Blackberry’s regional office came in full force to launch their first device to ship running the Blackberry 10.3 OS. Led by Cameron Vernest, Managing Director for the Philippines and Singapore, and Damian Tay, Senior Director, APAC Product Management, the team presented the highlights of their newest offering.
The Blackberry Passport sports a huge 4.5-inch, high-resolution, 1440×1440 pixel (452 dpi) touchscreen that is made of Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It also features a new QWERTY touch-enabled keyboard, as well as a large battery. It comes preloaded dual app store fronts, Blackberry World and the Amazon Appstore, and a host of other useful apps such as Docs to Go and the new Blackberry Blend.
Here’s a rundown of the specs:
- 128mm x 90.3mm 9.3mm
- 2.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
- Adreno 330 GPU
- 3GB Ram
- 32GB of storage, expandable to 128GB via microSD
- 4.5-inch IPS display, 1440 x 1440 pixel resolution, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
- 13 MP auto-focus rear camera with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), can shoot 1080p HD Video recording
- 2MP fixed-focus front facing camera
- WiFi, BlueTooth, NFC
- 3G, LTE
- 3450 mAh Battery
- Blackberry 10.3 OS
The Blackberry Passport is priced at PHP 35,790, and shall also be available with plans from Globe and Smart.