As expected from previous reports, the BlackBerry Passport has now launched in India with pricing set at Rs. 49,990. Customers looking to pick up a BlackBerry Passport can place their pre-orders exclusively at Amazon.in starting today. Additionally, the BlackBerry Passport will be available at BlackBerry Exclusive stores with a gift card of Rs. 5000 along 5000 miles of Jet Airways starting from October 10th. Looking to learn more about the BlackBerry Passport? Read our full review.

Press Release

New Delhi, India– Continuing its strategy to arm mobile professionals with tools that make them more productive, BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), a global leader in mobile communications, today launched the BlackBerry® Passport in India. Featuring a large square touch screen and new QWERTY touch-enabled keyboard, the BlackBerry 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 things done, without sacrificing style or portability.  

"It is a matter of immense pride to launch an industry defining product as we continue to build on our productivity portfolio. BlackBerry sets yet another benchmark with the BlackBerry Passport, that will radically transform the mobility experience of today's power users and enable them to achieve more," said Sunil Lalvani, Managing Director, BlackBerry India. "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."  

"We are very happy to be the partner of choice for Blackberry and offer our customers the opportunity to be the first to own the Passport during the ongoing festival season. Mobile phones are one of the fastest growing product lines on Amazon.in. We see this as a great opportunity to offer customers across India – even those residing in the remote areas of the country- the ease, convenience & joy of experiencing this new device and add excitement to their festival shopping," said Amit Agarwal, Vice President and Country Manager, Amazon India.