Wednesday, 24 September 2014

This is new; Blackberry launches new Phone

In what is considered the last attempt by Blackberry to get back some market share from its rivals, a new Blackberry Passport phone has been officially lunched. The 4.5 inch device will run on Android apps from Amazon Appstore and is said to be available in UK, US, France, Germany, Canada and will be available on soon.

The Passport was first revealed in June by BlackBerry boss John Chen during the company's quarterly earnings report and will be available in more than 30 countries around the world, including the Middle before the end of the year.

The launch of Blackberry passport will be the first after the release of Blackberry 10 devices in 2013.

Prices in the various regions are £529 in the UK, $599 in the US, €649 in France and Germany, and $699 in Canada, when bought from

Blackberry Passport phone specifications include
The phone has full HD 4.5 inch square screen that offers viewing space to a 5 inch phone with a better viewing experience.
It has 1440*1440 pixel resolution display with pixel density of 453PPL

2.2GHz quad-core snapdragon 800 processor
3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage plus expendable storage via microSD car up to 64GB

13MP rear camera and a 2MP front camera
A touch screen accompanied by physical keyboard

Passport runs Blackberry 10 OS 10.3 This software features Blackberry Blend, which lets users Blackberry content to other devices including PCs and Android phones, as well as the Amazon Appstore.
This means that Android apps from the Amazon store can be installed on the Blackberry device.