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Porsche Design BlackBerry P’9981

Luxury automaker turned industrial design brand Porsche Design has announced its first smartphone

Luxury automaker turned industrial design brand Porsche Design has announced its first smartphone alongside Research In Motion. The BlackBerry P’9981 offers superior engineering and performance encapsulated within a forged stainless steel frame with leather accenting. A unique PIN for each device helps P’9981 users identify one another. Porsche’s iconic style is clear in this gadget, which is being labeled a landmark in its design history; epitomizing the idea that form equals function. More information is available on the RIM website here.

Updated Specs – The P’9981 comes fully functional with 8 GB of hard-drive memory, a 1.2 GHz processor, as well as Dual-Band Wi-Fi capabilities and offering 720p HD video. The device offers a smooth browsing experience and a built-in compass, as well as the usual selection of exclusive appl on BlackBerry App World™ 3.0.

Functionality – Featuring the combination of a full QWERTY keyboard and a full touch screen, typing and navigating through the BlackBerry interface become that much easier. Smooth animation and instant responses are made possible by the Liquid Graphics™ 2.8” high resolution display.

Augmented Reality – This Wikitude World Browser app helps users access relevant information such as restaurant reviews, maps, movie theater locations, and VIP events. This app offers a selection of over 150 million points of interest made specifically for P’9981 users. Advanced sensors within the phone enable these new augmented reality applications.

BlackBerry Tag2 – Enables ‘tap to share’ multimedia capabilities. Contact information and media content can be shared effortlessly between friends. Adding BBM contacts was just made easier also; add contacts with a simple ‘tap’.

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