One of the most extraordinary smartphones that are expected to debut in September is BlackBerry Passport. The Canadian manufacturer has chosen a square shape for the device which is something new for the smartphones today. BlackBerry Passport will debut within weeks, but thanks to numerous leaks a lot of the specs of the device are unveiled.
Thanks to Mobilenet.cz we can share a detailed review of the phone before it is officially announced. The size of the panel of Passport is 128 x 90.3 x 9.3mm and 195 grams of weigh. It sports metal frame and a rare panel made of soft material for more stable handling The screen of the upcoming flagship is 4.5-inch with a resolution of 1440 x 1440p. The square model boasts a pixel density of 453ppi. The screen is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 On the inside of BlackBerry Passport is integrated Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chip with 2.2GHz CPU with four cores and 3GB RAM.
It works with Adreno 330 GPU. It comes with 32GB storage and a microSD slot. The operating system that powers the model is BlackBerry 10.3 OS. The camera outfitted in the BlackBerry Passport is 13MP with LED flash and OIS. it can record video at 1080p@60fps. The connectivity features include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and LTE. The new flagship is armored with QWERTY keyboard that has different design and functionality than the traditional keyboards. It works as a touchpad.
It supports gestures for commands like deleting words by swiping to left etc. BlackBerry claims that the new QWERTY keyboard makes the typing easier and more pleasant. The launching of BlackBerry Passport in Europe is scheduled for October. It is expected to cost CZK 16000 ($760) unlocked. The color of the phone is black. Are you excited yet? Share with us what you think about the phone.