The BlackBerry Passport was probably one of the most controversial phones the Canadian manufacturer ever released. The device evoked a lot of emotions mostly due to its unconventional square shape. It turned out, however, that the handset received warm welcome and since its announcement in September 2014, several variants were launched. Today BlackBerry added one more to the mix – the BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition which offers refined design with stainless steel frame, improved keyboard and soft-touch diamond-pattern back cover.
BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition gets official with few notable improvements over the standard variant
Both the BlackBerry Classic and BlackBerry Passport went official last year, however, so far none of them have been available for purchase in the US through a service provider on contract. So far the only option to grab the handset was to buy a factory unlocked device to use it on any GSM carrier, such as AT&T, T-Mobile or Straight Talk. However, is was a pretty expensive route. That’s in the past now. A few days ago AT&T announced its plans to sell the Classic and Passport via its network and apparently the carrier kept its promise – both phones are now on sale at subsidized lower price with contract.
Despite being the object of heated discussions upon launch, the BlackBerry Passport seems to be doing pretty well. As BlackBerry reports, the phone keeps receiving very favorable reviews from users as well as the media. If you too dream about the phone but still didn’t get it because of the quite premium price, now would be a good time to order it The device goes on sale $100 cheaper this Valentine’s weekend. To make the most of the day of love, red variant is available too.
BlackBerry appears to be very creative when trying to get back customers they lost to other great players on the mobile market like, Apple and Google. Just right now the Canadian company is introducing their new BlackBerry Passport trade- program that is to mesmerize iPhone users and make them trade in their current Apple iPhones for a great opportunity to get special discounts on the manufacturer’s hottest device. Not really feeling your iPhone, but feel like wanting to put your hands on the new Passport? Let’s take a closer look at the company’s offer’s details.
Considering how popular smartphones are, they will be definitely one of the most frequently bought holiday gifts. But in the masses of phones flooding the market, it is really hard to pick the right one, the one that will light up the face of the gift recipient. Which one to choose: Android or Windows OS, a bigger phablet or a regular smartphone? There are more such question waiting in the line, we will try to answer at least some of them. In order to help you make a smart decision, we prepared a special buyer’s guide on the hottest phones of 2014 that will make an exceptional holiday gift.
Although recent years have been pretty tough for BlackBerry the company haven’t give up and is still launching new handset to the great delight of their staunch users. And just today, after teasing us for months, the company officially released their latest flagship handset, the BlackBerry Passport. The long-rumored device mostly known for his square screen and the innovative touch-enabled keyboard goes on sale today priced at $599.
The long-awaited new BlackBerry Passport’s release has just been officially confirmed by the company’s CEO. The unveiling is scheduled to take place some time next month. Simultaneously, new more detailed leaks concerning the phone’s tech parameters surfaced on the net. If you’re interested in details, let’s take a look at the BlackBerry Passport killer specs.
When the BlackBerry Passport first time leaked revealing its unorthodox shape, many users didn’t believe that such device could be a real deal. Most manufacturers try to slim down bezels as much as possible to make their phones easier for one-handed usage. Meanwhile BlackBerry goes exactly the opposite way and makes the Passport wider than a phablet. Does it m`ake any sense? According to BlackBerry, though, there’s method in this madness and here is how the company explains why Passport’s unique design will make it an ideal mobile companion.
We’ve been hearing for a while that BlackBerry is working on something special and today we got our official confirmation. During BlackBerry’s fiscal first quarter 2014 conference call the company’s CEO John Chen acknowledged that the Canadian manufacturer is preparing to release new phones this fall, in September to be more exact. Even better, Mr Chen happily smiled for the camera while holding the upcoming handsets known as BlackBerry Passport and Classic. Out of the two, the Passport is of more interest for us as it is rather unusual in design coming with big square screen and tiny keyboard.