We have seen a video of this futuristic handset a while back and more recently we came to know about some of the specifications of the latest BlackBerry smartphone. Research in Motion along with Porsche has officially unveiled the BlackBerry P’9981, an amazing looking smartphone with pretty good features. This handset boasts of a stainless steel frame and a leather back cover. There is the ‘Porsche Design’ branding at the top of the screen along with a wide BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard. This handset also features a full touchscreen and a Wikitude World Browser app that allows one to share via augmented reality.

A statement in style

A statement in style

A glance at the features of the BlackBerry P’9981

  • BlackBerry OS 7.0
  • 1.2GHz processor, MSM 8655 chipset
  • 768MB RAM
  • Dimensions are 115 x 67 x 11.3mm
  • Weighs 155 g
  • 2.8-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 640 x 480 pixels
  • 5 Megapixel rear camera with AF, LED Flash
  • 720p HD video recording
  • Bluetooth 2.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band, NFC
  • 8GB internal storage
  • MicroSD card support up to 32GB
  • HSDPA 14.4Mbps, HSUPA 5.76Mbps
  • GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

The BlackBerry P’9981 will be available from Porsche Design stores later this year. No date of release is specified. BlackBerry has also not revealed any official pricing of this handset. However, according to a report by MobileSyrup, this handset will be priced at approximately Rs. 99,087 ($2,000). This handset will be available in a very limited quantity. For more information, click here.

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