BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9983 Graphite comes to India priced at more than $1500 USD

Consumers in India are being asked to dig deep into their wallets if they want to purchase the BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9983 Graphite. The phone is priced in the country at the equivalent of $1535 USD. Some of the features you get for the money include a special back door cover made of hand-wrapped leather. Graphite colored elements on the phone explain why it is called the P'9983 Graphite...
This is a discussion for a news article. To read the whole news, click here


4. shinywindow unregistered

So it has iphone 6s specs for one and half times more $$$. Somebody is beating krapple at their own game! Go ahead BB!

6. nepalisherpa

Posts: 338; Member since: Jul 17, 2015

"Half times more" eh? At least learn to say it right if you are going to insult someone/something.

8. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Lol that was some hilariously bad writing .

14. meanestgenius

Posts: 22049; Member since: May 28, 2014

Lmao! +1.

5. xdza1979

Posts: 296; Member since: Aug 08, 2015

Who's gonna buy dis and why ?!

10. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Only diehard would spend that much.

15. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

Probably less than 50 people ... By the way, I have one with crocodile's back leather and use it only in business meetings. I love it.. It is so unique

7. meanestgenius

Posts: 22049; Member since: May 28, 2014

Porsche Design BlackBerry's have always been for the elitist, politicians and celebrities that can afford them. It's an expensive line of BlackBerry devices for the big money makers that don't care about or need big specs, just big style. It's a luxury phone for the luxurious.

11. Subie

Posts: 2364; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

Exactly! Just like a watch made by Hublot won't tell time any better then most other brands. It's all about having something exotic that few others have.

29. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3137; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

A $20 Timex tells time the same as a $5,000 Rolex. I had a very expensive Lucien Piccard in the 70s that spent more time at the jeweler's repair shop than on my wrist. I could beat the sh!t out of a Casio and never notice the difference.

28. AmashAziz

Posts: 2926; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

As India is my bordering neighbour country, so this could mean that the phone would be priced with the same hefty price tag here too.
This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit for samples and additional information.