BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 Smartphone

On Wednesday, BlackBerry and Porsche Design officially unveiled the latest smartphone from the partnership, the Porsche Design P'9983 smartphone from BlackBerry, at an exclusive event in Dubai.

Marking the third smartphone collaboration between the two companies, the device integrates premium quality materials such as sapphire glass for the camera lens, forged stainless steel for the Porsche Design floating logo and chassis, and a special glass-weave technology for the back door. Furthermore, Porsche Design has collaborated with BlackBerry for the first QWERTY version with BlackBerry 10 with specially crafted glass-like keys, and a special 3D effect with silver font characters.

Juergen Gessler, CEO of the Porsche Design Group, "The Porsche Design P'9983 smartphone from BlackBerry makes a statement about its owner's impeccable taste and drive for achievement and success, as well as discernment in making the right choices with products that help them stay on top."

The P'9983 will come with its own unique PIN and be available worldwide early October 2014 in the Porsche Design Stores. It can be pre-ordered now in the european and US Porsche Design Online Shop.

3.1-inch 720x720 touchscreen
1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm MSM8960 processor
8-megapixel rear, 2-megapixel front cameras
2GB of RAM
64GB of storage
microSD slot with support for cards up to 128GB
microHDMI port
2100mAh removable battery
HSPA+ 850/1900/2100MHz in North America, 850/900/1900/2100 in other regions
LTE bands 2/4/5/17 in North America, 3/7/8/20 in other regions
BlackBerry 10.3 OS