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Porsche designed BlackBerry mobile phone announced

Canadian mobile phone maker Research In Motion has unveiled the Porsche Design P’9981 BlackBerry handset, as a luxury branded smartphone that is set to deliver engineered luxury and performance.

The Porsche Design P’9981 mobile phone from BlackBerry contains an exclusive range of materials, which include a forged stainless steel frame, hand-wrapped leather back cover, sculpted Qwerty keyboard and a crystal clear touch display.

The customised P’9981 comes with an exclusive Porsche Design user interface and a bespoke Wikitude world browser augmented reality app. This handset also includes exclusive PINs that easily identifies to another P’9981 smartphone user.

The BlackBerry P’9981 contains 2.8-inch 24-bit high resolution graphics, whilst powered from a 1.2 GHz processor, with NFC features and 8GB of on-board memory, expandable to 40GB with a micro 32GB SD card.

Porsche's BB also has HD video recording along with the BlackBerry 7 OS, including the BlackBerry browser with a fast browsing experience and liquid graphics technology, which delivers a responsive touch experience and fast smooth graphics.

The Porsche Design P’9981 smartphone from BlackBerry will be available from Porsche Design stores later this year, with a reported cost of £1250.

Originally published at OneMobileRing.com

Rob Kerr is a journalist with more than 14 years experience of news, reviews and feature writing on titles such as Wired, PC Magazine, The Register, The Inquirer, Pocket-Lint, Mobile Industry Review, Know Your Mobile and The Gadget Show. The mobile phone world is his real passion and forte, having owned a handset as far back as 1994 where he has seen them grow from just a business tool to a necessity in everyone’s everyday life.