The Blackberry Leap is now official.  The Blackberry Leap was recently announced at the company’s MWC 2015 press conference and is the latest member of the Blackberry smartphone family.

The Blackberry leap is focused at the budget-minded mid-range sector and features  a 5″ HD display resulting in a pixel density of 294ppi.

Under the hood of the BlackBerry Leap, there is a Snapdragon S4 Plus chip with a 1.5GHz dual-core Krait CPU and 2GB of RAM. Internal storage is 16GB with a microSD card slot that can take an additional 128GB memory card.


Blackberry Leap Smartphone

Blackberry Leap Smartphone

The phone measures 144 x 72.8 x 9.5mm and weighs 170 grams. The battery under the textured soft back cover is 2,800 mAh, but unfortunately it isn’t removable.  The official battery life is that the Leap can last up to to 25 hours of heavy use according to Blackberry.

On the back of the phone, there’s an 8 megapixel auto-focus camera with LED flash.  It can record 1080p videos at 30fps and has a 5x digital zoom.  The Blackberry Leap also runs on BlackBerry 10.3.1 operating system out of the box.

Check out the company’s promo video of the phone below.