BlackBerry Passport specs get revealed in detail

22 August, 2014

The technical specifications of the BlackBerry Passport got revealed in full detail. The hardware QWERTY smartphone is expected to launch at some point next month.

BlackBerry Passport will pack a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset with 2.2GHz quad-core CPU, Adreno 330 GPU, and 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM. The handset has 32GB of memory on board, which can be further expanded via a microSD card slot.

The device’s display is a 4.5” LCD unit with a 1:1 ratio and resolution of 1440 x 1440 pixels (453 dpi). Corning Gorilla Glass 3 covers the screen.

A 13MP f/2.0 main camera with OIS and 1080p @ 60fps video capture is in charge of capturing memories. A 2MP fixed-focus front-facing unit with image and video stabilization will handle selfies and conference calls.

Unsurprisingly, the BlackBerry Passport has a bevy of connectivity features. They include LTE, HSPA+, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, GLONASS, and NFC. The handset will sport a nano-SIM card slot.

Wired connectivity options include USB 2.0, USB 3.0, VGA, DisplayPort, and HDMI. The last three options will be available via a SlimPort adaptor.

Measures of the BlackBerry Passport are 128 x 90.3 x 9.3mm (9.6mm at the camera unit), while its weight tips the scale at the substantial 194.4 grams. The device will tote a whopping 3,450mAh battery.

BlackBerry Passport has already made a number of appearances. Recently, its innovative keyboard starred in a video demo.