Blackberry Passport


The Blackberry Passport is a single Nano sim phone released in 2014. It is 196 grams and measures 128 x 90.3 x 9.3 mm (length, width, height). You get 6 color options here. They are black, red, silver, black, white and gold. The Blackberry Passport price in Kenya starts from Kshs 20,000.


The Blackberry Passport features a 4.5-inch display that has a resolution of 1440 x 1440 pixels. You’ve got here a 453 ppi square display that has very high resolution. When it comes to the camera, the phone features a 13MP primary camera and a 2.0MP one.

I guess this decision was made because this is basically a business phone in Kenya and the people carrying this around are not expected to concentrate too much on taking selfies.

When it comes to the operating system the Blackberry Passport runs version 10.3 of their own in-house operating system. We don’t get android here. Performance is top notch with Qualcomm Snapdragon 2.26 GHz powering the beast. With it you a 3GB RAM an Adreno 330 GPU. Y

ou are pretty much sorted when it comes to the internal storage space, which is 32GB. However, this can be expanded to a maximum of 128GB using a microSD card.

Connectivity options of the Blackberry Passport are numerous with it featuring 4G, 3G, EDGE, GPRS, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. With the smartphone, you also get a 3450mAh battery that has a rated talktime of 18 hours.

Blackberry Passport Specs & Features


  • Announced: 2014, June
  • Dual SIM:  no Nano SIM
  • Year: 2014


  • Dimensions: 128 x 90.3 x 9.3 mm
  • Weight: 196 g
  • Colors: Black, Red, Silver, White, Black on Gold


  • Type: Color IPS screen, 16M colors
  • Touch:  yes Multitouch
  • Display size: 4.5 inches, 1440 x 1440 pixels
  • Pixel density: 453 ppi


  • Camera resolution: 13 MP
  • Features: Face detection, Smile detection, Geo tagging, Autofocus, Panorama, Touch to focus, HDR, LED flash, OIS
  • Secondary camera: 2.0 MP, 720p
  • Video:  yes [email protected]


  • Operating system: Blackberry OS v10.3
  • Processor type: Quad Core
  • Processor speed: 2.26 GHz Krait 400
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
  • GPU:  yes Adreno 330
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • Internal memory: 32 GB
  • Card slot:  yes Up to 128 GB


  • 3G:  yes
  • 4G:  yes
  • GPRS:  yes Up to 85.6 kbps
  • EDGE:  yes Up to 236.8 kbps
  • WiFi:  yes Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, Dual-band Wi-Fi, DLNA
  • Bluetooth:  yes v4.0
  • USB:  yes MicroUSB v2.0
  • GPS:  yes A-GPS, GLONASS


  • Battery type: 3450 mAh, Li-Ion
  • Standby time: Up to 18 days (2G), 18.5 days (3G)
  • Talk time: Up to 18 h (2G), 23 h (3G)

Other Features

  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Proximity
  • Music player: MP3, WMA, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
  • Video player: MP4, DivX, XviD, WMV, H.264
  • FM radio:  yes
  • 3.5 mm audio jack:  yes

Additional features of the phone: Corning Gorilla Glass 3, NFC, QWERTY keyboard, Java MIDP 2.1, Stereo speakers


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