BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY) Launches White Classic in the UK and UAE, Leap in Malaysia

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSX:BB), announced today that it has launched the white Classic in the United Arab Emirates. The well known BlackBerry Smartphone with the physical QWERTY keyboard is now available and can be purchased at the BlackBerry store in the Dubai Mall and other telecom stores for 1799 AED which is approximately $489 USD.

The introduction of the BlackBerry white Classic in white offers yet another color choice to users who desire a stylish smartphone, yet understand the need for a mobile business tool that keeps them productive and securely manages their information.
– Ron Louks, President, Devices and Emerging Solutions at BlackBerry.

The BlackBerry white Classic was introduced back in December 2014 and brings powerful upgrades to the BlackBerry Bold 9900 with triple fast browser, about 60 percent more battery life and 60 percent more screen space. A private device by default, the BlackBerry Classic is built on and running BlackBerry’s world renowned secure OS that has the advantage of built-in anti-virus protection and data leaks as well as encrypted email, BBM and web browsing.

White BlackBerry Classic in the UK

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) also announced the availability of the White BlackBerry Classic in the UK on May 5th. The Classic is available at various online locations such as Clove technology, Mobile Phones Direct and BlackBerry said the device will also be available at in few days.

BlackBerry Leap Launched in Malaysia

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) announced on Tuesday May 5th the availability of the new Leap Smartphone in Malaysia and will be available for pre-order today May 6th from

Customers will get a shopping coupon worth RM150 from 11street when they confirm each pre-order purchase for a very powerful touch screen Smartphone with edge-to-edge five-inch HD display and powered by BlackBerry’s 10.3.1 Operating System as well as 4G LTE enabled.

As online shopping is fast becoming a part of everyday life for Malaysians, we are well aware that many business executives and professionals are looking for a user-friendly, secure mobile device, which allows them to shop online at anytime, anywhere – all while safeguarding the privacy of their personal data. Partnering with BlackBerry here in Malaysia to offer consumers a mobile device equipped with high security features underscores our commitment to providing customers a safer online shopping experience.

– Hoseok Kim, CEO, 11street.