Porsche Design and BlackBerry today announced the new Porsche Design P'9983 smartphone. The luxury P'9983 smartphone combines the unique stylish design of the iconic and timeless Porsche Design brand with the popular and secure BlackBerry 10 technology.
The P'9983 smartphone also offers exclusive aftermarket accessories including handcrafted leather backdoors made from fine Italian leather that are available in a large number of color options. These include Yellow, Blue Green, Dark Brown, Pomegranate, Paloma Grey, Salsa, Blue and Orange.
The Porsche Design P'9983 smartphone from BlackBerry will be available from Porsche Design stores, select carriers and retailers around the world by the beginning of October 2014. However, the company has not revealed the pricing of the handset as of now.
BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9983: Key Specifications
The latest BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9983 comes with a 3.1-inch touchscreen display offering a resolution of 720x720pixels. It is powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm MSM8960 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. It runs on BlackBerry 10.3 OS.
The imaging aspect of the smartphone consists of an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front facing snapper.
There is a 64GB native storage, which can be further enhanced up to 128GB via microSD card. The smartphone supports 4G LTE and also 3G networks and also features a microHDMI port. The luxury phone is felled by a 2100mAh removable battery.
The device integrates premium quality materials such as sapphire glass for the camera lens, forged stainless steel for the Porsche Design floating logo and chassis, and a special glass-weave technology for the back door.
Furthermore, Porsche Design has collaborated with BlackBerry for the first QWERTY version with BlackBerry 10 with specially crafted glass-like keys with the durability of rigid synthetic material, and a special 3D effect with silver font characters.
"The Porsche Design P'9983 smartphone from BlackBerry makes a statement about its owner's impeccable taste and drive for achievement and success, as well as discernment in making the right choices with products that help them stay on top," says Juergen Gessler, CEO of the Porsche Design Group. "Yet again, the collaboration with BlackBerry has led to a product that blends style and functionality to provide a true luxury experience."