Blackberry Passport Smartphone Announced

Jun 19, 2014

In a week full of smartphone news, BlackBerry CEO John Chen announced during its quarterly financial results call that the company would be holding a September launch party for its new mobile phone in London. The Passport still has the famed BlackBerry keyboard, and is (As you might expect) about the size and shape of a passport.

According to, the Passport is the official name of the long-rumored "Windermere."BlackBerry also announced good--but underwhelming--results for the past quarter. The number of phones rose from last quarter--1.3 million to 1.6 million.