BlackBerry Passport gets official unveiling
It's hip to be square

After months of leaking out various pics and details, BlackBerry has officially lifted the lid on the Passport and all of its details.

The phone offers up a 4.5-inch, 1440 x 1440 square display made of Gorilla Glass and a full QWERTY, touch-enabled keyboard.

BlackBerry says that the big screen will fit 60 characters onto one line, while an iPhone shows around 33 characters.

Shots fired

But the shots didn't stop firing then. BlackBerry CEO John Chen took another swing at Apple, telling viewers that, unlike the iPhone 6 Plus, the Passport won't bend under pressure.

BlackBerry says the Passport will offer 30 hours of battery life, and will be the first BlackBerry handset to ship with the new BB 10.3 OS.

The new operating system includes BlackBerry's answer to Siri and Google Now, BlackBerry Assistant.

Hold tight for our first impressions of the phone...