BlackBerry has launched Porsche Design P’9983 Graphite, its luxury smartphone in India. The Porsche Design P’9983 smartphone originally announced last September and the Graphite Edition was introduced back in April.Porsche Design P’9983 features a 3.1 inch touch screen (720×720 pixels resolution). It is powered by a Qualcomm Dual-Core 1.5GHz (MSM8960) processor, paired with 2GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. It is equipped with 8MP Auto-Focus rear camera with capability of 1080P HD video recording and also houses a 2MP front camera with 720P HD video recording.

The Porsche Design P’9983 is packed with 2100mAh battery, which is claimed to provide 14 hours of talk time on 3G networks. For connectivity, this smartphone has options of Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 and FM radio. This device measures 119×67.1×10.6mm and its weight is 140 grams.

Commenting on the launch, Hitesh Shah, Director – Sales and Distribution, at BlackBerry India, said:With the launch of the new P’9983 Graphite from BlackBerry, we bring a unique stylish smartphone combined with the superior productivity and ultimate security experience of BlackBerry 10 technology for our Indian consumers. This new smartphone is custom-built for power professionals aiming to make a style statement while not willing to compromise on effective communication and collaboration.

Roland Heiler, Chief Design Officer of the Porsche Design Group, said:The iconic styling of the new P’9983 Graphite from BlackBerry is technically inspired with longevity, integrity, and individuality at its core. It will offer a new way to express individual style with the luxury of being one step ahead.


It has the unique, elegantly-designed BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard for best typing experience. The additional personalized auto-correction and next word suggestion help to type faster, more accurately and with less effort.
It has safe and secure encrypted BBM instant messaging for your business and personal needs.
This smartphone has an exclusive Porsche Design PIN range – 2AAXXXXX – that sets the owner apart and makes them instantly recognizable among other Porsche Design users.
It comes with BlackBerry Hub to manage all your conversations and notifications, and BlackBerry World for downloading business and productivity apps.

  • 3.1 inch (720 x 720 pixels ) 24-bit color OLED display
  • 1.5 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon (MSM8960) processor
  • 2 GB RAM, 64GB storage, microSD slot (Up to 128 GB)
  • Touch screen navigation and full QWERTY physical keyboard
  • BlackBerry OS 10
  • 8 MP Autofocus rear camera with LED flash, 5 element F2.2 lens, 1080p HD video recording
  • 2 MP front-facing camera, 720p HD video recording
  • FM Radio
  • Dimensions: 119 mm x 67.1 mm x 10.6 mm; Weight: 140g
  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 GHz / 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.0 LE, NFC , Micro HDMI, GPS GLONASS
  • Sensors – Accelerometer, Magnetometer, Compass, Ambient Light Sensor and Proximity sensor
  • 2100 mAh removable battery






BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 Graphite is priced at Rs. 99,990 and will be available from select retailers in India soon.

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