlackBerry 10 web browser is amazingly fast and astoundingly beautiful. Access your favorite online content as it was meant to be seen, faster than ever before and with unlimited browser tabs.
Screen & Battery – The BlackBerry Classic offers a form factor optimized for power communicators with a 3.5-inch touch screen display, 294 dpi HD resolution and Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 for greater durability. The BlackBerry Classic also offers a large battery capacity and state-of-the-art battery optimization software.
Premium Components – The device is built with durable materials mixed with top-of-the-line technology. This includes a 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB of device storage (expandable by up to another 128GB via Micro SD card), and a 2MP front- and 8MP rear-facing camera with enhanced optics and upgraded imaging sensors.
BlackBerry 10 OS 10.3.1 – The BlackBerry Classic comes preloaded with the BlackBerry 10.3.1 operating system, offering a fresh look that incorporates updated icons and an instant action bar so that each user’s most commonly accessed functions are in the center of their screen. With this new operating system, users gain access to powerful features, including:
- BlackBerry Blend
- BlackBerry Assistant
- BlackBerry World
- Amazon Appstore
BlackBerry Hub – The one place to manage all your conversations – email, texts, BBM, phone calls, social media and more. You can even glance at what’s next in your calendar. It’s always available with a single swipe to help you stay organized, in control and on top of all your conversations.
BlackBerry Classic is built on BlackBerry’s renowned secure operating system, with built-in protection against viruses, tampering and data leaks. The BlackBerry Classic is private by default, protecting users with encrypted email, web browsing and BBM.
The BlackBerry Classic is now available through local carriers around the world and online through BlackBerry.com and Amazon.com for $449 in the U.S. and $499 in Canada. For more information, please visit www.BlackBerry.com/Classic . A variety of accessories including cases and chargers are also available.