Posts Tagged ‘Porsche Design’

New arrival: Huawei Mate 10 & Huawei Mate 10 Pro smartphones unveiled

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

The new Huawei Mate 10 Series is based on the Kirin 970 AI mobile chipset; and comprises the 5.9-inch Mate 10 (S$888), 6-inch Mate 10 Pro, & Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10. Full pricing & availability to be announced on 26 October, 2017. Pre-order and registration of interest information below.

Update (26 October, 2017):

Huawei launched its Mate 10 series of Android smartphones in Singapore this evening.

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Huawei Mate 10 Pro (left) is slightly longer while the Mate 10 (right) is broader. The Mate 10 Pro does not have a home button, a headphone jack nor an external memory card slot.

Prices & availability for Singapore were released.

  • Huawei Mate 10: S$888
    • Mocha Brown, Black (28 Oct)
  • Huawei Mate 10 Pro: S$1,098
    • Mocha Brown (11 Nov), Midnight Blue (25 Nov)
  • Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10: S$2,298
    • Diamond Black (24 Nov)
The Kirin 970 in the Mate 10 Series was unveiled during IFA Berlin last month and is Huawei’s first AI (artificial intelligence) mobile chipset.

The Kirin 970 in the Mate 10 Series was unveiled during IFA Berlin last month and is Huawei’s first AI (artificial intelligence) mobile chipset.

The new phones will sport Huawei’s EMUI 8.0 user-interface and new Leica dual camera technology.

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New smartphone: Porsche Design P’9981 from BlackBerry

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

RIM and Porsche have joined hands to produce a smartphone that marries engineered luxury and powered performance.

The P'9981 smartphone from Porsche Design and BlackBerry.

The P'9981 smartphone from Porsche Design and BlackBerry.

Porsche fans can soon own a Porsche-designed product in their pockets when the P’9981 smartphone hits Porsche Design stores later this year. In Singapore, the two stores are at the Ion Orchard and Marina Bay Sands. You could also try Cortina Watch shops, which are Porsche Design dealers.

P'9981 smartphone from Porsche Design and BlackBerryThe design of the P’9981 is distinct from the usual smartphone designs from Research In Motion (RIM) – but features the popular QWERTY keypad that makes typing on the device such a breeze.

The P’9981 features a forged stainless steel frame, hand-wrapped leather back cover, sculpted QWERTY keyboard, and a touch display. This customized Porsche Design P’9981 comes with an exclusive Porsche Design UI and a bespoke Wikitude World Browser augmented reality app experience.

P’9981 smartphones will come with exclusive PINs that help owners easily identify another P’9981 user.

Technical specifications

The P’9981 features a 1.2 GHz processor, HD video recording, 24-bit high resolution graphics, and advanced sensors enabling new augmented reality applications. It comes with 8GB of on-board memory, expandable up to 40GB with a micro SD card.

Research In Motion, maker of BlackBerry smartphones and the PlayBook tabletThe smartphone will run on BlackBerry 7 operating system, which includes its fastest BlackBerry browser to date; and a highly responsive touch experience based on Liquid Graphics technology for fast and smooth graphics.

The P’9981 includes built-in support for NFC (Near Field Communication), even as two of its BlackBerry cousins (Bold 9900 and Curve 9360) achieves the MasterCard PayPass certification.

Company byte: Porsche Design

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

Porsche Design is a luxury brand with a special focus on products that are technically inspired. The brand Porsche Design was founded in 1972 in Stuttgart-Germany by Professor Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, designer of the Porsche 911 sports car.

Porsche Design is a luxury brand with a special focus on products that are technically inspiredThe product portfolio includes watches, sunglasses, luggage, electronic products, a line of fragrances for men as well as a sport and fashion collection.

Product portfolio includes the P'9981 smartphone, watches, sunglasses, luggage, electronic products, a line of fragrances for men as well as a sport and fashion collection(Update: Porsche Design has launched the P’9981 smartphone from BlackBerry.)

Porsche Design products try to embody functionality, timelessness and purist design. They impress by the technical innovations they incorporate.

All products of the brand are designed at the Porsche Design Studio in Zell am See, Austria, and are sold worldwide in the brand’s own stores, in franchise stores, shop-in-shops, quality department stores and exclusive retailers.