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BlackBerry Passport

Model
Passport
Screen Resolution
1440x1440
Announced
1 Jun 2014
Released
1 Jun 2014
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BlackBerry Passport now available widely in Canada via several major carriers

If you live in BlackBerry's home country of Canada, you can now get your hands on the company's new BlackBerry Passport smartphone from many more sources. The device is now on sale via several Canadian carriers, including TELUS Mobility, Rogers Wireless, Bell Mobility, MTS Wireless and SaskTel...

Vodafone UK to offer the BlackBerry Passport starting October 1st but only to Business customers

Looking for a BlackBerry Passport on Vodafone in the UK? They'll have it starting October 1st as confirmed on their own forums but it comes with catch. When released, the BlackBerry Passport will only be available to those with a business account on Vodafone. A 'business decision' that could...
A look back on the BlackBerry Passport event in London

A look back on the BlackBerry Passport event in London

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 marked the unveiling of the much awaited BlackBerry Passport. BlackBerry held launch events in Toronto, London and Dubai, simultaneously. A bit like the BlackBerry 10 launch back in January 2013 but this time around there were three separate presentations. At the...
BlackBerry Passport vs. 7290

The good 'ol days of being a BlackBerry user... are back!

When you read phone reviews, you don't typically see Fun as a category upon which different devices are rated and compared - it's things like Performance, Design and Battery Life that are the norm. It's too bad really that the fun factor isn't given much consideration. As much as tech products...
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BlackBerry Passport now on sale at UK Expansys for £529.99

There's another way in the UK to get your hands on the new BlackBerry Passport. Expansys is now selling the latest smartphone from BlackBerry for £529.99, which is the same price as the company itself said last week the device will sell for in that country. The price is, of course, for the off...

BlackBerry Passport launched in India, available in stores October 10th

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...
Email Triage!

Thank You BlackBerry for making email triage on 10.3 faster than iOS and Android

Seven months ago I went went on a podcast rant and wrote an editorial here complaining about the "email triage" experience on BlackBerry 10. My issue? It was too damn slow. From the inbox, deleting or archiving a single email was a painful process. Unlike Android or iOS, where I could swipe left...

BlackBerry Passport now officially available in Singapore

If you've been waiting for the BlackBerry Passport to arrive in Singapore, your wait is over. The device has now been officially launched and is available for purchase across several of BlackBerry's authorized carriers such as M1, Singtel and StarHub. Pricing and special offers vary across...

Over 200,000 BlackBerry Passports sold through Amazon and Shop BlackBerry

Since announcement of the BlackBerry Passport in Toronto, London and Dubai, there has been over 200,000 devices sold across Amazon and Shop BlackBerry. As noted by BlackBerry CEO John Chen on the Q2 2015 earnings call, the BlackBerry Passport has moved to the number one spot on the Amazon...

BlackBerry Passport arrives in Malaysia starting October 10th

The BlackBerry Passport launch events have continued after Toronto, London and Dubai. This time around, the device has been announced for Malaysia and will be available through BlackBerry's authorized carrier, Celcom, from October 10, 2014 with contract for RM639; and through other partners...

This solid black version of the BlackBerry Passport is hot!

In the lead up to the launch of the BlackBerry Passport we had heard there was several different color variations of the device out there in limited numbers and at least one has appeared in Dubai. Attending the Passport event in Dubai, @LeonJayJay found a solid black version of the BlackBerry...
BlackBerry Passport now available from Selfridges for £529

BlackBerry Passport now available from Selfridges for £529

The BlackBerry Passport was officially launched yesterday. We covered a lot from the Toronto event and I'll have a quick recap from the London event soon. However, that's not what this post is about. What I want to tell you is that, if you're in the U.K. you can now purchase the BlackBerry...
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A drool-worthy BlackBerry photo

As a longtime BlackBerry addict and gadget lover in general, it's pretty rare (read: never) that I feel envious of another person's tech collection. That said, I just had one of those moments where I felt true envy. The photo above was just tweeted to me by Barry Lapthorne, who in addition to...

Miss the BlackBerry Passport launch event live stream? Watch the replay

If you happened to miss out on the BlackBerry Passport launch event live stream, the replay of the event is now available via the BlackBerry events website and ready for you to view it at your leisure. You'll see the full unveiling of the BlackBerry Passport, along with some great demos of...

The BlackBerry Passport unboxed

You've probably already read our BlackBerry Passport review, which covers all the major bases of the device, and what it's capable of. Kevin and Bla1ze have had a few weeks head start on the device, but maybe a few first impressions are in order following our unboxing of the demo devices handed...

Digging into the BlackBerry Passport's design

We were really eager to talk with BlackBerry's design folks at the Toronto Passport launch event to get some details on the device's distinct form factor. Alison Phillips, BlackBerry's Managing Director at Industrial Design, gave us the run-down. The keyboard, which BlackBerry diehards hold...

A closer look at BlackBerry Blend from the BlackBerry Passport launch

BlackBerry Blend has finally arrived for those lucky enough to have a BlackBerry Passport or Porsche Design P'9983 and it's totally awesome. At the BlackBerry Passport launch event in Toronto, we caught up with Sanjay Nathwani, Product Manager at BlackBerry to get a closer look at BlackBerry...
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BlackBerry Passport available at Amazon for $599

If picking up new devices from ShopBlackBerry isn't your thing, Amazon has you covered. The shiny new BlackBerry Passport is now available for $599. Amazon lists the Passport as a pre-order item with availability of September 25th, so Prime users should be able to land a new device by the weekend...
AT&T will have BlackBerry Passport US exclusive… someday

AT&T getting exclusive on BlackBerry Passport when it launches in the USA

When the BlackBerry Passport launches with a US carrier partner, it will be AT&T. So said BlackBerry CEO John Chen at today's Passport launch event, along with the expectation that the newest and squarest BlackBerry smartphone will cost around $250 with a contract, presumably the same from AT...
How much with the BlackBerry Passport cost around the world?

BlackBerry Passport to run €649 in France and Germany, £529 in UK

Today's the launch of the BlackBerry Passport, and the new square BlackBerry now has pricing for its international launch markets. BlackBerry already already revealed that the phone will launch at $599, and it is indeed available from the BlackBerry Store at that price (which is stated to be a $...

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The BlackBerry Passport was launched on September 24th, 2014 at launch events held in London, Toronto and Dubai. The device features a physical keyboard, a 4.5" 1440x1440 LCD display and a 3450mAh battery. The BlackBerry Passport also introduced a capacitive touch keyboard that allows users to perform gestures on the actual keys — for deleting words, predictive text or scrolling the browser, for example. Inside the Passport is 3GB RAM, 32GB of flash storage that is expandable up to 128GB, powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 2.2GHz quad-core processor. In the camera department, the BlackBerry Passport makes use of a 13MP 1080p front facing camera along with a 2MP 720p front-facing camera.

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