New Delhi, 14 August 2015: Luxury brand, Porsche Design, and BlackBerry has expanded its premium smartphone line-up in India with the launch of the BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 Graphite smartphone. Priced at Rs. 99,990, the new luxury QWERTY smartphone will soon be available for purchase from selected authorized BlackBerry store across India.
Firstly launched in May, the BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 Graphite is the fourth smartphone unveiled in collaboration between BlackBerry and Porsche Design, which combines a unique, stylish design from an iconic, eternal brand. It features exclusive graphite-metallic colored elements sporting hand-wrapped leather on the back door cover.
Commenting on the launch event, Director – Sales and Distribution at BlackBerry India, Hitesh Shah said, “With the launch of the new BlackBerry P’9983 Graphite, we bring a unique, stylish smartphone combined with the superior productivity and ultimate security experience of BlackBerry 10 technology for our Indian consumers.”
Specifications of BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 Graphite
As per specifications, the Porsche Design P’9983 Graphite features the same innards as the Porsche Design P’9983 smartphone. It packs a 3.1-inch (720 x 720p) HD Touchscreen with intuitive gesture based navigation and the pixel density of 330 PPI. Under the hood, the smartphone packed by a Dual Core 1.5GHz Qualcomm MSM8960 processor coupled with 2GB RAM, and 64GB inbuilt storage space (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card slot).
The BlackBerry P’9983 Graphite runs on latest BlackBerry 10 OS out-of-the-box. It sports an 8MP auto-focus rear snapper with LED flash and a 2MP fixed-focus camera with 3X digital zoom.
On the connectivity front, the Porsche Design P’9983 Graphite smartphone comes with 4G LTE support, 3G HSPA+, Quad Band EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, 4G Mobile Hotspot, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, GPS, GLONASS Support, Micro HDMI, Micro USB 2.0 and a 3.5mm Audio Jack port.
The BlackBerry P’9983 Graphite is fueled by a 2,100 mAh removable battery, which company y touts to deliver up to 14 hours talk time (3G) and up to 12 hours standby time (2G/3G).
Key Specifications of BlackBerry P’9983 Graphite
|119.3mm x 67.4mm x 11.1mm
|140g / 4.49 oz.
|3.1” 720 x 720 pixels HD Touchscreen at 330 PPI
|1.5GHz Dual Core Qualcomm MSM8960
|64GB inbuilt; expandable up to 128GB
|8MP auto-focus camera with flash; 2MP fixed-focus font camera
|4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, NFC, Wi-Fi, 4G Hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, GPS, HDMI port, Micro USB 2.0, 3.5mm Audio Jack
|2,100 mAh removable battery
Key Features of BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 Graphite
BlackBerry QWERTY Keyboard: The handset features a unique BlackBerry QWERTY Keyboard that comes with personalized auto-correction and next word suggestion that helps you type faster and more accurately. The keyboard sports specially crafted glass-like keys with the durability of the rigid synthetic material and a special 3D effect with silver font characters.
Porsche Design PIN ID: The P’9983 smartphone from BlackBerry provides an exclusive Porsche Design Unique PIN ID group – 2AAXXXXX to their consumers, which sets you apart and makes you instantly recognizable to other Porsche Design users.
BlackBerry Blend: BlackBerry Blend software brings the power of messaging and content from BlackBerry smartphone to your computer and tablet. Users can get instant notifications, read and respond to their personal messages and access their documents, contacts, calendar and media in real time on whatever device.
BlackBerry Assistant: BlackBerry Assistant allows you to manage your emails, contacts, calendar, and other BlackBerry 1 features through voice and text commands.
BlackBerry Hub: BlackBerry Hub is a one-stop destination to manage all your conversations and notifications. It intelligently filters messages to give you instant access to the conversations and content most essential to you, aiding you stayed organized and focused on the most important tasks.
Secure Communications: BlackBerry brings world-class security through encrypted BBM instant messaging for your personal and business needs, so you can feel safe in the knowledge all your communications are safe and secure.
More Ways to Download Apps: BlackBerry Porsche Design users can now download productivity apps like Box, Evernote, WebEx, Docs to Go and Evernote from BlackBerry World and Android apps and games from the Amazon App Store.
Official: BlackBery Porsche Design P’9983 Unboxing
Price & Availability of BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 Graphite
The BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 Graphite will be available in two color variants i.e. Black and Graphite. The handset comes with a whopping price tag of Rs. 99,990 and will be available for purchase from selected authorized dealers and retailers across India in the coming days.
Exclusive Accessories with BlackBerry P’9983 Graphite
In the box of the BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 Graphite, you will find all the essential accessories including premium stereo headset, an international charging kit, polishing cloth and a USB cable for high-speed data transfer.