It is almost impossible to mistake this device for
anything but a BlackBerry phone. This square-shaped
flagship features a 2.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
processor, 3 GB of RAM, a 4.5-inch 1440 x 1400 display
and 32 GB of internal storage, which can be expanded via
the microSD slot.
With the passport, BlackBerry is ideally targeting power
users. The 1:1 square display is highlighted as being
best suited for spreadsheets, reports and emails. In
comparison to more traditional smartphones, this device
enables 60 characters in a line as opposed to the 40
allowed on regular smartphones.
This BlackBerry features a compact, three-row keyboard
The touch-enabled keyboard functions extremely well and
is supported by predictive text that appear on the
screen with suggested words. Quickly swiping a finger
upward will have the word being entered into the
This classic embodies everything BlackBerry enthusiasts
know and love about the brand; however, it comes with a
modern twist. The operating system is the BlackBerry OS
10.3,which is the home-grown Blackberry software.
The back of the device has an 8-megapixel camera and
1080p video recording. The front also features a
2-megapixel camera and captures 720p videos. In
addition, BlackBerry die-hards will appreciate the
The Classic features a 4-row QWERTY keyboard that will
be instantly familiar to owners of BlackBerry devices.
The typing experience is remarkable because each key has
depressions and ridges to easily identify where fingers
are on the keyboard. When the keyboard is paired with
the touchpad to select, copy and paste text, it is an
even greater experience than on dedicated touchscreens.
The BlackBerry Leap smartphone is solid, sturdy,
budget-friendly and quite attractive. It weighs just 6
ounces and features a 5-inch 1280 x 720 display. When it
comes to the design, it is nothing spectacular but that
is quite alright. It runs the 10.3.1 BlackBerry OS and
there is limited support provided for Amazon's Android
app store and BlackBerry World. Security, productivity
and privacy are hallmarks of this device.
With 2 GB of RAM and driven by a 1.5-GHz Qualcomm 8960
dual-processor, the Leap has 16 GB of storage; this can
be expanded to 128 GB via an added microSD card. It also
has a fantastic battery that heavy users can use for 25
The Priv entered the market in 2015 as a major release
for the BlackBerry smartphone titans. It was the first
non-BlackBerry operating system device. It runs Android
6.0 and signaled a move away from BlackBerry's dedicated
operating system. It also provides Google's stock
Android platform by granting direct access to the Play
Store. It provides amazing performance through its
Snapdragon 808 processor, 5.4-inch 2560 x 1440 qHD
display, 18-megapixel rear camera, 32 GB of internal
memory and 3 GB of RAM.
The unique design offers the best of both worlds via the
stunning display that conceals the beloved QWERTY
keyboard. You can push the display roughly two-thirds of
the way up and the slider action will be completed for
you. In addition, the Priv provides a tremendously
powerful battery that is designed to last about 22.5
hours when used moderately. The dual-flash, 18-megapixel
camera captures decent shots during the daytime "good
enough" images at night.
These are just some of the devices available to
individuals who still enjoy shopping for BlackBerry