The BlackBerry Leap, the latest smartphone device from the Canadian smartphone maker, is now available for purchase, but only at Vodafone stores across the U.K. Vodafone U.K. is the first mobile carrier to offer the BlackBerry Leap.
BlackBerry Leap at Vodafone UK
Vodafone U.K. is offering the device for free on a two-year contract. The device will come with 500 minutes of talk time, unlimited SMS/MMS and 500 MB of data a month. BlackBerry’s U.K. online shop is offering a SIM-free version of the device for GBP 199.99.
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The U.K. is the first market where the device has become available, and later on it will be made available in other major countries such as France, the U.S., Canada, the UAE, Saudi Arabia and India as well in few weeks time.
The phone comes with desirable features like a 5-inch HD touchscreen, HD video recording and 16GB of built-in memory, which can be expanded up to 128GB with the help of MicroSD card. The device runs on a powerful 1.5 GHz dual-core processor and comes with 2GB RAM. The battery of the device is also powerful at 2800 mAH and provides backup of up to 25 hours under heavy usage conditions. The device sports a front camera of 2MP, while the rear camera is an 8MP one.
Safety issue taken care off
BlackBerry Leap was unveiled by CEO John Chen in March at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. Apart from being stylish, the BlackBerry Leap is also secure like other devices from the Canadian firm. BlackBerry has designed the Leap keeping the safety and security of its customers at priority, and hence used the highest of standards on designing this wonderful device. The company has equipped it with several amazing and outstanding features, such as encryption support. There is built-in malware protection within the device along with back-up, wipe and restore.
Separately, the Canadian firm is offering a discount on its other recent devices, the Passport and Classic. The BlackBerry Passport, which was previously available at $599, can now be purchased for $549, and in the same way the Classic is now available at $399 against $449 previously.