I just let you know that RIM officially announced the Porsche Design P’9981 with a press release and dedicated webpage launches. I found the features and specifications for this Porsche Design BlackBerry smartphone on their site and have included them below for your convenience. Check them out and let me know what you think!
Timeless style meets best-in-class technology
The performance you demand. The power you need. Styled by Porsche Design, forged in stainless steel, finished in leather and powered by BlackBerry®. The Porsche Design P’9981 Smartphone from BlackBerry® is engineered luxury at its finest.
The power you need
Superior BlackBerry performance and elegant Porsche Design styling place the P’9981 smartphone in a class of its own. An enhanced 1.2 GHz processor and 8 GB of onboard memory powers a responsive and nimble browsing experience, 720p HD video recording, dual band Wi-Fi®, a built-in compass and access to a selection of exclusive apps.
The world at your feet
Shape and share your world via Augmented Reality. The Wikitude World Browser app helps you find, identify, access, and forward relevant information instantly. Read reviews on restaurants, theatres and VIP events as you find them. Discover Porsche dealerships. Explore the unexpected. With over 150 million points of interest curated exclusively for P’9981 smartphone users, the world is truly yours to mould and behold.
Enjoy faster, smoother web navigation. Your P’9981 smartphone is equipped with a full touch screen, and a wide BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard for easier messaging and enhanced technology.
Why wait for what you want? Get fast, fluid animation and instant responses from the Liquid Graphics™ 2.8” high resolution display touch screen and 1.2 GHz processor.
Ensure your prestige is instantly recognised with a limited edition PIN series, available only with the Porsche Design P’9981 smartphone from BlackBerry. Clearly identifiable, the exclusive PIN series will ensure you stand out from the crowd.
New features and innovative apps like Wikitude create deeper, more dynamic ways to interact with the world. Near Field Communication1 (NFC) readiness ensures simple connection with other NFC-enabled devices and smart tags.
BlackBerry Tag2 enables effortless ‘tap to share’ exchanges of multimedia content and contact info between friends and BBM contacts. Friends can also add each other as BBM contacts with a simple ‘tap’.
Multi-tasking for the modern world
All this plus dual-band Wi-Fi® and BlackBerry App World™ 3.0. It makes discovering the latest apps, themes and games easier and faster than ever. The advanced technology you demand. And the engineered luxury you deserve.
4.53 in / 115 mm
2.64 in / 67 mm
0.44 in / 11.3 mm
5.47 oz / 155 g
Power and performance
- MSM 8655, 1.2GHz
More when you need it
- 768MB RAM, 8 GB eMMC
- Expandable memory:
- Up to 32 GB µSD card (optional)
- Capacitive touch screen
- Optical trackpad
- ESC key to the right of the trackpad
- Menu key to the left of trackpad
- 35 key backlit keyboard
- Dedicated keys: Send, End (Power), Menu, Escape, Camera (user customisable, convenience key), Volume
- Up/Down (Fwd/Rwd for media, Zoom for camera), Mute (Play/Pause for media), Lock (top center)
- 5 MP camera
- HD Video recording (720p)
- 4X Digital Zoom
- Face detection and Image Stabilisation
- Scene Modes
- Integrated GPS
- Includes BlackBerry® Maps
- Video formats:
- MPEG4, H.264, H.263
- Audio formats:
- MP3, AMR-NB, AAC-LC, AAC+, eAAC+, Flac, Vorbis
- VGA 640 × 480 resolution
- 287 dpi
- Transmissive TFT LCD
- 2.8” active area
Make instant connections
Near Field Communication:
- Operating Frequency:
- 13.56 MHz
- Operating Modes:
- reader/writer, card emulation
- 802.11 2GHz b/g/n, 5GHz a/n
- 3.5mm stereo headset capable
- Integrated speaker and microphone
- Dual Microphone for intelligent background noise suppression and echo cancellation
- Hands-free headset capable
- Bluetooth headset capable
- Integrated hands-free speakerphone