BlackBerry is getting ready a worldwide announcement for its new handset tomorrow. The BlackBerry Passport goals to reinvigorate the corporate with a brand new progressive sq. design and a low entry worth level.
As all eyes have targeted on the announcement of the Passport, the BlackBerry Classic has virtually slipped by unnoticed. A leaked 8-minute video palms-on has appeared to introduce us to the BlackBerry Classic.
BlackBerry 10.3.1 is the working system on the brand new handset and the design resembles that of the BlackBerry Bold. It does include a a lot better wanting construct high quality than the Bold although, with a metallic body across the edges.
The QWERTY keyboard stretches from edge to edge alongside the underside of the telephone and the BlackBerry “device belt” is sat alongside the highest of the keyboard. The show is a 3.5in LCD with a decision of 720 x 720 pixels and comes with a contact-display interface. The pixel density is 291ppi.
Other parts of the design embrace some thick bezels on the aspect of the show and on the highest sits the normal BlackBerry emblem.
It is the thinnest handset BlackBerry has produced thus far with dimensions of one hundred thirty x seventy two x 9mm. This palms-on doesn’t share any particulars about what's underneath the hood within the BlackBerry Classic however earlier benchmarking particulars have.
It is rumoured there might be a 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 processor alongside 2GB of RAM and a 2515mAh battery. We anticipate to see the telephone by the top of the yr however pricing particulars are nonetheless unknown.
Speaking of the BlackBerry Passport, CEO John Chen admitted it was vital to cost it decrease than the corporate assume it's value to generate curiosity within the handset. It is probably going BlackBerry will comply with the identical thought course of for the BlackBerry Classic.
We might hear extra particulars concerning the handset on the BlackBerry press convention tomorrow however nothing is confirmed simply but. You can watch the video arms-on down under.