BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9981 gets a tear down courtesy of the FCC

BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9981 gets a tear down courtesy of the FCC
Earlier in the month we got word that pre-orders were being accepted for the BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9981 in the US for the eye-popping price of $1,700. It looks as though the P’9981 just took a trip through the FCC, leaving a few pictures of its innards for us to gawk at.

The outside of the U.S. version looks to be the same as the international release apart from the word “proceeding” engraved into the front above the display where typically it says “Porsche Design.” Also on the back plate where it typically says “P’9981”, it appears that it has been edited out, leaving just a gray plate. We assume that is just for the FCC’s prototype and the actual release will have the proper branding.

Without further ado, the BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9981 FCC photos:

source: FCC via CrackBerry

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Porsche Design P'9981
  • Display 2.8" 640 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S2, Single core, 1200 MHz
  • Storage 8GB + microSDHC



1. GeekMovement unregistered

ugly and i'm not even going to mention the overpriced part, but blackberry mobile devices are always overpriced

2. b4ckr3ad1ngth1ssh1t

Posts: 16; Member since: Jan 21, 2012

$1700??? *trollface* I wonder who the hell would pay that much for a phone, unless they've got a matching vehicle, or can easily buy a $500 clock widget lol

3. ChronosInc

Posts: 4; Member since: Jan 18, 2012

Very ugly and very overpriced. A person has to be crazy to even buy a phone with such outdated technology compared to what's currently on the phone market. I still wouldn't be surprised if someone actually did buy such a phone.

4. acb87

Posts: 2; Member since: Jan 21, 2012

i can tell none of you have own Porsche Design product before. they are never cheap and are designed by some of the best car designers on the panet. i own a lighter , wallets and cufflings by PD. if i didnt already have the new bold whcih this is based off i would buy it cause i can afford it

5. Just_a_boy

Posts: 183; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Add 1,5 dual-core processor, 8Mp camera full HD video, 720P screen, Dual flash or Flash Xenon, Touch screen and reduce that price then it will be perfect. 1700 USD with these poor specs no way, 650 bucks unlocked is fair

6. solidsnakeduds013

Posts: 221; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

lmao fail.. I would never buy a blackberry device even if Porsche put some thought into it.

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