BlackBerry Passport Set To Launch In September

Saturday, June 21, 2014:  Putting to rest some long-speculated rumors, BlackBerry’s CEO John Chen recently revealed that the Canadian handset company’s much-anticipated square-shaped ‘Windermere’ smartphone, aka, BlackBerry Passport will launch in September at an event in London. Chen showed off the yet-to-be-announced Passport at the company’s earnings report and annual meeting. Chen however did not reveal anything regarding the exact date of availability and pricing of the device.

The Passport smartphone will reportedly feature a 11.43-cm (4.5-inch) display with a resolution of 1440×1440 pixels. There’s no information about the processor in the device. Other rumored specifications of the device include 3GB of RAM, a 13MP rear camera, and a 3450mAh battery.

Also, BlackBerry recently confirmed the launch of its low-cost touchscreen smartphone, the BlackBerry Z3 in India on 25 June. The BlackBerry Z3 smartphone features a 12.7-cm (5-inch) qHD display with a 960×540 pixels resolution. It is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core Snapdragon 400 processor coupled with 1.5GB of RAM. It comes with 8GB of internal storage expandable up to 32GB via microSD card. It sports a 5MP rear camera and a 1.1MP front-facing camera. It decks in a 2,500mAh battery. The Z3 runs BlackBerry 10.2.1 OS out-of-the-box.

Source : EFY Times

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