Photo - Group shot of BlackBerry Leap
The new BlackBerry Leap 4G LTE smartphone is now available in Malaysia on pre-order through the newly launched ecommerce platform 11street, said the Canadian mobile communications firm.
During the announcement in Kuala Lumpur, 11street chief executive officer Hoseok Lim said the BlackBerry Leap is built for career builders and companies who value security and privacy when pushing their productivity to the next level.
The BlackBerry Leap has an edge-to-edge five-inch HD display, as well as BlackBerry's latest operating system - BlackBerry 10.3.1 OS - and should provide more than a full day's battery power.
"As online shopping is fast becoming a part of everyday life for Malaysians, we are well aware that many business executives and professionals are looking for a user-friendly, secure mobile device, which allows them to shop online at anytime, anywhere - all while safeguarding the privacy of their personal data," said Kim.
"By partnering with BlackBerry in Malaysia, 11street can offer consumers a mobile device equipped with high security features underscores our commitment to providing customers a safer online shopping experience," he said, adding that customers who pre-order will enjoy additional gifts of an 11street shopping coupon with each confirmed pre-order purchase as well as a BlackBerry premium cap and leather phone pouch provided free of charge to the first 100 pre-order buyers together with the device.
"We are excited to be working with 11street and our other partners to bring BlackBerry Leap to Malaysia. It is a smartphone we believe will resonate well with our Malaysian customers. The latest addition to our BlackBerry 10 portfolio was built specifically for professionals who see their smartphone as a powerful and durable productivity tool, which also safeguards sensitive communications at all times," said Cameron Vernest, managing director for Malaysia at BlackBerry.
Other authorised partners will be ranging BlackBerry Leap from 20 May, 2015.
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