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BlackBerry launches new smartphone Passport at Rs 49,990

S Ronendra Singh New Delhi | Updated on September 29, 2014 Published on September 29, 2014

Sunil Lalvani, Managing Director, Blackberyy India during the launch of Blackberry Passport Phone in New Delhi on Monday, September 29, 2014. Photo: R.V Moorthy   -  The Hindu

BlackBerry India on Monday launched its new smartphone — Passport — priced at Rs 49,990.

The Passport is available for pre-booking at Amazon.in and all BlackBerry exclusive stores from Monday till October 10.

Customers pre-booking their Passport on Amazon would receive a gift voucher worth Rs 5,000, which can be redeemed for future purchase on Amazon.in, the company said.

Featuring a large square touch screen (4.5-inch) and new Qwerty touch-enabled keyboard, the BB Passport is a device purpose-built for productivity driven business professionals who want a smartphone that empowers them with the mobile tools they need to get the things done, it said.

The new handset comes uploaded with new BB 10.3 operating system, including new features such as BB Assistant Blend, and Amazon Appstore.

It also has the best-in-class battery with 3450mAh battery that would provide up to 30 hours of mixed use, the company said.

It has a rear camera of 13MP and 2MP front camera.

"With its unique design and innovative features, the BlackBerry Passport is a testament to our continued focus on innovation and productivity, specifically to strengthen our enterprise segment offerings," Sunil Lalvani, Managing Director, BlackBerry India, said here at the launch.

Published on September 29, 2014
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