The latest Blackberry Leap smartphone has just landed in the Philippine exclusively via MemoXpress stores for a suggested retail price of Php13,490 targeting those "power professionals and enterprise segment users". MemoXpress is the authorized distribution partner for sales of BlackBerry smartphones in the Philippines.
Just like any other Blackberry smartphones, the Leap was also built with users' privacy and productivity in mind. It boasts a load of features that will both keep the user privacy uncompromised and productivity more enhanced. Also the Leap is pre-installed with two store fronts the Blackberry World where users can download and BB apps from and the Amazon App Store that enables users to get their hands on Android apps using their Blackberry Leap. See specs and read more features below.
Blackberry Leap specs:
- 5" HD Display
- 1280 x 720 resolution, 294ppi
- 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor
- 2GB RAM
- 16GB internal storage
- Supports microSD card up to 128GB
- 8MP rear camera with Autofocus and LED flash
- 2MP front camera
- Blackberry 10.3.1 OS
- WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, GPS
- FM Radio
- Single SIM
- 144 x 72.8 x 9.5 mm
- 170 grams
- 2,800mAh battery
- For Php13,490
Blackberry Leap Top Features:Source: Blackberry
- Security to Maintain Privacy – You can feel safe in the knowledge that BlackBerry Leap was designed with the highest standards of security in mind to protect your privacy. It is equipped with support for encryption, plus built-in malware protection and back-up, wipe and restore. All to give you control and help secure your data against the next embarrassing and potentially costly cyber attack.
- Battery That Powers Through a Full Day – With up to 25 hours of heavy use,* BlackBerry Leap will power through even your most demanding day. The impressive 2800 mAh battery and optimization of power consumption in BlackBerry 10 gives users more than a full day of productive usage.
- Best-in-Class BlackBerry Keyboard – Type faster and more accurately on a touchscreen keyboard that learns how you write. With superior error correction, multi-language support, customized adaption and flow, BlackBerry’s touchscreen keyboard helps to reduce the mistakes and missteps that can hold you back.
- BlackBerry® 10 OS 10.3.1 –BlackBerry Leap comes preloaded with the new BlackBerry 10.3.1 operating system, offering a fresh look that incorporates updated icons and an instant action bar so that users’ most commonly accessed functions are in the center of their screen. Additional features include:
- BlackBerry® Blend – BlackBerry Blend brings messaging and content that is on your BlackBerry smartphone to your computer and tablet. Get instant message notifications, read and respond to your work and personal email, BBM™ or text messages, and access your documents, calendar, contacts and media in real time on whatever device you are on, powered by your BlackBerry. BlackBerry Blend works across desktop operating systems, including Mac OS X 10.7 +, Windows® 7+ and Android™ tablets running Android 4.4+ via cellular, USB or Wi-Fi connections.
- BlackBerry® Assistant – The BlackBerry Assistant is BlackBerry’s first digital assistant and can be used with voice and text commands to help users manage work and personal email, contacts, calendar and other native BlackBerry 10 applications. It’s the only smartphone assistant on the market today that can access both personal and work content in your work perimeter. BlackBerry Assistant intelligently determines how to respond to you based on how you interact with it – if you type, it responds silently, if you speak, it speaks back and if you activate over Bluetooth, it speaks back with additional context because it assumes you might not have access to the screen.
- Dual app storefronts preloaded for access to a huge selection of apps for work and play:
1. BlackBerry World – BlackBerry World offers essential business and productivity apps for professionals looking to drive efficient communications and collaboration including Box, Evernote, Cisco WebEx Meetings and Documents to Go.
2. Amazon Appstore – Discover and download popular Android apps and games through the Amazon Appstore including Candy Crush Saga, Pinterest, SoundCloud, Kindle and Amazon Shopping.