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BlackBerry Classic with 3.5-Inch Display, QWERTY keypad, Snapdragon SOC, more

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Blackberry has launched an old styled device named the BlackBerry Classic.  The phone also goes by the name BlackBerry Q20 and was announced back at MWC 2014. It comes in White and Black color options and is priced at $450 or £349 which converts to Rs. 28,700 approximately.

BlackBerry Classic Features

The handset runs on BlackBerry 10.3.1 Operating System out of the box and has 10.2 mm thickness and 177 Grams weight. It has a 3.5-Inch Capacitive Display that gives 720 x 720 Pixels Resolution at 294ppi Pixel Density. The display has 41.18% Screen to Body ratio and the bottom half sports 35 Key Backlit QWERTY Physical Keyboard with optical track-pad.

The BlackBerry Classic gets the processing power from 1.5GHz Dual Core Krait Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8960 CPU coupled with Adreno 225 GPU, 2GB RAM and 16GB of Internal Storage memory. There is a MicroSD card slot as well for further storage expansion up to 128GB. The hardware is backed by 2515 mAh non removable battery that easily gives up to 17.20 Hours (2G) or 11.70 Hours (3G) talk time.

On the Camera front, the mobile phone has a 8 Mega Pixel Primary Snapper on the back with F/2.2 Aperture Size, BSI Sensor, Auto Focus, Touch Focus, Digital Image Stabilization, Digital Zoom, Geo-Tagging and 1080p Video Recording @ 30 Fps. There is a 720p front 2 Mega Pixel Camera as well for selfie clicks.

Talking about the connectivity, the BlackBerry Classic supports 2G, 3G and 4G-LTE networks along with  Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Miracast, Bluetooth V4.0, MicroUSB V2.0 (SlimPort), FM Radio, A-GPS/GLONASS, NFC, 3.5mm Audio Jack etc.

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BlackBerry Classic – Specs Overview

  • Single Nano SIM (2G / 3G / 4G-LTE)
  • BlackBerry 10.3.1 OS
  • 3.5-Inch Touch Screen, 720 x 720 Pixels Resolution, 35 Key Backlit QWERTY Physical Keyboard
  • 1.5GHz Dual Core Krait Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8960 CPU / Adreno 225 GPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Built-in Storage, Expandable up to 128GB
  • 2MP Front / 8MP Rear Camera
  • 2515 mAh Battery
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth, MicroUSB, A-GPS, NFC
  • FM Radio, 3.5mm Audio Jack

BlackBerry Classic – Full Phone Specifications

Details Name BlackBerry Classic
Price $450
Type Phone
OS BlackBerry 10.3.1 OS
Body Dimensions 131 x 72.4 x 10.2 mm
Weight 177 Grams
SIM Slot Single Nano SIM
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
WCDMA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G-LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 MHz
Data Speed GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA: 42.2 Mbps, HSUPA: 5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat 3 100 Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UL
Display Size 3.5-Inch
Resolution 720 x 720 Pixels
Technology Capacitive Touch Screen, 41.18% Screen to Body ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
PPI 294ppi, Color Depth: 16M
Multitouch Yes
Chipset CPU 1.5GHz Dual Core Krait Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8960 Processor
GPU Adreno 225
Memory RAM 2GB
Storage 16GB Built-in
Expandable Yes, up to 128GB via MicroSD Card
Camera Front 2 Mega Pixels
Rear 8 Mega Pixels
Camera Features F/2.2 Aperture Size, BSI Sensor, Auto Focus, Touch Focus, Digital Image Stabilization, Digital Zoom, Geo-Tagging, 1080p Video Recording @ 30 Fps
Battery Capacity 2515 mAh
Talk Time Up to 17.20 Hours (2G) / 11.70 Hours (3G)
Standby Up to 15.2 Days (2G) / 14.5 Days (3G)
Data WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Miracast
Bluetooth Yes, V4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
USB MicroUSB V2.0, SlimPort
GPS Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS
FM Radio Yes
NFC Yes
IR Blaster No
Audio Jack Yes, 3.5mm
Others 35 Key Backlit QWERTY Physical Keyboard with optical trackpad and Classic navigation keys
Formats Audio AAC+, AMR, WAV, MP3
Video 3GP, MP4, AVI, H.264, H.263
Others Sensor Accelerometer, Proximity, Magnetometer, Gyroscope, Hall Sensor, Ambient Light
More Document Viewer, Photo / Video Editor, SMS, MMS, Email

 

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