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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.

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Rob has worked in the affiliate industry for many years with large publishers, and previously worked as a journalist on titles such as Wired, PC Magazine, ITProPortal, The Register, The Inquirer, Pocket-Lint, Mobile Industry Review, Know Your Mobile and The Gadget Show.