|BlackBerry Classic Launched Locally For Php20,990|
Earlier today, BlackBerry launches their latest device for prosumers and productive people alike, the BlackBerry Classic.
The BlackBerry Classic is considered as the long overdue successor of the BlackBerry Bold 9900. At first glance, their outside appearance looks similar, but on the inside there are lots of upgrades that have been made. It has now 60% more screen space with higher resolution, 3x faster browser, 50% longer battery life and greater variety of apps available thru BlackBerry World and Amazon Appstore.
|BlackBerry Classic in the flesh|
This smartphone is specifically made for corporate professionals and people who value security and productivity more than anything else. It is a private device by default wherein email, web browsing and BBM to name a few are encrypted, plus it has a built-in protection against data leaks, tampering and viruses.
|Price and availability|
BlackBerry Philippines also partnered with MemoXpress to bring the BlackBerry Classic on its 22 stores nationwide this coming February 5th for a retail cash price of Php20,990.
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Specs wise, it sports a 3.5-inch square touch display with 720x720 pixels that translate to 294 PPI. On the inside, it is powered by a 1.5GHz dual core Qualcomm processor coupled with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of ROM. For the complete specifications,please kindly check below.
- Quad band 2G, penta band 3G, hepta band LTE
- Single nano SIM
- 3.5-inch capacitive IPS square touchscreen LCD, 720x720 resolution, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- 35-key (QWERTY) backlit physical keyboard with optical trackpad
- Dimensions: 131mm x 72.4mm x 10.2mm
- Weight: 178g
- BlackBerry 10.3.1 OS
- 1.5GHz dual core Krait CPU, Adreno 225 GPU, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon chipset
- 2GB of RAM
- 16GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via micro SD
- 8MP BSI auto focus main camera with LED Flash, 1080p at 30fps video recording
- 2MP secondary camera, 720p video recording at 30fps
- Multimedia Player
- 3.5 Audio Jack
- GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS
- WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct, Wi-Fi Hotspot
- Micro USB 2.0
- Bluetooth v4.0
- Sensors: accelerometer, light, proximity, gyroscope, magnetometer, hall
- 2515mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery
- Price: Php20,990