BlackBerry on Wednesday announced its latest P’9982 with Porsche Design. The new device is available for a price of $2,350.
The limited edition 500 devices available worldwide will feature a customized version of the BlackBerry 10.2 operating system.
The P’9982 sports a satin finished stainless steel frame and Italian leather back door covered by Crocodile leather.
“The new all-touch P’9982 smartphone combines a unique design from an iconic brand with the power of BlackBerry 10,” said Alistair Hamilton, Senior Vice President of Design at BlackBerry. “Every aspect of this smartphone has been purposely designed and built for a premium experience.”
Customization at P’9982 smartphone:
BlackBerry Priority Hub
The new BlackBerry Priority Hub intelligently filters messages to give you instant access to the conversations and content most essential to you, helping you stay organized and focused on the most important tasks.
The BlackBerry Keyboard learns how you type, what words you use, and can correct your mistakes on-the-fly. It can also give you next-word suggestions that you can simply flick into your message, helping you type perfect text, every time.
BBM Video with Screen Share
BBM Video with Screen Share takes video chatting further by letting you simply swipe to share what’s on your display. With BlackBerry Natural Sound your BBM Voice and Video calls will sound like you are in the same room.
Camera Time Shift mode and BlackBerry Story Maker
The camera’s Time Shift mode starts capturing your picture before you even take it, giving you the power to pick the perfect moment. BlackBerry Storymaker lets you take a collection of photos and videos, and add music and effects, to create an HD movie that you can instantly share.
BBM Now in any app
BlackBerry 10 continues to refine the unique communications experience of the platform. If a BBM message arrives, you can instantly reply to the message without even leaving the app you’re in.
Apps for the Porsche Design customer
BlackBerry World storefront showcases essential apps for the P’9982 smartphone customer, including productivity apps, games, videos and music based on what apps you’ve downloaded. Get the best on BlackBerry World, uniquely suited to you.
The Porsche Design P’9982 smartphone from BlackBerry will be available from Porsche Design stores, select carriers and retailers around the world beginning on November 21 with the exclusive retail launch at Harrods, Knightsbridge, London.
The limited Crocodile edition will be available beginning early December, and will be exclusive to the Porsche Design shop-in-shop at Harrods.