With touch smartphones ruling the roost, Blackberry proudly announces its latest touch-cum-type smartphone known as Blackberry Passport. This premium smartphone offers users something extra. It sports a Qwerty keypad for users who would rather like to type on their high-end mobile phone instead of tapping fingers on the digital alphabets. One of the best performing devices available in the market, this touch-cum-type Blackberry smart phone is well built and has good battery life. It comes with Blackberry 10.3 operating system and a 4.5 inch LCD screen having a resolution of 1440 x 1440 pixels. Passport has 13 megapixels auto-focus rear camera that delivers stunning image clarity.

GENERAL FEATURES

NETWORK:TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G bandsLTE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
(Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600
(Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 20)
SpeedHSPA, LTE
GPRSYes
EDGEYes
LAUNCH:Announced2014, June
StatusAvailable. Released 2014, September
BODY:Dimensions128 x 90.3 x 9.3 mm (5.04 x 3.56 x 0.37 in)
Weight196 g (6.91 oz)
KeyboardQWERTY
 SIMNano-SIM
– Capacitive touch 3-row BlackBerry keyboard
DISPLAY:TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size4.5 inches (~56.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1440 x 1440 pixels (~453 ppi pixel density)
MultitouchYes, up to 10 fingers
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 3
PLATFORM:OSBlackBerry 10.3 OS
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8974AA Snapdragon 801
CPUQuad-core 2.26 GHz Krait 400
GPUAdreno 330
MEMORY:Card slotmicroSD, up to 128 GB
Internal32 GB, 3 GB RAM
CAMERA:Primary13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, autofocus, optical image stabilization, LED flash,
FeaturesGeo-tagging, face detection, HDR
Video1080p@60fps,
Secondary2 MP, 720p
SOUND:Alert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jackYes
COMMS:WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFCYes
RadioFM radio with RDS
USBmicroUSB v2.0 (SlimPort)
FEATURES:SensorsAccelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS, MMS, Email, Push Email, IM, BBM 6
BrowserHTML5
JavaYes, MIDP 2.1
– BlackBerry Assistant
– BlackBerry maps
– Organizer
– Document viewer
– Photo viewer/editor
– Video editor
– MP3/WMA/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– DivX/XviD/MP4/WMV/H.264 player
– Voice memo/dial
– Predictive text input
BATTERY:Non-removable Li-Ion 3450 mAh battery
Stand-byUp to 432 h (2G) / Up to 444 h (3G)
Talk timeUp to 18 h (2G) / Up to 23 h (3G)
Music playUp to 84 h
MISC:ColorsBlack, White, Red, Black&Gold
Price group8
TESTS:PerformanceBasemark OS II: 628 / Basemark X: 10682
DisplayContrast ratio: 1256 (nominal), 2.595 (sunlight)
CameraPhoto / Video
LoudspeakerVoice 76dB / Noise 71dB / Ring 76dB
Audio qualityNoise -91.5dB / Crosstalk -92.5dB
Battery lifeEndurance rating 73h

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