Blackberry is going to release their first Android powered smartphone Blackberry Priv soon. Yesterday, we saw BlackBerry Priv was available for pre-registrations and today, a UK based retailer, Carphonewarehouse, has put this device for pre-orders on their website. The price of the device starts from £49/month with a 2-year contract. Looks like, the phone is not available off-contract currently.
Blackberry Priv will be launched on November 6 in the UK in black color variant. The e-retailer listing also confirms the specifications of the Blackberry Priv which includes a 5.4-inch Quad HD AMOLED display with curved glass and 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor which comes with dual-core 1.8GHz Cortex-A57 and quad-core 1.44GHz Cortex-A53 CPU with Adreno 418 GPU.
Blackberry Priv runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out of the box and features an 18MP Sony MX230-S rear Schneider-Kreuznach certified camera with 4K video recording and a dual-LED flash. A 2MP front camera is also available. It has a 3,410mAh battery and supports 3G, 4G LTE networks of UK. PRIV also comes with a slide out keyboard that makes it more portable and practical and it also has a DTEK warning system app that can provide its users with enhanced privacy features.
Blackberry Priv has 32GB inbuilt storage capacity with up to 2TB MicroSD card expandable storage and 3GB of RAM is available for multitasking. It weights 192g and 147(184 opened)x77.2×9.4 mm dimensions.