BlackBerry Priv is Blackberry’s first Android smartphone. A BlackBerry with Android! Sounds quite interesting! With the market flooded with a variety of smartphones, this one is really different as offcourse it is BlackBerry Privacy and has Android.
Apart from the site ShopBlackBerry, at present, it can be bought from AT&T retail stores but only in the United States. It is also available in Canada sold by Bell, Rogers, SaskTel, Telus and Wind, etc. For people in the United Kingdom, the announcement for the release is not yet done, but ShopBlackBerry has started taking pre-orders.
BlackBerry Priv is a slider phone, with the efficiency of BlackBerry and added privacy and high security features. Being an Android phone, users can avail a wide range of apps from the Google Play Store.This phone is private and secure and with its release BlackBerry has expanded its cross-platform strategy. Apart from BlackBerry’s patented keyboard, now the user can opt to use a virtual keyboard.
BlackBerry Priv handset Features
- Resolution : 2560 x 1440 pixels
- Display : Dual-curve display
- Ram : 3GB
- Processor : Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 808 chip with a hexa-core 64-bit processor
- Graphics : Adreno 418 graphics unit fixed at 600MHz
- Camera (back) : 18 megapixel back camera
- It is said that the primary camera can record 4k video at a frame rate of 30fps.
- It also has other technologies like optical image stabilization, autofocus, fast focus lock, HDR, etc.
- Camera (front) : 2 megapixel front camera
- Charging : supports wireless charging (Unites States only) and also supports Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 2.0 which you need to buy separately
- Battery : 3410mAh battery (can run up to 22 hours or more depending on usage)
- Internal Memory : 32GB internal memory
- External Memory : can be extended upto 2TB using microSD
- Bluetooth : 4.1
- Activity monitor
- Ambient light
So, if you already love BlackBerry for its security and privacy and are also a fan of android, BlackBerry Priv Android Smartphone can be a great choice!