Porsche Design and BlackBerry Limited, today announced the new Porsche Design P9983 Graphite smartphone from BlackBerry. This new member to the P9983 family with its exclusive graphite-metallic colored elements and hand-wrapped leather on the back door cover.
The P9983 Graphite smartphone from BlackBerry is exclusively designed by Porsche Design and engineered using the highest quality materials. Porsche Design has collaborated with BlackBerry to design a keyboard with an exclusive keypad with specially crafted glass-like keys with the durability of rigid synthetic material, plus blackened glass and a graphite stainless steel color frame.
The Porsche Design P9983 Graphite smartphone from BlackBerry provides an exclusive Porsche Design PIN ID group – 2AAXXXXX that sets you apart and makes you instantly recognizable among other Porsche Design users.
The new Blackberry Porsche Design P9983 Graphite features a 3.1 inch display 720 x 720 resolution with 1:1 aspect ratio, an 8 Megapixel rear camera with 5 element F2.2 lens, Auto-Focus and flash and can record 1080p HD videos. At the front there is a 2 Megapixel fixed-focus camera with 3x digital zoom and is able to capture 720p HD videos.
The Blackberry P9983 Graphite is powered by a Dual Core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm MSM8960 processor with 2GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. There is a removable microSD memory card—slot located under battery door which supports up to 128GB of storage expansion. The device is equipped with a 2100mAh removable battery with up to 14 hours of 3G talk time and up to 12 days of standby time.
In terms of connectivity, the P9983 has a low energy Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz, 4G Mobile Hotspot, NFC and FM Radio. Also, there is an accelerometer, magnetometer, proximity, gyroscope and an ambient light sensor on-board of the device.
The P9983 measures 119 x 67.1 x 10.6 mm and weighs 140 grams. The new Blackberry P9983 Graphite comes in different language keyboard variants; English (Qwerty), Arabic, Cyrillic, German (Qwertz), Americas, Hong Kong and APAC.
The Porsche Design Blackberry P9983 Graphite is a luxury device with $1,950 – €1,650 premium price tag. The device is available to order online from Porsche Design. Also it will be available in Porsche Design stores with select carriers and retailers around the world in the coming weeks.