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BlackBerry to launch new Passport smartphone at USD 599

Tuesday 23 September 2014 | 09:39 CET | News
BlackBerry CEO John Chen said that the upcoming BlackBerry Passport smartphone, which will go on sale 24 September, will cost USD 599 in the US without subsidies. The phone will be priced differently in some other countries based on taxes and tariffs, he noted. Chen told the Wall Street Journal that compared with similar smartphones produced by competitors, the Passport should cost in the USD 700 range. However, the company decided to set the price lower "to try to get the market interested", he said. The release of the handset, which has a 4.5-inch, high-resolution screen and BlackBerry's

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