The QWERTY designed phone we are all familiar with gets a refreshed version with the launch of the Blackberry Classic. Having one of the most well-developed QWERTY keyboards boasting speed and accuracy in typing, the Blackberry Classic also runs on the Blackberry 10 OS 10.3.1 with 2 appstores namely the Blackberry World and the Amazon Appstore.
Other than being famous for their QWERTY keyboard, security is one of the most important feature it has according to Blackberry users. This is specially important for government people and those who value their privacy. According to Blackberry officials, their target market are not those who simply want to watch YouTube the entire day — Blackberry is known to be a device that increases productivity by providing little details and shortcuts that help people do more with shorter time and fewer clicks.
Blackberry Classic specs:
Hardware: 1.5GHz Dual Core
Display: 3.5″ 720×720
Rear Camera: 8MP
Front Camera: 2MP
Expandable memory: MicroSD
Connectivity: WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, 802.11 a/n for 5GHz, Miracast, DLNA, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0
Sensors: Accelerometer, Magnetometer, Gyro, Ambient Light, Proximity
Software: Blackberry 10.3.1
In a nutshell, Blackberry Classic is an upgraded and improved Blackberry 9900. Browser is three times faster. It has 60% more screen space and it has 50% more battery life. The Blackberry Classic will be available starting February 5,2015 at all MemoXpress stores in the Philippines. SRP is 20,990 pesos.