The Passport: BlackBerry's Last Stand

BlackBerry's Last Stand

BlackBerry was one of the first companies to put anything that resembles a modern-day smartphone on the market, but now, seeing one out in the wild is like stumbling upon a fossil. Now that they've announced the BlackBerry Passport, it seems as if this is their last-ditch effort at remaining relevant.

The company has gained a lot of flack for the Passport's square shape, however BlackBerry says the the 4.5-inch display makes it "the ideal device for reading e-books, viewing documents and browsing the web".

The square design aside, BlackBerry is sticking true to its business-minded sense. You're most likely not going to see this phone around your group of friends unless they all manage hedge funds. Either way, it'll be interesting to see where this takes the company.

The phone is set to be released in the fall, and there is no word yet on the price and carrier availability.

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