We have some good news for all the BlackBerry loyalists in India, the long awaited BlackBerry Classic has just been launched in the country. BlackBerry has targeted the Classic at its loyal fans who have been awaiting for a device with the BlackBerry legacy.
The BlackBerry Classic is a perfect throwback to the company’s yesteryear days, as even though the device feature a touchscreen display, the device comes with the menu, back, call answer and reject keys along with the traditional trackpad. The main highlight is ofcourse the keyboard, which features 35 backlit keys.
The BlackBerry Classic was launched as the successor to Q10 last year, keeping in mind the company’s loyalists. The device features a 3.5-inch display of 720x720p resolution and it’s powered by a 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon chipset coupled with 2 gigs of RAM. The device comes with 16 GB of internal storage, expandable through a microSD card up to 128 GB.
On the camera front, the Classic packs an 8 MP camera with flash on the rear and a 2 MP camera graces the front. The handset runs on the BlackBerry 10.3.1 OS and is powered by a non-removable 2515 mAh battery.
The BlackBerry Classic is now available in India through online retailer Snapdeal and through exclusive BlackBerry retail outlets across the country. The device has been priced at Rs. 31,990. The first 1000 people to buy the BlackBerry Classic will get a Rs. 4,500 buyback offer and benefits of worth Rs. 10,000 from Yatra.com.
BlackBerry Classic Specs:
- Optical trackpad
- 35 backlit keys
- 3.5-inch display
- 720x720p resolution
- 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor
- 2 GB RAM
- 16 GB internal storage
- microSD expansion up to 128 GB
- 8 MP primary camera with LED flash
- 2 MP front facing camera
- 2515 mAh battery
- BlackBerry 10.3.1 OS