BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB)’s new smartphone device Passport has been hugely successful and popular among the customers and retailers across the world have run out of stock of this coveted smartphone. The demand is more than expected and hence the company is very happy, but at the same time is struggling to meet the high unprecedented demand.
Amidst all this there is one retailer that has the privilege of having the device IN STOCK and readily available for sale as announced by Amazon Canada, according to eCanadanow. The device was released on the 24th of September, 2014.
Amazon expect huge response to the announcement
Those who were waiting eagerly for the device can now own it by ordering on the Amazon.ca website. The retailer hopes to receive overwhelming response to their announcement regarding the availability of the device. The device was sold out quickly and back orders of 200,000 units were received by the company. The CEO promised that he will make sure that more inventories is made available by October, 1st.
The fact that the BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) Passport device has run out of stock in very short time has left the CEO more than happy, who expressed his delight stating, “I’m glad to have inventory issues. It shows people want the phone …That means it’s popular”. It took just six hours for the device to get completely sold out on the company’s website blackberry.com. Even on Amazon.com it got sold out in just 10 hours.
Apple way ahead of BlackBerry
However, the iPhone-maker has been able to successfully sell more than 10 million units of their next generation line of iPhone 6 handsets in the first week itself. The units sold of BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) Passport are insignificant compared to those of Apple iPhone 6. For every Passport sold by BlackBerry, Apple Inc sold 50 iPhone 6.
The device priced at CDN $799.99 boasts of some amazing features for the smartphones of its price range. The device comes with a 4.5-inch touch screen display and a spectacular OIS camera of 13MP. The device comes with an internal storage of 32GB and has a long battery life of 30 hours. The screen has a resolution of 1440×1440 at 453 PPI. The device supports 1080p HD video recording at 60 fps and has a screen made of Corning Gorilla Glass 3.