You can now pre-order BlackBerry Classic from the company’s official webstore in the United States and followed by the UK store at a price of $449 and £349. BlackBerry Classic is now official with a full “QWERTY” keyboard resembling the design which made BlackBerry’s market leader before it was overtaken by its competitors.
Although went up for pre-order weeks ago and the company said shipments of its new BlackBerry Classic handset would begun this week. But the UK BlackBerry Classic shipments set to begin until mid-January next year.
According to the BlackBerry’s UK Store mentioned that the Classic smartphones are expected to start shipping in the middle of next month, verified by Unlocked Mobiles (online retailer in the UK), who also states the stock is due in the first week of January.
While the BlackBerry US Online Store confirms that the shipping of the new BlackBerry Classic will go on 31st od December 2014 for new orders. Amazon US is already offering the handset which is in stock and ready to ship to your doorsteps.
The Classic has an 8-megapixel camera on its reverse and, as well as the physical keyboard, the device can be controlled via its 3.5-inch touchscreen. Its designed to be the next-generation evolution of the iconic Bold range, looks similar to what the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and 9700. The Classic offers some familiar specs that any BlackBerry user whilst also sporting unique design for a modern handset.
With front four row full QWERTY keyboard with iconic BlackBerry navigation keys and trackpad above it and with a 294ppi (pixels per inch) density, the Classic is powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core CPU, paired with 2GB of RAM and 16GB ROM which can be expandable up to 128GB via microSD card.
Although, the BlackBerry Classic is 4G LTE smartphone that supports all LTE bands in the UK and LTE Cat3 support which offers download speeds up to 150Mbps on the go. Got a non-removable 2515mAh battery which the company rates it to deliver up to 17 hours talk time (on 2G).
The BlackBerry Classic runs on BlackBerry 10.3 OS with all its productivity-centric features. Available now to pre-order for £349 Unlocked and SIM free direct from BlackBerry UK.