One month after the launch in Hong Kong, the BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 Graphite Edition has finally landed officially on our shores. Available from Porsche Design Boutiques since last Thursday, this finishes up the range of the 3 generations of BlackBerry Porsche Design devices. Like the P’9981 and P’9982 Black editions, the P’9983 wields similar specification to its standard counterpart, though with an addition of fine Italian Leather battery door.
At the launch event last Thursday, there was a giveaway of the device itself, to one lucky, lucky draw participant!
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Stuttgart/Singapore – Porsche Design and BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today launched the new Porsche Design P’9983 Graphite smartphone from BlackBerry® in Singapore. This new member to the P’9983 family will provide exclusive graphite-metallic colored elements and the finest, hand-wrapped leather on the back door cover. This new Porsche Design P’9983 Graphite smartphone from BlackBerry will combine a unique stylish design from an iconic, timeless brand with the fluid and effortless productivity experience of BlackBerry® 10 technology. The P’9983 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. Finally, an exclusive Porsche Design PIN ID group – 2AAXXXXX, sets you apart and makes you instantly recognized among other Porsche Design users.
“The iconic styling of the new P’9983 Graphite from BlackBerry is technically inspired with longevity, integrity, and individuality at its core,” says Roland Heiler, Chief Design Officer of the Porsche Design Group. “And it will offer a new way to express individual style with the luxury of being one step ahead.”
“The P’9983 Graphite from BlackBerry was built especially for those who strive for success every day. This professional tool will deliver superior productivity, ultimate security and privacy as well as effective communication and collaboration,” said Ron Louks, President, Devices and Emerging Solutions at BlackBerry.
Bringing together timeless aesthetics with best-in-class security, the new Porsche Design P’9983 smartphone will offer the full benefits of the BlackBerry 10 platform, with key features such as:
Find your individual look with exclusive Porsche Design accessories that have been specially selected to perfectly complement your new P’9983 Graphite smartphone from BlackBerry. In the box, you will find everything you need including a premium stereo headset, an international charging kit, a polishing cloth and a USB cable for high-speed data transfer. You will be able to personalize your device with an exclusively hand-crafted back door, made from fine Italian leather. Choose from eight exquisite colors for a look that best suits you. Or protect your smartphone with an exclusive, custom-designed leather pocket. This case includes intuitive technology that helps preserve battery power, and an exclusive LED jewel message indicator.
The Porsche Design P’9983 Graphite smartphone from BlackBerry will be available from Porsche Design stores, select carriers and retailers around the world in the coming weeks. For more information about the new P’9983 Graphite from BlackBerry please visit www.blackberry.com/p9983.
*Android app support and compatibility will vary by smartphone and/or software version.