BlackBerry Leap now available in the Philippines

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Don’t count them out yet. BlackBerry recently launched a five-inch all-touch smartphone in the country. Called the BlackBerry Leap, the smartphone supports consumers and enterprise users who value security, privacy and productivity.


BlackBerry Leap features the latest BlackBerry 10.3.1 operating system ,an edge-to-edge five-inch HD display and more than a full day’s battery power. Top features of BlackBerry Leap include:

  • Security to Maintain Privacy – The Leap was designed with the highest standards of security to protect your privacy. It is equipped with support for encryption, plus built-in malware protection and back-up, wipe and restore.
  • Battery That Powers Through a Full Day – Claiming up to 25 hours of battery life, the Leap is equipped with a 2800 mAh battery and a fully optimized OS in BlackBerry 10.
  • Best-in-Class BlackBerry Keyboard – Type faster and more accurately on a touchscreen keyboard that learns how you write. Supports error correction, multi-language, customized adaption and flow.
  • BlackBerry 10 OS 10.3.1 –The Leap comes preloaded with the new BlackBerry 10.3.1 operating system, offering a fresh look that incorporates updated icons and an instant action bar

Additional features include:

  • BlackBerry Blend – BlackBerry Blend brings messaging and content that is on your BlackBerry smartphone to your computer and tablet. Get instant message notifications, read and respond to your work and personal email, BBM or text messages, and access your documents, calendar, contacts and media in real time on whatever device you are on, powered by your BlackBerry. BlackBerry Blend works across desktop operating systems, including Mac OS X 10.7 +, Windows 7+ and Android tablets running Android 4.4+ via cellular, USB or Wi-Fi connections.
  • BlackBerry Assistant – The BlackBerry Assistant can be used with voice and text commands to help you manage work and personal email, contacts, calendar and other native BlackBerry 10 applications. It intelligently determines how to respond to you based on how you interact with it – if you type, it responds silently, if you speak, it speaks back and if you activate over Bluetooth, it speaks back with additional context because it assumes you might not have access to the screen.
  • Dual app storefronts preloaded for access to a huge selection of apps for work and play:
    • BlackBerry World – BlackBerry World offers essential business and productivity apps for professionals looking to drive efficient communications and collaboration including Box, Evernote, Cisco WebEx Meetings and Documents to Go.
    • Amazon Appstore – Discover and download popular Android apps and games through the Amazon Appstore including Candy Crush Saga, Pinterest, SoundCloud, Kindle and Amazon Shopping.

The BlackBerry Leap has an SRP of PHP 13,490. It will be available in MemoXpress stores, the authorized distribution partner for sales of BlackBerry smartphones in the Philippines. For more information on BlackBerry Leap, visit

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Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.

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