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BlackBerry Classic now up for pre-order, costs $449




Sometimes the best way to get back up to your feet is to go back to your roots. Blackberry is banking on this idea when the Canada-based recently announced that they are now accepting pre-orders for the new Blackberry Classic.

Blackberry Classic Philippines

Blackberry Classic specs:

3.46-inch Touchscreen display, 720×720 @291ppi
1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 MSM8960 dual-core processor
2GB RAM
Expandable 16GB internal storage
Supports up to 128GB Micro-SD card
8MP autofocus rear camera with LED Flash
1080p video recording @30fps
2MP front camera
4G/LTE
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0 LE with A2DP
NFC
GPS, A-GPS
2515mAh Li-Ion battery
Blackberry OS 10.3.1

The new BlackBerry Classic is now up for pre-order on the company’s online store and is currently being sold for USD449. It is expected to be shipped on the latter part of December, in time for the holiday festivities.

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This article was written by Ronnie Bulaong, a special features contributor and correspondent for YugaTech. Follow him on Twitter @turonbulaong.

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2 Responses

  1. paul e. says:

    A bit pricey.

    Passport should be priced like Bolds.

    Classic should be priced like Curves.

    IMHO

    • fce says:

      A bit pricey at $449 but a bargain compared to Iphone 6 price tag of about $1,200-.
      The objection in price is only in the absence of value.
      My daily driver is a Q5 and I also have the Z10. Both devices run on BB OS 10.2. In the past, I have used BB Curve with the older OS, and I can tell that the difference between the two OSes is night and day.
      My Q5 is serving we well and I don’t regret paying $350 when it was released.
      For all intents and purposes, the Classic is an upgrade to the Q5 and the Bold. More power, bigger storage, bigger display, bigger battery, and modern OS. I don’t expect the price to be lower than that of the Q5 or the Bold models.

      BTW, I’m just curious to know how you came up with your pricing comparison. I can do the same thing with the Apple phone line up.

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