This news could mean the comeback of BlackBerry. Turns out, the recently launched BlackBerry Passport, which comes with an odd, but uniquely designed squarish shape has ran out of stock from Amazon India.
However, the onione retailer said that the phone would be back in stock by October 20. However, it is not sure, how many units of the Passport, BlackBerry actually sold until now. The company also didn't disclose the number of units sold in the country.
The BlackBerry Passport went on pre-order exclusively on Amazon on the September 29 and was launched in India on October 11 for Rs 49,990. This is the first time after several years that BlackBerry smartphone has ran out of stock in such a less time, thus, the Canadian smartphone maker might want to deliver the second stock of the smartphone in India on time to keep up the hopes of Blackberry fans in India alive (more than that, to keep itself running in the business).
Amazon said that the smartphone found huge interest from outside the top eight metros. "Amazon.in has received orders for the BlackBerry Passport from 115+ cities across India," the statement issued Thursday said.
BlackBerry Passport: Key Specification
The BlackBerry Passport with a square shape screen and physical keyboard comes with a 4.5-inch display offering a resolution of 1,440 x 1,440 pixels that translates to 453ppi.
It is powered by a 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor coupled with a 3GB of RAM. The BlackBerry Passport runs on BlackBerry 10.3 OS.
BlackBerry Passport surprisingly features a 13-megapixel camera with auto focus, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and an LED Flash. The rear camera is also capable of recording video in Full HD. There's a 2-megapixel front-facing shooter as well.
It houses a 32GB of native storage and also takes in a microSD card. Connectivity options include NFC, Miracast, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi and 4G LTE/3G among others. Being a high-profile phone, the makers have added a large 3,450mAh battery.
You might also want to check out the hands on of the BlackBerry Passport below:
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