BlackBerry Priv Price is $500
BlackBerry’s first android flagship named as Blackberry Priv is officially launched at last. Previously, the BlackBerry Priv was known as the BlackBerry Venice. The Priv is most secured smartphone in the line of android phones. BlackBerry is a global leader and most reliable mobile company that go beyond to provide safety measures to its users. Reliability, security and productivity are trademark strengths of BlackBerry’s products
BlackBerry’s first android flagship named as Blackberry Priv is officially launched at last. Previously, the BlackBerry Priv was known as the BlackBerry Venice. The Priv is most secured smartphone in the line of android phones. BlackBerry is a global leader and most reliable mobile company that go beyond to provide safety measures to its users. Reliability, security and productivity are trademark strengths of BlackBerry’s products and services. BlackBerry is maintaining its tradition so; this phone got an enterprise security system.
BlackBerry Priv has been released, reviewed and available in stores to order. So, android lovers in UK, Canada, and USA can buy BlackBerry Priv from Shop.BlackBerry.com. Beside the trail of this extraordinary device launch, might be you have missed some details so here is a reiteration.
To take care of security, the BlackBerry Priv comes with something called DTEK, which is like an app warning system app, designed to boost your privacy. The Priv also has BlackBerry’s Hardware Root of Trust, which is a unique manufacturing process that injects cryptographic keys into the hardware.
According to BlackBerry: “Priv is combined flawlessly with Android and provides protected separation between personal data, work and applications. The personal space allows user to download applications and protect private information, whereas the work space permits venture to secure its business data.
QWETRY keyboard is also a main feature of this Brand’s phone so this flagship is coming with QWTERY keyboard and slide-out touch screen design, which is rare on Android phone these days. While using the touch screen you can keep the keyboard veiled.
In addition, productivity edge in this mobile is exploiting curved display. It will permit users to glimpse at messages, notification, and calendar events. It can appear on the left or right side of the screen, depends on the settings. When the Priv is plugged into the edge also acts as charging bar.
A few months ago BlackBerry released official pictures and showed a quite slim device from the surface. Apart from that detach keyboard and screen mound on the top of each other. Priv is BlackBerry’s first android phone which is a slither with the keyboard.
On the right side of the device, there are three buttons, large button works as volume enhancer, whereas the central button mutes the device. This button arrangement is the standard arrangement for BlackBerry mobiles. On the left side of the mobile there is a single button which functions as a power button.
Weight of BlackBerry Priv is 192g with 147 x 77.2 x 9.4mm dimensions, and it is extends to 184mm. The corporal keyboard is the main component of this innovative device. It offers touch screen experience along BlackBerry keyboard. The keyboard supports swipe for additional map-reading options.
Specifications of BlackBerry Priv:
The slider mobile phone featured with a 5.4inch AMOLED display with bend edges and protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Priv has Quad HD resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels, 540ppi. This specification positions it exact there with the outstanding android mobiles such as LG G4 or Samsung S6.
CPU, RAM and Storage
The BB Priv has 1.8GHz, 64-bit hex-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 Chipset also running in LG G4, V10, Nexus 5x and Lumia 950, Adreno 418, 600MHz GPU, 3GB RAM, 32GB storage and Hot-swappable MicroSD slot (up to 2TB). These specifications put it on equivalence with high end Android devices.
BlackBerry Priv offers 18 megapixel primary camera and 2 megapixel secondary camera. Primary camera has abundant features such as optical image stabilization, Schneider-Kreuznach optics, HRD, panorama, dual LED, autofocus, touch focus, GEO tagging, and face detection.
You can record high quality 4k video with 2160@30fps and 1080p@60fps, it is really a wonderful feature. Priv should have 5 MP secondary camera, but it is only 2 MP which can record HD videos, it is little disappointing.
The smartphone supports 3G, 4G LTE, GPS, and Bluetooth vs4.1. Wi-Fi consists of some great features like hotspot and Wi-Fi Direct. Some features like FM radio, USB type-C (Reversible connector) and NFC are missing in this device.
Battery: Dew to palace large capacity 3410mAh battery BlackBerry claimed 22 hours of calling.
Android OS & Security:
For Priv, BlackBerry switched from Blackberry OS to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop for release. BlackBerry Priv came with DTEK, which is a warning system application; it is designed to enhance privacy. BlackBerry Hardware root of Trust is an exclusive built-up procedure that insert cryptographic input into hardware.
Unlike Samsung’s and Apple’s latest handsets BlackBerry decided to go without fingerprint sensor in Priv. Fingerprint sensor is a basic level biometric that is vital in the latest generation of Android devices. BlackBerry CSO David Kleidermacher explained the reason of not using this sensor. “BlackBerry doesn’t trust in fingerprint verification because it is not a strong verification system and it is too easy to hack”. So blackberry is offering usual PINs and passwords to leave Priv real outlier.
Like Samsung Galaxy and other android mobiles some sensors such as proximity, accelerometer and compass are also included in Priv.