February 25th 2014 7:16 am

Critic reviews

6.7
7 reviews
  • Reception and call quality
    8.8
  • Display
    6.7
  • Battery life
    8.8
  • Camera
    6.6
  • Ease of use
    8.0
  • Design and form factor
    8.4
  • Portability (size / weight)
    8.2
  • Media support
    6.0
  • Durability
    8.0
  • Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)
    6.0

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User reviews

5.0
1 review
8.0
The Wall Street Journal Dec 23, 2014

It lives up to every bit of the BlackBerry’s original purpose. This is the best phone to get if you need a real physical keyboard to plow through emails, manage your calendar, browse the Web…and not much else.

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7.0
CNET Dec 17, 2014

If you're willing to trade screen size for a superior physical keyboard, the BlackBerry Classic is a fantastic productivity phone for old-school QWERTY junkies.

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6.0
PC Mag Dec 17, 2014

The BlackBerry Classic is a great voice and messaging phone that can't deliver on the range of online services most people need.

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7.0
phoneArena Dec 23, 2014

Pricing is favorable for this classic looking ‘Berry, but don’t sleep too tightly yet because it’s a throwback that modern smartphone owners who have never used a BlackBerry, might literally throw back to wherever they bought it from.

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7.0
The Telegraph Dec 17, 2014

There’s a huge amount to like in the BlackBerry Classic. It will make you more productive. It feels serious. And it doesn’t look too bad either. But in part you’re more productive because there are fewer distractions, and therein is the root of the problem.

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6.0
phoneArena Dec 24, 2014

I can only recommend the BlackBerry Classic to two groups of people: 1. Die-hard BlackBerry fans who simply won't use any other device; and 2. People who seriously — and I mean seriously — live and die by blasting through their email as quickly as possible.

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5.0
adityan adityan

I was a BB fan. I always wanted the trackpad. And finally its here. Guess no room for complaints, right? Wrong! While BB has finally delivered what they took away from its users, the time taken to restore functionality, has cost them dear. I have sampled other devises, got used to touch screen;...

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