Canadian phone maker, BlackBerry has quietly released a new version of the BlackBerry Classic smartphone. Called the limited edition cobalt blue BlackBerry Classic, this handset is already available for purchase on several countries include the US, UK, Canada and the Netherlands. In coming weeks, the BlackBerry Classic Cobalt Blue Limited Edition will be arrive on more countries such as Hong Kong and Italy.
BlackBerry Classic went on sale since December last year. But it came in black, bronze and white color options. The handset is aimed at business audiences who usually prefer classic colors. So, the new Cobalt Blue flavor will give wider market. There is no word on pricing of BlackBerry Classic Limited Edition Cobalt Blue, but the regular model is sold by its official webstore in the US for cost $379.
The special edition of phone has identical specifications as the existing model. A 3.5-inch display is capable to delivering a resolution of 720 x 720 pixels and a pixel density of 294ppi. Alongside a touch-enabled screen, the phone offers a full QWERTY keyboard with wider layout and larger sculpted keys and navigation keys. Inside is a 1.2GHz dual-core processor and 2GB of RAM.
Even though the smartphone packs just 16GB of storage, users will be able to further expand internal memory up to 128GB via microSD memory card. This phone runs BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 software.
BlackBerry Classic specifications
- 3.5? diagonal (720 x 720 pixels) 294 PPI multi-touch display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection
- 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 (MSM 8960) processor with Adreno 225 GPU
- 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, Expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
- BlackBerry OS 10.3.1
- 8MP Auto-Focus rear camera with BSI sensor, 5-element f2.2 lens, LED Flash 1080p HD video recording at 30fps
- 2MP Fixed-Focus front-facing camera with 720p HD video recording
- Dimensions: 131 x 72.4 x 10.2 mm; Weight: 178g
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
- 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.0 LE, SlimPort, NFC, GPS + GLONASS
- 2515 mAh integrated non-removable battery
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