BlackBerry Passport officially announced and launched!
BlackBerry has finally made the BlackBerry Passport official. The headset features a stainless steel border with the signature BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard. It sports a square 4.5 inch display with 451ppi resolution. It features 32 GB worth of internal storage expandable up to 128 GB via microSD. This is mated with 3 GB of RAM as well as powered by a 3450 battery. The device runs on quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor clocked at 2.2GHz and is equipped with a 13 megapixel rear camera with optical image stabilization as well as a 2 megapixel front camera.
The device sports BlackBerry 10.3 and the brand new “BlackBerry Blend” app. The app allows users to manage files on the Passport as well as respond to BBMs and more. BlackBerry OS 10.3 includes BlackBerry’s voice assistant. The device should retail for an estimate amount of USD$599.
BlackBerry Passport will available in America, the United Kingdom, Canada, Middle East, France, India, Singapore, Austria, Germany, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Netherlands, South Africa, Australia, Vietnam, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland, Mexico, Venezuela, Philippines, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Romania, and Colombia.
We have extra news for our fellow Malaysians! The BlackBerry Passport will be available next month via Celcom until the end of October. After which, the device will be made available on other telcos and retail stores. If you get it from Celcom, it’ll cost only RM639 on contract. If you want to wait, the device will be available nation wide on 1st November for about RM 2399.