Porsche BlackBerry NFC phone arrives at Harrods

Iconic London department store Harrods has become the exclusive UK stockist of the NFC BlackBerry phone co-produced by RIM and Porsche Design.

Porsche Design P'9981 smartphone from BlackBerry

The Porsche Design P’9981 features a forged stainless-steel frame, hand-wrapped leather back cover, sculpted Qwerty keyboard and a unique Porsche Design user interface.

The device runs BlackBerry 7.0 and includes a 1.2GHz processor, HD video recording and 24-bit high-resolution graphics as well as “advanced sensors that enable new augmented reality applications”.

The handset is available now for £1,275 (US$1,980).