The luxury device sports a gold back cover and gold sides. It has also a cover in Valextra leather. The smartphone will be available for USD 899.

The Passport  features a 4.5-inch square and touch-enabled display and three-row QWERTY keypad Gorilla Glass 3 protection.

The smartphone is powered by a 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor coupled with Adreno 330 GPU and 3GB of RAM.

The device has a 32GB internal storage which can be expanded via microSD card. It sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with optical image stabilization, 2-megapixel front-facing camera, and a 3,450mAh battery.

Connectivity options include LTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS. On the software front, the Passport runs on BB10.3 operating system..

Microsoft had also unveiled the 24K gold-plated Lumia 930 and 830 smartphones which are to be made available in select market.