T-Mobile started selling the BlackBerry Classic smartphone in May. Three months after the release, the same handset is now available at a significantly discounted price.
Readers, who are looking to buy a midrange handset with T-Mobile as the carrier can purchase the BlackBerry Classic for $369.99, down from $439.92, $70 off. The other way to purchase this device is through 24 monthly payments of $15.42, Phone Arena reported. The device can be purchased from T-Mobile’s official Website. In comparison, BlackBerry’s own official store sells the device for $379, Phone Arena said.
The stand-out feature of this device is the physical QWERTY keyboard, similar to the BlackBerry Passport. The device comes with a pocket-friendly 3.5-inch display, bundled with 720-by-720-pixel screen resolution. Under the hood, the handset comes powered by a dual-core (Qualcomm Snapdragon S4) SoC, clocked at 1.5 GHz and backed by 2GB of RAM.
When it comes to memory, the BlackBerry Classic comes equipped with 16GB of native storage and microSD card support for further expansion. A 2,515 mAh battery powers the unit. The handset also houses an 8 megapixel rear-facing camera and a 2 MP front-facing snapper for selfies and video chats.
Other key BlackBerry Classic features include the traditional design philosophy followed by handsets like the Bold 9900 released in 2011, a tool belt, a physical keyboard, in addition to a trackpad. On the software front, the device runs on BlackBerry 10 OS. This OS version reportedly comes with the capability to run Android apps on any BlackBerry device.