Blackberry Passport To Be Available In India At Rs 49,990 From Oct10

Blackberry Passport To Be Available In India At Rs 49,990 From Oct10

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 11:31 Hrs
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NEW DELHI: In a fresh bid to grab a pie of the premium smart phone market, BlackBerry unveiled its most expensive handset Blackberry Passport, priced at Rs.49,990, which will be available across Indian market from October 10.

"Pre-booking has started for Passport at Amazon and BlackBerry exclusive stores from today. Customers pre-booking at Amazon. In would receive a gift card worth Rs 5,000. It will be be available across stores from October 10 for Rs.49,990," BlackBerry India Managing Director Sunil Lalvani said at the launch event.

BlackBerry Passport has 4.5 LCD touch screen and comes with a three row qwerty keypad which also has capacitative touch features embedded in it.

"The keypad can be used for typing as well as navigation by swiping fingers on it for functions like delete, moving predictive words function up and down etc," Lalvani said.

BlackBerry Passport comes with 3450 mAh non-removable battery which company said will support up to 14 hours of talktime in 2G network and video playback of up to 11 hours.

The square-shaped handset has 13 megapixel main camera and 2 megapixel camera. The internal storage capacity of the phone is 32 GB and supports 128 GB of external storage.

BlackBerry has targeted professionals who have heavy typing requirement through Passport. The phones total length is about 5-inch and width is about 3.5 inch.
Source: PTI