BlackBerry Passport with 4.5-inch display was announced back in September last year. The company is now launching Limited Edition Black and Gold variant of the BlackBerry Passport for USA and Canada. Gold is now ‘in’ and each and every company are launching their smartphones in Gold colour variants.
Each BlackBerry Passport Limited Edition Black and Gold will come engraved with ‘Limited Edition’ and production number, as well as a Valextra cover, which is made from soft calf leather with Valextra costa lacquered piping.
The BlackBerry Passport Limited Edition Black and Gold variant has been priced at USD 899 or CAD 999 and will sell only in USA and Canada from the official BlackBerry online shops.
Recently, Microsoft launched Limited Edition Gold Lumia 930 and 830 as well.
BlackBerry Passport Specifications
The BlackBerry Passport sports a 4.5″ diagonal (1440 x 1440) display with 441 PPI pixel density. It is a 10-point multi-touch display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The phone is powered by 2.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974-AA) processor with Adreno 330 GPU. It comes with 3 GB of LPDDR3 800 MHz RAM and 32 GB of internal storage, can be expanded up to 64 GB with microSD card.
BlackBerry’s latest flagship offers a 13-megapixel auto-focus camera with 6DOF OIS. It has a BSI sensor with a 5-element f2.0 lens and a LED flash. It shoots 1080p videos at 60 fps. On the front, it has a 2-megapixel fixed focus camera with image and video stabilization. It records 720p HD videos.
BlackBerry Passport runs on BlackBerry OS 10.3 out of the box and comes with new BlackBerry Assistant, the company’s own personal assistant. The phone weighs 194.4 grams and its dimensions are 128 x 90.3 x 9.3mm. On the connectivity front, it has 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.0 LE, SlimPort, NFC, GPS + GLONASS. It is packed with 3.450 mAh non-removable battery under the hood to power the beast.
The latest BlackBerry smartphone comes with an updated keyboard with touch enabled keys and it is mainly aimed at the enterprise consumers. Square screen will be more productive, according to the company.