BlackBerry Priv Android slider smartphone launched in India for Rs. 62,990

At an event in New Delhi today BlackBerry launched the Priv Android smartphone in India. The Priv brings the company's legendary security features to Android and positions the device as "the BlackBerry secure smartphone powered by Android" .

The Priv is priced at Rs. 62,900 (MRP) and will be available from Amazon India and BlackBerry authorised partners & resellers. It will go on sale starting January 30.

The BlackBerry Priv comes with a slide-out keyboard along with four row BlackBerry keyboard. It packs 5.4-inch QHD AMOLED display, Snapdragon 808 SoC, 3GB RAM, 32GB expandable storage, 18MP rear camera w/ PDAF, LED flash & 5MP front camera, NFC and 3410mAh battery. 

It runs Android 5.1 Lollipop and comes with BlackBerry suite of app including BBM, BBM Meetings, BlackBerry Camera and BlackBerry Hub. It also comes with a feature called DTEK that lets you know when your privacy could be at risk so you can take action to improve it. BlackBerry has also promised that it will roll regular software security patches.

Specifications of BlackBerry Priv
  • Display: 5.43-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD AMOLED dual-curved display at 540 PPI with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
  • Processor: Hexa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 64-bit processor with 600 MHz Adreno 418 GPU
  • RAM and Storage: 3GB RAM, 32GB internal memory expandable up to 2TB using microSD card
  • Camera: 18MP rear camera with dual-tone Flash, OIS, PDAF, f/2.2 6P lens, 4K video recording, 6DOF video stabilization | 5MP front facing camera with 1.7 micron pixel size
  • OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS, NFC, USB 2.0 with Slimport
  • Battery: 3410mAh with fast charging
  • Dimensions: 147 (184 opened) x 77.2 x 9.4mm; Weight: 192g
  • Others: 4-row BlackBerry slider keyboard, DTEK by BlackBerry, 3.5mm audio jack, Front-facing speaker and 3 microphones

Kaiser Bey
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BlackBerry Priv Android slider smartphone launched in India for Rs. 62,990 BlackBerry Priv Android slider smartphone launched in India for Rs.
62,990 Reviewed by Kaiser on 1/28/2016 05:35:00 PM
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