BlackBerry Classic camera features revealed, HDR included

BlackBerry Classic camera features revealed, HDR included
One week before starting to ship its latest smartphone - the Classic (which should come in both black, and white) - BlackBerry today revealed more about its camera features.

As you may know, the new handset has an 8 MP rear camera with autofocus and LED flash. According to BlackBerry, the camera allows you to take “beautiful wide panoramic photos”, or shoot in HDR mode. You can also use a timer, burst mode, or an offline time shift mode. While the Classic doesn’t have a dedicated camera button, it lets you snap photos with the trackpad, the mute key, the spacebar, or by using the on-screen camera icon. Besides the 8 MP rear camera, the smartphone features a 2 MP front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. 

Right now, BlackBerry accepts pre-orders for the Classic only in the US and Canada, asking $449 (or $499 CAD) for it. Presented as an enhanced Bold 9900 (one of BlackBerry’s popular smartphones from 2011), the Classic pairs a full QWERTY keyboard with a 3.5-inch (720 x 720 pixels) touchscreen display and BlackBerry OS 10. It’s got 2 GB of RAM, a (rather old) dual-core 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S4 processor, and 16 GB of expandable storage space. It should be a good option for users in need of a hardware QWERTY keyboard, shouldn’t it?

source: BlackBerry

Related phones

  • Display 3.5" 720 x 720 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2515 mAh(11.7h 3G talk time)



1. Busyboy unregistered

$500 in Canada? Need I say more?

2. darkoman4

Posts: 183; Member since: May 30, 2014

No charging pins? Come on Blackberry.

3. Mxyzptlk unregistered

A little too classic.

15. miles16852

Posts: 241; Member since: Oct 20, 2011

sniff sniff! i smell jealousy !

4. meanestgenius

Posts: 21754; Member since: May 28, 2014

The Classic is for those users in enterprise and the BBOS7 holdouts that don't need an "uber-spec'd" handset. They just want a phone that helps them get the job done and one that's familiar to the BBOS7 handsets that they are still using. It's sure to be a hit amongst them.

14. Losifer

Posts: 28; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

Team BlackBerry

16. Losifer

Posts: 28; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

Classic pre orders are sold out in Canada

17. meanestgenius

Posts: 21754; Member since: May 28, 2014

Great news!

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