Thursday, 28 January 2016

Finally BlackBerry Priv Android Launched, Specification, Features And Price

BlackBerry has finally launched its secure Android-powered smartphone in India called Priv. After the struggling BB10 OS-based smartphones, it is BlackBerry’s yet another attempt to capture the smartphone market, but this time with Android OS, which would take care of the app gap that has plagued BlackBerry OS.

BlackBerry smartphones have always been known for physical QWERTY keyboards and with the Priv, the company has included a slide-out keyboard. The company has also included addons such as BB Hub, BBM (BlackBerry Messenger), BlackBerry Device Search, DTEK by BlackBerry warning system, BlackBerry Notes and BlackBerry Password Keeper on top of Android.

BlackBerry Priv Android Specification, Features And Price 

It flaunts a 5.4-inch WQHD (2560x1440pixels) AMOLED display with curved edge screen, which is covered by Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. Under the hood is Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 808 hexa-core processor coupled with 3GB of RAM and Adreno 418 GPU. The Priv also comes with 32GB of onboard storage and a microSD card slot for further expansion up to 2TB.

In terms of photography, the Priv sports an 18-megapixel rear shooter with OIS and PDAF. It can also record 4K videos at 30fps and full HD videos at 60fps. Up front is 2-megapixel camera for selfies and video calling. Armed with 3,410mAh battery and Quick Charge 2.0 support, connectivity options such as 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, USB 2.0, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS and Wi-Fi Direct are present. On the software front, the BlackBerry Priv runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS.

BlackBerry Priv Android price: The BlackBerry Priv is priced at Rs 62,990 approx $700 and will go on sale starting January 30

If we are to change it to Nigeria price that is Naira, BlackBerry Priv will be sold around N200,000  now unless things changes.



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