Blackberry Priv Android Smartphone – Specifications and Price

Blackberry Priv, the first android OS powered blackberry smartphone announced, according to Blackberry, the smartphone brings the best of Blackberry security, privacy and productivity to Android ecosystem. It features extra extra security to let you know when your data is at risk, so that you can take necessary action to fix it.

Priv is a 5.4-inch dual-curved WQHD Plastic AMOLED screen with display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels, it runs on Android OS 5.1 lollipop powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 hexa-core  processor, it has a RAM of 3GB and internal storage of 32GB with a microSD card slot of upto 200GB. The phone comes with 18MP dual flash primary camera and a 2MP secondary camera. It has battery capacity of 3410mAh which gives up to 22.5 hours of battery life.

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It has a qwerty keyboard which you can slide

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Qwerty keyboard slider off/on

Blackberry Priv – Specifications

General features
Brand Blackberry
ModelBlackberry Priv
Sim Type micro sim
AnnouncedOctober, 2015
AvailabilityPre-order avaialble, Shipping starts 2015, November 6
PriceStarting from $699
Operating SystemAndroid 5.1 Lollipop
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808
CPUDual-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A57 & quad-core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 418
Dimension 147 x 77.2 x 9.4 mm
Display TypeCurved edge AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Dispaly Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels (~540 ppi pixel density)
Screen size5.4 inch
Touch ScreenYes
Screen protection-
Primary Camera 18MP autofocus with dual LED flash
Secondary Camera 2.0MP
Camera FlashDual led flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Internet & Connectivity
2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G NetworkHSDPA 900 /1900/ 2100
4G NetworkLTE
WiFi HotspotWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
BluetoothVersion 4.1
Internal Memory32GB
External StorageMicroSD, up to 200GB
Other Features
SensorsAccelerometer, proximity, compass
MesssagingSMS, MMS, Email, Push Email, IM, BBM
BrowserHTML 5
NavigationYes, GPS with A-GPS
Finger print sensorNo
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
- MP4/H.264 player
- Photo/video editor
- Document viewer
Battery TypeLithium-ion Battery
Battery Placement-
Battery Capacity3410mAh
Talk Time-


Blackberry Priv Price

Blackberry priv android phone is available for pre-order and shipping will starts early November in United States, Canada and United Kingdom. Its price varies and depends on location, blackberry price in the United States is $699, $900 CND in Canada, £559 in the UK and around #139,000 in Nigeria. As you can see Blackberry priv android smartphone is more expensive than the 16GB iPhone 6S and Samsung Galaxy S6.

I guess Blackberry follows the saying, if you can beam em, join em, what do you think of Blackberry Priv