The BlackBerry Passport has landed in Malaysia via telco, Celcom. Get the phone exclusively through Celcom for only MYR788 (USD$241) instead of the retail price of MYR2399 (USD$733). You can get the flagship device for the astounding low price if you sign on to Celcom First postpaid plans. The bundles are all inclusive of a 24 month contract and an upfront advance payment of RM 400 to RM 1200 depending on the bundle.
The bundled BlackBerry Passport pricing are Celcom First One Plan 3GB (RM68/month) for RM1,538, Celcom First One Plan 5GB (RM88/month) for RM1,388, Celcom First Prime + 5GB (RM128/month) for RM1,188, Celcom First Premier + 5GB (RM168/month) for RM1,038 and Celcom First Elite + 5GB (RM238/month) for RM788.
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.
Visit Celcom’s BlackBerry Passport page for further information. If you’re not so interested on signing a contract, the BlackBerry Passport will be available nationwide starting the 1st of November.