You May Not Like BlackBerry’s (BBRY) New Move

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Less than two years after launching their Classic smartphone, BlackBerry announced that they will be ditching it.

The company will no longer make the model that had a lot of fanfare. The model hit the market in 2014 and features a 3.5″ screen, longer battery life, and a standard keyboard and touch screen.

According to Ralph Pini, the company’s chief operating officer and general manager for devices, the Classic has long surpassed the average lifespan for a smartphone in today’s market.

Pini said that BlackBerry will now focus on updating its smartphone lineup.

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