At today’s Mobile World Congress event, BlackBerry has announced three color variants of the BlackBerry Classic will be making their way to consumers over the next couple of months. For those of you that have been waiting for a white BlackBerry Classic, BlackBerry says it will be available this month. Blue and bronze Classics will be available starting in April. However, these are general release and may not necessarily mean we will get it in first wave!
Many of you have asked whether BlackBerry will have a non-camera variant for the BlackBerry 10 line. Well, it seems the answer is answered now, yes! Over in the USA, BlackBerry has launched the BlackBerry Classic Non-Camera exclusively on Verizon. Continue reading
The BlackBerry Classic has launched in Singapore a few days back and it has been available here ever since. The BlackBerry Classic, alongside with its big brother, the BlackBerry Passport has been the limelight of the last quarter, under the new leadership of John Chen. As the last device to launch, of the year, is the device any good and what are some decisions that are made behind these devices? Let us see what the initial impressions might be. Continue reading
Earlier at the Q3 FY2015 earnings call, John Chen revealed some tidbits about the company’s sales. The BlackBerry Passport sold out of its 200,000 stock set for launch within the opening weekend. However, for BlackBerry Classic, John Chen then officially announced that the Classic outsold the Passport in its launch. This means that the BlackBerry Classic has sold over 200,000 sets on the launch day! Continue reading
Right on the heels of BlackBerry Classic Launch in Singapore, and of course being released here, the BlackBerry Classic has landed again. This time around, it has landed in Hong Kong. In addition, similar to Singapore, it is now available today from all major telecoms and retail outlets. Continue reading
So as we count down to Christmas, BlackBerry has resumed part 2 of the Festive giveaways! The giveaway will last for one week. So here’s this week’s free applications! Unfortunately though, these are only for BlackBerry 10 devices. Continue reading
After the launch today, the BlackBerry Classic is now officially available in Singapore from all telcos and retail outlets. Available in Black for now, and a rumored Blue and Bronze coming soon, the BlackBerry Classic brings back the classical tool belt that we BlackBerry OS users are so used to. Do stay tune for our impression and review of the amazing device! Continue reading
Yesterday, BlackBerry launched the new Classic smartphone at an event in New York City. This morning, the company has now hosted its launch event in Singapore and officially announced the Classic will be available through all major Singapore operators. This QWERTY-packing device brings back many of the main aspects die-hard BlackBerry fans love. Check out the press release below for more!
As most folks should know by now, in addition to the traditional navigation keys, the BlackBerry Classic also sees the return of time-saving default shortcuts that were missing from previous BlackBerry 10 smartphones. Sure, BlackBerry 10 launched with around 200 shortcuts included, but some of those that many felt ‘made a BlackBerry a BlackBerry’ were missing. The BlackBerry Classic fixes that in a few ways.
One is through the default shortcuts, and the other is through the BlackBerry 10.3.1 software which allows you to customize the shortcuts to suit your personal needs. Continue reading