BlackBerry today launched the BlackBerry Classic smartphone with a physical QWERTY keyboard and additional features.
Earlier, some BlackBerry customers demanded latest and updated versions for their beloved phone with keyboard. BlackBerry Classic looks like BlackBerry Bold 9900. But it comes with several new features and product enhancements as compared with BlackBerry Bold 9900.
# Three times faster browser
# 60 percent more screen space
# 50 percent longer battery life
John Chen, executive chairman and CEO at BlackBerry, said: “BlackBerry Classic is the powerful communications tool that many BlackBerry Bold and Curve users have been waiting for.”
The BlackBerry Classic has a 3.5-inch touch screen display, 294 dpi HD resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for durability. The BlackBerry Classic also offers a large battery capacity and battery optimization software – offering up to 22 hours of battery power.
Some of the features of BlackBerry Classic include 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB of device storage (expandable by up to 128GB via uSD), and 2MP front camera and 8MP rear camera with enhanced optics and upgraded imaging sensors.
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.
The BlackBerry Assistant is BlackBerry’s first digital assistant and can be used with voice and text commands to help users manage work and personal email, contacts, calendar and other native BlackBerry 10 applications.