BlackBerry Passport Hands-ON
The BlackBerry Passport is an oddly shaped smartphone for todays’ smartphone. Blackberry ditched the now traditional 16:19 aspect ratio for a 1:1 aspect ration device; which means you have got a smartphone with a 4.5 inch square display. The Passport isn’t lacking in specs, carrying a 4.5 inch display with a resolution of 1440X1440 ( which looks awesome), running a Snapdragon 801 processor with 3GB or ram and a 13MP rear shooter ( records at 1080p). The Passport doesn’t support removable battery but does have expandable storage of via MicroSD.
At first thought I wasn’t a fan of the design of the passport. But I have to admit once I got it in my hand, BlackBerry has crafted and oddly comfortable device that brings some in features with the old trusty QWERTY keyboard back. Which has the quick type feature as well as the ability to use as a track pad. You really have to see both on camera. I must admit, when I first heard of this device, I said what the heck. But now that I have held it first hand, I would like to spend more time to see what BlackBerry has created with the Passport.