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BlackBerry Announces Porsche Design P’9983 Smartphone; Will Be Available In October

BlackBerry has announced today the new Porsche Design P’9983 smartphone, which has the unique stylish design of the iconic and timeless Porsche Design brand, and runs on BlackBerry 10 OS. The Porsche Design P’9983 smartphone from BlackBerry will be available at Porsche Design stores, select carriers and retailers around the world by the beginning of October 2014. BlackBerry has not disclosed the price of this smartphone, but this is going to be quite expensive.

This is the third smartphone collaboration between BlackBerry and Porsche Design. The new Porsche Design P’9983 smartphone is made of quality materials such as sapphire glass for the camera lens, has forged stainless steel for the Porsche Design floating logo and chassis, and comes with a special glass-weave technology for the back door. Furthermore, Porsche Design has collaborated with BlackBerry for the first QWERTY version with BlackBerry 10 with specially crafted glass-like keys with the durability of rigid synthetic material, and a special 3D effect with silver font characters.

As far as hardware is concerned, the Porsche Design P’9983 features a 3.1 inch touch screen (720×720 pixels resolution). It is powered by a Qualcomm Dual-Core 1.5GHz (MSM8960) processor, paired with 2GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. It is equipped with 8MP Auto-Focus rear camera with capability of 1080P HD video recording and also houses a 2MP front camera with 720P HD video recording.

The Porsche Design P’9983 is packed with 2100mAh battery, which is claimed to provide 14 hours of talk time on 3G networks. For connectivity, this smartphone has options of Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 and FM radio. This device measures 119×67.1×10.6mm and its weight is 140 grams.

The new Porsche Design P’9983 smartphone also incorporates following salient features:

  • It has the unique, elegantly-designed BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard for best typing experience. The additional personalized auto-correction and next word suggestion help to type faster, more accurately and with less effort.
  • It has safe and secure encrypted BBM instant messaging for your business and personal needs.
  • This smartphone has an exclusive Porsche Design PIN range – 2AAXXXXX – that sets the owner apart and makes them instantly recognizable among other Porsche Design users.
  • It comes with BlackBerry Hub to manage all your conversations and notifications, and BlackBerry World for downloading business and productivity apps.

“The Porsche Design P’9983 smartphone from BlackBerry makes a statement about its owner’s impeccable taste and drive for achievement and success, as well as discernment in making the right choices with products that help them stay on top,” says Juergen Gessler, CEO of the Porsche Design Group. “Yet again, the collaboration with BlackBerry has led to a product that blends style and functionality to provide a true luxury experience.”

Being a luxury smartphone, you will find in the box a premium stereo headset, an international charging kit, a polishing cloth and a USB cable for high-speed data transfer. The P’9983 smartphone also offers exclusive aftermarket accessories including handcrafted leather backdoors made from fine Italian leather that are available in the colors: Yellow, Blue Green, Dark Brown, Pomegranate, Paloma Grey, Salsa, Blue and Orange so you can choose a look to express your individuality.


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