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BlackBerry Introduces Porsche Design P'9982 Smartphone
      #45633 - 11/19/13 03:50 PM

Porsche Design and BlackBerry today announced the new all-touch Porsche Design P'9982 Smartphone from BlackBerry and a second Crocodile model strictly limited to just 500 devices worldwide. Here are the details:

The P'9982, which extends the Porsche Design luxury brand's range of modern luxury smartphones, features a satin finished frame forged from the finest quality stainless steel, complemented by a hand-wrapped genuine Italian leather back door. The back door of the limited edition model is hand-wrapped in genuine Crocodile leather. Distinguishable by its special series of PIN numbers, owners of the P'9982 will be instantly recognizable in the exclusive world of Porsche Design smartphone owners. The smartphone carries Porsche Design's luxurious, iconic styling uniquely through the BlackBerry 10 experience to give you an exquisite handset purposely built to excel at mobile communications, messaging and productivity.

The new P'9982 smartphone specs:


Height 131 mm / 5.16 in
Width 65.6 mm / 2.58 in
Depth 9.5 mm / 0.37 in

140g / 4.94 oz


All-touch screen, with intuitive gesture based navigation
On screen BlackBerry Keyboard (portrait/landscape), featuring contextual auto-correction, next-word prediction and a personalised learning engine that gets to know the way you type
Dedicated keys
Volume Up/Down, Mute, Lock (for Power On/Off)


1280 x 768 resolution, at 356 PPI
24-bit color

Screen size
4.2" diagonal
15:9 aspect ratio

OS & desktop software-

Operating system
BlackBerry 10 OS

Desktop software
BlackBerry Link software for your computer to enable synchronisation of data and media


Dual Core 1.5 GHz

64GB Flash

Expandable memory
Removable microSD memory card--slot under battery door (Up to 64 GB)

USB Ports
USB 2.0 high speed port--allows charging and data synchronisation of the device with a USB cable
Micro HDMI for connection to your HDTV or projector


1800mAh removable battery

Talk time
GSM Talk Time: 8 hours
UMTS Talk Time: 9 hours

Camera & video-

Rear camera:
8 megapixel auto-focus camera
Back Side Illumination for better low-light performance
5-element F2.2 lens
Milbeaut Fujitsu M-9MO image signal processor with dedicated 64MB frame buffer
Flash, continuous and touch to focus, image stabilisation
Enhanced Super Resolution Digital Zoom (5x)
1080p HD video recording
4 DOF (Degrees of freedom) video stabilisation
Time Shift mode for pinpointing and adjusting individual elements of your picture

Front camera:
2 megapixel fixed-focus camera
Image and video stabilisation
3x digital zoom
720p HD video recording


Pre-loaded apps
Music, Videos, Pictures, Camera, Picture Editor, Story Maker, BBM, BBM Video, BlackBerry Hub, Contacts, Browser, Calendar, Text Messages, BlackBerry World, BlackBerry Remember, Docs To Go, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Foursquare, BlackBerry Maps, Games, BlackBerry Evernote, Voice Control, Weather, Clock, Calculator, Compass, File Manager, Box, BlackBerry Connect for Dropbox, Print To Go, Smart Tags (NFC), Adobe Reader, Phone, Help, SIM Toolkit, Search

Network & connectivity-

Network bands
Quad band LTE 3, 7, 8, 20 (1800/2600/900/800 MHz)
Tri band HSPA+ 1, 5/6, 8 (2100/850/900 MHz)
Quad band EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)

802.11 a/b/g/n
2.4 GHz / 5 GHz
4G Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth support
Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy (LE) with aptX enabled

Assisted, Autonomous and Simultaneous GPS
Preloaded with BlackBerry Maps application and for e911 capabilities

BlackBerry Tag with NFC technology enables communication between BlackBerry smartphones and other NFC-enabled devices with a tap

The Porsche Design P'9982 smartphone from BlackBerry will be available from Porsche Design stores, select carriers and retailers around the world beginning on November 21 with the exclusive retail launch at Harrods, Knightsbridge, London. The limited Crocodile edition will be available beginning early December, and will be exclusive to the Porsche Design shop-in-shop at Harrods.

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