Porsche Design P’9981 – Limited Edition Smartphone by Blackberry Unveiled

What result do you expect to see when two top brands, one manufacturing smart phones and one high-end luxury accessory maker contribute their specialty for something? Yes, for the very first time, in accordance with designer brand Porsche, RIM has unveiled a limited edition BlackBerry smartphone.

As anyone can guess, the product is bound to be fairly stylish and make you feel special with its surrounding glamor. In an exclusive event held at Dubai recently, Porsche and RIM took off the cover from their limited edition newbie, Porsche Design P’9981.

This limited edition BlackBerry is equipped with powerful hardware and has class-apart design which you would never see in any other BlackBerry model.


BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9981 Tech Specs

  • Processor: 1.2 GHz dual-core Qualcomm processor
  • Memory: 768MB RAM, 8GB Internal, expandable up to 40GB
  • OS: BlackBerry OS 7
  • Display: 2.8-inch VGA display
  • Camera: 5MP
  • Other features: NFC compliance, Next generation BlackBerry browser, Liquid graphics technology for highly responsive touch experience.

As quoted by RIM, the smartphone is “styled by Porsche design, forged in stainless steel, finished in leather and powered by Blackberry”. The user interface it sports is exclusively designed by RIM for this specific model and it also contains a custom-made application called as Wikitude World browser augmented reality. It has been designed quite uniquely from those of other BlackBerry smartphones as you can clearly see in the above picture.


The most important thing that an owner of this limited edition beauty will get is an exclusive limited edition PIN. This limited edition PIN will help one P’9981 user to find another user of the same make. Now talk about exclusive and privilege club! After reading about all these killer features, what do you think its price would be? The smartphone will be available after December 2011, only in Porsche Design Stores carrying a tag of $1,999. Even if it’s sure to burn a hole in your pocket (and that too a big one), it is worth having one of this top class beauties in your pocket (in other pocket though!).