Blackberry Classic to Arrive in Mid-December

Blackberry CEO John Chen let the release date of the Blackberry Classic (Display Monitor Vol 21 No 41) slip during a talk in China last month.

Speaking at the MIT Enterprise Forum in Hong Kong, Chen told attendees that the Blackberry Enterprise Service 12 (BES12) platform will be launched on the 12th November. The Blackberry Classic smartphone will follow “one month later”.

Chen’s talk can be watched The launch date ‘announcement’ can be found around 1:05:50.