BlackBerry Passport launched in India

BlackBerry today launched company’s latest smartphone BlackBerry Passport in India. As the name suggests, smartphone has the shape and size of a real passport. According to the company, it is ideally designed for enterprise users on the move.

BlackBerry Passport launched in India

The BlackBerry Passport has a 4.5-inch square display protected by Gorilla Glass 3 with 1:1 aspect ratio, a resolution of 1440 × 1440 pixels and a density of 453ppi.

The smartphone is powered by a 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor coupled with Adreno 330 GPU, 450MHz GPU and 3GB of RAM. The device has 32GB internal storage, microSD card support located under back cover up to 128GB, 13-megapixel rear camera with optical image stabilization, 2-megapixel front-facing camera, and a 3,450mAh integrated non-removable battery, which the company claims is good enough to last up to 30 hours on a single charge.

BlackBerry Passport also includes LTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS. The Passport runs on BB 10 operating system on the front side. This new OS brings in a flatter UI, a virtual assistant called BlackBerry Assistant, and a feature called BlackBerry Blend. This feature essentially lets users access one’s emails, BBM texts, and other notifications from a BlackBerry device on Macs, PCs, Android tablets, and iPads. The company has also preloaded the Amazon Appstore for all the Android app needs while the Blackberry World app store will focus on enterprise apps.

BlackBerry Passport Specification

  • 4.5″ diagonal display with 1440 x 1440 resolution and 24-bit colour depth
  • 2.2GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 CPUs with Adreno 330 GPU, 450MHz GPU
  • 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage
  • microSD card support up to 128GB
  • 13 megapixel auto-focus rear camera with Optical image stabilization, 5X digital zoom, 1080p HD video recording at 60fps
  • 2MP fixed-focus front camera, 3x digital zoom, 720p HD video recording
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, GPS, FM Radio
  • Accelerometer, Magnetometer, Gyroscope, Time of Flight (ToF), Ambient light
  • Capacitive touch 3-row BlackBerry Keyboard, featuring contextual auto-correction
  • BlackBerry 10 OS
  • 3450mAH integrated non-removable battery

BlackBerry Passport will be available for pre-orders on Amazon India and at BlackBerry’s retail stores starting today till October 10. Consumers who pre-order the phone will get an Amazon India voucher worth Rs 5,000 and 5000 Jet privilege miles.

Via : Economic Times

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