RIM unveils the Porsche designed Blackberry P9881 at Dubai event

Technology is moving so fast and manufacturers are stepping up smart phone designs to lure potential users over. With mobile phones been lunched ever so often recently, its becoming really tasking to keep up with product launch. Whats more confusing is the decision clients will have to make as to which smart phone to buy. For weeks now there have been rumours surrounding the lunch of the Blackberry Knight.

This week we can say the rumour weren’t far fetched as the lunch of the Porsche Designed Blackberry confirmed it.


  • Processor – MSM 8655, 1.2GHz
  • Height: 115 mm / 4.53 in
  • Width: 67 mm / 2.64 in
  • Depth: 11.3 mm / 0.44 in
  • Weight: 155 g / 5.47 oz
  • Memory: 768MB RAM, 8 GB eMMC
  • Expandable memory:Up to 32 GB µSD card (optional)
  • Accelerometer
  • Magnetometer
  • Proximity
  • Capacitive touch screen
  • Optical trackpad
  • ESC key to the right of the trackpad
  • Menu key to the left of trackpad
  • 35 key backlit keyboard
  • Dedicated keys: Send, End (Power), Menu, Escape, Camera (user customisable, convenience key), Volume Up/Down (Fwd/Rwd for media, Zoom for camera), Mute (Play/Pause for media), Lock (top center)

How much does it cost?

At the moment, as announced at the launch in Dubai, the P9881 goes for $2000. That figure makes me want to dare a couple of friends to go ahead and purchase one.

Need more information?

To get more information on the P9881 go to http://ae.blackberry.com .