CPW Business opens pre-orders for BlackBerry Classic


BlackBerry Bold inspired device available from December 17

The BlackBerry Classic is available on pre-order from Carphone Warehouse Business from today, with the device due to launch on December 17.

The Classic, which is inspired by older BlackBerry devices such as the Bold and Curve, is expected to be released later this week but Carphone Business  has no opened it up to pre-order.

The handset is available through account managers or by visiting the Carphone Warehouse Business partner portal on its website. BlackBerry put the device on pre-order on November 14.

The Classic comes a traditional BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard, a square 3.46 inch touchscreen and the ability to install Android apps. It runs on BlackBerry’s OS 10 software.

The device was due to be released in November but was delayed. According to BlackBerry’s website, more information will be available at a launch event on December 17.