The BlackBerry Passport can now be availed for just $395 in the U.S. The BlackBerry Passport, featuring a “square” exterior design and a retro QWERTY keyboard, can now be purchased for as low as $395 via Amazon.
The Passport debuted at $699.99 in June 2014. Amazon says this GSM unlocked discounted unit works under AT&T and T-Mobile as well as with GSM SIM cards like H20, Straight Talk and other prepaid carriers. In any case, it doesn’t work under CDMA carriers like Sprint, Verizon, Boost or Virgin Mobile. Here is the link to order the 32 GB BlackBerry Passport.
Meanwhile, here is a quick summary of specifications and features pertaining to the BlackBerry Passport. This handset carries a unique 4.5-inch touch-enabled IPS LCD display, bundled with 1,440 x 1,440 pixel resolution. This device also features capacitive touch 3-row BlackBerry keyboard.
Under the hood, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 801 processor powers the phone with 3 GB of RAM backing it. When it comes to memory, the Passport comes equipped with 32 GB of native storage space and microSD card slot to facilitate expansion of up to 128 GB.
Camera-wise, it sports a 13-megapixel rear-facing sensor, in addition to a 2-megapixel front-facing shooter for selfies and video chats. Furthermore, a solid Li-Ion 3,450 mAh non-removable battery unit backs the entire configuration.
The BlackBerry Passport runs BlackBerry OS 10.3, out of the box. However, it is upgradable to BlackBerry 10.3.2. Apart from the standard connectivity options, this device also supports 4G LTE.