Engineered Luxury meets powered performance all in the palm of your hand. Porsche Design Smartphone - now in SA

It was named as one of the 2011 Top 10 Smartphone’s for the holidays by the Washington Post. Launched late last year in Dubai, the Porsche Design elite new Porsche Design P’9981 Smartphone from Blackberry® is now available in South Africa. Designed by Porsche Design, the luxury brand’s first Smartphone delivers engineered luxury and performance.
The Porsche Design P’9981 Smartphone is instantly identifiable as a Porsche Design product. The exclusive material choices for this unique Smartphone include a forged stainless steel frame, hand-wrapped leather back cover, sculptured QWERTY keyboard, and crystal clear touch display.
Customized inside and out, the new Porsche Design P’9981 comes with an exclusive Porsche Design UI and a bespoke Wikitude World Browser augmented reality app experience. It also includes premium, exclusive PINs that help easily identify another P’9981 Smartphone user.
“Since 1972 Porsche Design has presented milestone products with iconic style, and the P’9981 Smartphone from Blackberry will be our next landmark,” said Dr Juergen Gessler, CEO Porsche Design Group. “The pure and distinctive design, coupled with authentic materials and an emphasis on the manufacturing process, perfectly match our philosophy and complement the Porsche Design product assortment.”
Powerful hardware and software

The Porsche Design P’9981 is built on a performance driven platform that features a 1.2 GHz processor, HD video recording, 24-bit high resolution graphics, and advanced sensors enabling new augmented reality applications. It comes with 8GB of on-board memory, expandable up to 40GB with a micro SD card.
Blackberry®7, the operating system for the new Porsche Design P’9981, includes a next generation Blackberry ®browser with a fast, fluid web browsing experience that is among the best in the industry. It also features Liquid GraphicsTM technology, which delivers a highly responsive touch experience with incredibly fast and smooth graphics.
The Porsche Design P’9981 includes built-in support for NFC (Near Field Communications), which will enable many new and exciting capabilities
The Porsche Design P’9981 Smartphone from Blackberry is now available from the Porsche Design store in Hyde Park Corner. Porsche Design SA is currently negotiating with cell phone service providers regarding contract terms for its Smartphone.
Visit the Porsche Design store in Hyde Park Corner or call the store on 011 325 5706.  

Press Release by MEDIA RELEASES