Leaked photo shows BlackBerry Passport coming to T-Mobile

Leaked photo shows BlackBerry Passport coming to T-Mobile
Earlier this year, T-Mobile and BlackBerry got into a fight over some promotion that T-Mobile had offered customers. The carrier was looking for subscribers willing to swap a BlackBerry for a new Apple iPhone 5s on sale. That led to a war of words between T-Mobile CEO John Legere (who never runs out of ammunition in such a war), and BlackBerry CEO John Chen. Eventually, BlackBerry decided not to renew its contract with the carrier.

But there are indications that the two Johns have smoothed things over, and can possibly co-exist in the same room. And this comes just in time for T-Mobile customers to purchase what is undoubtedly the most interesting new phone to ever carry the BlackBerry name. A leaked photograph shows the back side of the BlackBerry Passport, with the T-Mobile brand prominently displayed on back.

The BlackBerry Passport will apparently be positioned as a business tool with a 4.5 inch screen and 1440 x 1440 resolution. That works out to a pixel density of 453ppi. A quad-core 2.2GHz Snapdragon 800 CPU is under the hood, with the Adreno 330 GPU crunching graphics. 3GB of  RAM is inside along with 32GB of native storage. A 64GB capacity microSD slot is along for the ride. The rear camera is 13MP and includes OIS. A 2MP camera adorns the front of the phone, which is powered by a 3450mAh battery. BlackBerry 10.3 is pre-installed. The unique physical QWERTY doubles as a trackpad. Punctuation and numerals are inputted through the use of virtual keys that appear based on what you are typing.

This has been the most hyped 'Berry since the BlackBerry Storm. But with John Chen in control, this time we should see good things taking place on launch day. And if you're a T-Mobile subscriber who has been desiring the Passport, the good news is that it appears as though the phone is indeed heading your way.

Check out some new pictures of the BlackBerry Passport in the slideshow below.


source: OurBerries via BerryReview

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Passport
  • Display 4.5 inches
    1440 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP (Single camera)
    2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
    3GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3450 mAh
  • OS BlackBerry 10.3

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