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BlackBerry Classic

PROS
CONS
  • QWERTY keyboard, trackpad and touchscreen
  • Great battery life
  • BlackBerry messaging and security features
  • Bulky and heavy
  • Overpriced
  • Mediocre performance
  • Disappointing camera

BlackBerry Classic

OUR RATING
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery
  • Camera
  • Value for Money

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Key Specs

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Screen Size 3.50-inch
Resolution 720x720 pixels
Storage 16GB
Processor 1.5GHz dual-core
RAM 2GB
Rear Camera 8-megapixel
Front Camera 2-megapixel
OS BlackBerry OS 10
Battery Capacity 2515mAh

BlackBerry Classic detailed specifications

GENERAL

Alternate names Q20
Release date December 2014
Form factor QWERTY
Dimensions (mm) 131.00 x 72.40 x 10.20
Weight (g) 178.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 2515
Removable battery Yes
SAR value NA

DISPLAY

Screen size (inches) 3.50
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720x720 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 294

HARDWARE

Processor 1.5GHz dual-core
Processor make Qualcomm MSM 8960
RAM 2GB
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128

CAMERA

Rear camera 8-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 2-megapixel

SOFTWARE

Operating System BlackBerry OS 10

CONNECTIVITY

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 b/g/n
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.00
NFC Yes
Infrared No
USB OTG No
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 1
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE No
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No

SENSORS

Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No
About BlackBerry Classic

BlackBerry Classic smartphone was launched in December 2014. The phone comes with a 3.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 720 pixels at a PPI of 294 pixels per inch.

The BlackBerry Classic is powered by 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm MSM 8960 processor and it comes with 2GB of RAM. The phone packs 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the BlackBerry Classic packs a 8-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 2-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The BlackBerry Classic runs BlackBerry OS 10 and is powered by a 2515mAh removable battery. It measures 131.00 x 72.40 x 10.20 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 178.00 grams.

The BlackBerry Classic is a single SIM (GSM) smartphone that accepts a Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, FM and 3G. Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.

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BlackBerry ClassicPrice in India
Berry Classic (Black, 16GB)Rs. 17,999
Classic (White, 16GB)Rs. 28,500