BlackBerry-Classic-Device

The BlackBerry Classic has steadily been rolling out around the globe and this week sees Colombia added to the list. The good folk of Colombia can purchase the Classic from Mercadolibre.com from $1.299.900 c/u according to the site.

If my memory serves me right, BlackBerry has done pretty well in South America over the years. Are you in Colombia and waiting to snap up the Classic? Let us know in the comments.

If you missed our extensive review of the BlackBerry Classic you can catch up here.

Press Release

Bogota, Colombia – June 04, 2015 – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), a global leader in mobile communications, today announced the availability of BlackBerry® Classic™ in Colombia. The no-nonsense smartphone built to meet the needs of productive people who appreciate the speed and accuracy that can be found with a physical QWERTY keyboard is available at Mercadolibre.com, the leader in online sales and unique visitors per month in Colombia*.

"We are very excited to bring the much anticipated BlackBerry Classic to customers here in Colombia. The new BlackBerry Classic delivers the unique combination of our BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard, physical buttons and a trackpad to aid navigation and control – all powered by the updated BlackBerry® 10 OS 10.3.1. Combined with the 4G LTE network capabilities of the device, the resulting user experience will make BlackBerry Classic a go-to productivity tool for our Colombian customers," said Jorge Juarez Avila, Managing Director for Northern Latin America at BlackBerry. "BlackBerry Classic is a secure device that feels familiar in their hands, with the added performance and agility they need to be competitive in today's busy world."