BlackBerry Passport goes on Sale in the US, UK and Canada Today
BlackBerry’s most anticipated smartphone, Passport is being released today and goes on sale in Canada first. The smartphone will be available from Canadian carrier Telus. You can grab yours at $200 with two-year contract till October 1 and $250 after that.
The smartphone is also coming to US coast and will be available from AT&T for the price of $250 with a two-year contract.If you don’t want to be tied up to the contract, you can get SIM-free unlocked version for the price of $599. This is a special offer for a limited period, the exact price for the BlackBerry Passport is $699.
Other countries that the BlackBerry launches its Passport include France, Germany, Singapore and the UK among other 30 countries. In the UK, unlocked Passport will be available for a price of £484.98.
The smartphone runs on BlackBerry OS 10.3 that debuts on the BlackBerry Passport first. In terms of specs, the phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC with a 2.2 GHz quad-core CPU and 3 GB of RAM. The blackberry device sports 4.5-inch 1,440×1,440 touchscreen, a 13 MP rear camera with LED flash, and a 2 MP front snapper. The smartphone packs a massive 3,450 mAh battery that will last up to 36 hours on single charge.
BlackBerry Passport is coming with entirely new QWERTY keyboard in a stylish squared casing. Despite wave of touchscreen devices, there are still those who like the BlackBerry’s QWERTY and the company expects to get its lost-glory back with the device. What do you think about the new BlackBerry Passport?