BlackBerry Passport will be the next flagship smartphone from j manufacturer BlackBerry featuring the latest BlackBerry 10.3 OS. It was previously leaked few weeks ago. The BlackBerry Passport will feature a 4.5-inch display with resolution of 1440 x 1440 pixels (452 ppi pixel density) and a Touch sensitive keyboard that will support gestures in addition to physical key press. The keyboard will be like a huge trackpad with loads of optional gestures like swipe up for validating word and swipe left to delete word. The icons on Windermere smartphone will form a 5 x 4 grid on a 4.5-inch display. The BlackBerry Passport will be powered by Qualcomm’s quad core Snapdragon 800 processor and 3GB RAM. For multimedia, it will pack a 13 Mega Pixel rear camera with Optical Image Stabilization and front facing 3 Mega Pixel camera for BBM Video calls.
The BlackBerry Passport will come pre-installed with BlackBerry’s next generation BlackBerry 10.3 OS. For storage, it will come with 32GB built-in memory and micro-SD card slot. In addition to that it comes with a powerful 3450mAh non removable battery. Rest of the specifications are unknown but BlackBerry CEO John Chen has confirmed that BlackBerry Passport will be officially announced at a press event in London in September 2014. Stay tuned for more updates.
BlackBerry Passport is a unique device that was built with productivity at its core. The revolutionary new physical keyboard is responsive to touch, so you have more ways to control your smartphone without having to use the touchscreen. With rows of touch-sensitive physical keys, BlackBerry Passport combines the efficiency of tactile typing with touchscreen-like navigation to deliver on that productivity promise.
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Update : BlackBerry Passport Specs Confirmed in Official Carphone Warehouse Video
According to the leaked video, the BlackBerry Passport will feature a 4.5-inch Full HD square display with resolution of 1440 x 1440 pixels, 2.3GHz quad core processor and 10 Mega Pixel rear camera capable of shooting Full HD videos.
Update : Full BlackBerry Passport Specs Leaked Ahead of Launch
BlackBerry Passport Specs :
– 4.5 inch display with 1440 x 1440 resolution (453 ppi pixel density)
– Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection
– Dimensions : 128 x 90.3 x 9.3mm
– Weight : 194.4g (w/battery)
– 2.2GHz Quad core Snapdragon 800 processor
– 3GB RAM
– 13 Mega Pixels Rear Camera with Optical Image Stabilization
– 2 Mega Pixel front facing camera
– NFC technology
– 32GB Internal Memory plus micro-SD card slot
– 3450mAh Non-removable Battery
– BlackBerry 10.3 OS
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Update : BlackBerry Will Officially Unveil BlackBerry Passport At A Press Event on September 24th
‘On September 24, all eyes will be on BlackBerry as we host exclusive, invite-only events in Toronto, London and Dubai to show off… well I guess you’ll have to wait and see.‘
Update : According to a new report, BlackBerry Passport will go on sale in Europe, Canada and UAE starting October 1st 2014. The prices start from €650 or $800 for a base model.
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Update : BlackBerry Passport Will Go On Sale in the US for $599, says CEO
In a recent interview with WSJ, BlackBerry CEO John Chen confirmed that BlackBerry Passport will go on sale in the US for $599. He said that Passport should be priced at $700 but “I figure that to try to get the market interested, we’re going to start a little lower than that.”
BlackBerry CEO also spoke about his focus on security of smartphones. “The reason why our focus is so enterprise is because what we know how to do is security and productivity.” He added, “Security, cybersecurity, personal identity production. This is going to be a big deal. “