BlackBerry has launched its first Android-powered smartphone called the Priv, in India. This smartphone was up for pre-orders in October, which went on sale in the US and Canada in November last year. The company announced its first Android offering in India on Thursday at an event in New Delhi.
BlackBerry Priv runs on Android v5.1 (Lollipop) Operating System, features a 5.4-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) Amoled display (~540ppi) with a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 4 on top. The new Android phone is powered by 64-bit hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor (1.8GHz dual-core Cortex-A57, and 1.44GHz quad-core Cortex-A53), coupled with Adreno 418 GPU and 3GB of RAM. The Priv is having a 32GB inbuilt storage and it can easily expanded upto 2TB by micro SD card.
It also sports an 18MP autofocus primary camera with optical image stabilisation, phase detection autofocus, Fast focus lock, 6-element f/2.2 lens, a BSI 2 Stacked Sensor, a dual-colour LED flash, and the ability to record 4K videos. The smartphone offers 3G, 4G, NFC, SlimPort, GPRS/ EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Micro-USB, and Bluetooth options.
The BlackBerry Priv is powered by a massive 3410mAh battery that supports Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 2.0 tech, and provides up to 22.5 hours of mixed usage. The smartphone bears an accelerometer, magnetometer, gyroscope, time of flight (ToF) sensor, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, altimeter, and activity monitor. The smartphone will be available in Black color variant.
BlackBerry Priv Features:
- Dual SIM Phone
- Display : 5.4 Inch
- Operating System : Android 5.1.1
- Processor : 1.8GHz dual-core Cortex-A57, and 1.44GHz quad-core Cortex-A53
- Rear Camera : 18 Megapixel
- Front Camera : 2 Megapixel
- Battery : 3410mAh
BlackBerry Priv Specifications:
- Display Resoultion : 1440 * 2560 Pixels
- RAM : 3GB
- Internal Storage : 32GB and Expanded Upto 2TB
- 3G ,4G, GPRS, NFC, SlimPort, Wi- Fi and Bluetooth Support Available
- Micro – USB and Java Support Available
- Color : Black
BlackBerry Priv Price Rate and Availability:
BlackBerry Priv is available in India at the price tag of Rs 62,990/- Only. The new smartphone will be available via Amazon India and offline retail stores from Saturday.