The BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 actually made available as the company’s luxurious smartphone in India, which was originally introduced in September last year, followed by the Porsche Design P’9983 Grapphite Edition launch back in April 2015.
The Canadian smartphone maker has expanded its premium smartphone range in India with the new Graphite Edition of Porsche Design P’9983. The new premium QWERTY smartphone will be available to buy in the coming days in Indian market. It features an “exclusive graphite-metallic colored elements” while also sporting “hand-wrapped leather on its back door cover.”
This will be the fourth smartphone launched in collaboration between Porsche Design and BlackBerry – and they are – BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983, BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9982, and BlackBerry Porsche P’9981.
The keyboard on the handset has an exclusive keypad with specially crafted glass-like keys with the duarbility or rigid synthatic materiallackened glass and a graphite stainless steel color frame. Specs-wise, the Porsche Design P’9983 Graphite features identical innards as the Porsche Design P’9983 smartphone. Packs a 3.1-inch touch screen with a resolution of 720×720 pixels and offers a pixel density of 330ppi. Hardware it sports with a 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 (MSM8960) CPU paired with 2GB of RAM, and 64GB of internal storage and comes with expandable microSD card support (up to 128GB).
Interestingly, it has BBM with Unique PIN that is instantly recognizable as a Porsche Design user, which BlackBerry also provides exclusive Porsche Design Pin range range to every consumer – 2AAXXXXX. The new premium smartphone from BlackBerry comes with such BlackBerry 10 features as BlackBerry Hub, BlackBerry Blend, and BlackBerry World (for downloading business and productivity apps).
Key Features [Recap]
- 3.1 inch (720 x 720 pixels ) 24-bit color OLED display
- 1.5 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon (MSM8960) processor
- 2 GB RAM, 64GB storage, microSD slot (Up to 128 GB)
- Touch screen navigation and full QWERTY physical keyboard
- BlackBerry OS 10
- 8 MP Autofocus rear camera with LED flash, 5 element F2.2 lens, 1080p HD video recording
- 2 MP front-facing camera, 720p HD video recording
- FM Radio
- Dimensions: 119 mm x 67.1 mm x 10.6 mm; Weight: 140g
- 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 GHz / 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.0 LE, NFC , Micro HDMI, GPS GLONASS
- Sensors – Accelerometer, Magnetometer, Compass, Ambient Light Sensor and Proximity sensor
- 2100 mAh removable battery
The BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 Graphite is priced at Rs 99,990 and goes on sale from select retailers in India very soon. Accessories that will be in the box including a premium stereo headset, an international charging kit, a polishing cloth, and a USB cable for high-speed data transfer.