Porsche Design P’9981 Smartphone from BlackBerry is an exclusive Smartphone styled by Porsche Design, a brand reputed for designing luxury products. Inside, the BlackBerry Porsche Design P9981 is similar to the Bold 9900 Touch featuring a 2.8-inch VGA Touch display and QWERTY keyboard.
To get inside the BlackBerry Porsche Design P9981, join us after the photo break.
Styled for Boldness
BlackBerry Porsche looks solid and mean (bold). The phone naturally exudes authority and class. It is simply a phone for the big guy or big girl. BlackBerry Porshe P9981 was styled by Porsche Design, a top luxury brand. The phone comes with a stainless steel finish with quality leather on the rear side.
A lot of attention must have gone into the design of the BlackBerry Porsche Design P9981 with brilliant contours. The QWERTY keyboard is in a class of its own.
BlackBerry 7 OS Inside
Inside, the BlackBerry Porsche Design P9981 draws a few inspiration from the BB Bold Touch 9900. It features a 1.2GHz processor with 768MB RAM just like the Bold Touch. So, expect the same fast and smooth performance. BlackBerry Porsche comes with BlackBerry 7 OS with all its bells and whistle: improved universal search with voice enabled search, improved multi-tasking, support for Near Field Communication (NFC), support for 720p HD video recording, and support for augmented reality apps.
BlackBerry Porsche features the Wikitude World browser, an augmented reality app that enables you discover and interact with the world around you in real-time. Of course, you still get BlackBerry Messenger and a suite of other BlackBerry services.
Exclusive PIN and UI
BlackBerry Porsche Design P9981 is an exclusive smartphone and RIM is not leaving anyone in doubt. Owners of the BlackBerry Porsche P’9981 will have a limited edition PIN series, which according to RIM will be easily identifiable to ensure that owners standout in the crowd.
Yes, the BlackBerry Porsche features BlackBerry 7 OS, but it will come with an exclusive Porsche Design user interface that gives owners an edge.
Touchscreen with HD Camera
Again like the BlackBerry Bold Touch, Porsche Design P9981 features a 2.8-inch touchcreen with VGA (640 × 480 pixel) resolution. It also features QWERTY keyboard, but a more tasteful one. Also similar to the Bold Touch, BlackBerry Porsche P9981 comes with a 5MP camera with 720p HD video capability.
The Camera comes with Flash, autofocus, face detection, geo tagging, and image stabilisation.
Data and Network support
BlackBerry Porsche Design P9981 supports high speed internet with up to 14.4Mbps on 3G networks. Outside 3G coverage the Porsche Design P9981 supports EDGE and GPRS on GSM networks. The phone also supports dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 2GHz b/g/n and Wi-Fi 802.11 5GHz a/n. It also features USB, NFC, and Bluetooth.
Pricing and availability
BlackBerry Porsche Design P9981 is currently available in the UK and in the Middle East. It is available in Nigeria at a price range of between N257,000 and N380,000, depending on the phone store you choose to buy from.
More BlackBerry Porsche Design P9981 Specs:
- BlackBerry 7.0 OS
- 1.2GHz Processor
- 768MB RAM
- NFC support (smart tags, e-wallet, etc)
- 8 GB on-board memory, supports up to 32 GB cards Buy Memory card
- Sensors: Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Proximity Sensor
- Built-in GPS /A-GPS
- Integrated speaker and microphone
- Integrated hands-free speakerphone
- 3.5mm audio support
- Trackpad navigation
- Video support: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV3
- Audio format support: MP3, AMR-NB, AAC-LC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WMV, Flac, Ogg Vorbis
- 3G WCDMA/HSPA+ (Tri-band 850, 1900, 2100MHz)
- Quad-band GSM: 1900/1800/900/850 MHz
- Document reader (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
- Talktime: 5.5 hours
- Standby time: 348 hours
You can also visit your GSM operators for information on available BlackBerry phones.