BlackBerry Priv Android phone arriving in India on January 28

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BlackBerry Priv Android phone arriving in India on January 28

BlackBerry now estimates that it will be able to make PRIV available in 31 countries by the end of February compared to only 4 as of November's end. The Priv phone however is secured by Blackberry 10 Enterprise.

If you've been curious about Blackberry's first smartphone on the Android platform, the PRIV, then you might want to consider getting it through your friendly neighborhood unmarried, T-Mobile.

In a press invite, the brand has confirmed it is hosting an event in New Delhi on January 28 for the unveiling of the BlackBerry Priv. The Android, running on 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system, has a 5.4 inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels.

Priv is the only Android-powered device you can buy today with a physical keyboard that's actually worth owning. The US price is around $699 and that equates to around Rs. 47,300 at current exchange rates.

BlackBerry, known for its emphasis on security, was once the preferred smartphone of many governments and enterprises; BlackBerry devices were also synonymous with full keyboards. The handset will finally be on offer on USA carrier T-Mobile starting next week, on January 26 to be exact.

This comes shortly after BlackBerry expanded Priv's availability to France. In addition, it also uses the Adreno 418 GPU and has 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage expandable up to 2 TB via microSD slot, the report relays. It sports an 18-megapixel camera on the rear with Schneider-Kreuznach optics, optical image stabilization, phase detection autofocus and dualLED (dual tone) flash.

 

 

 

 

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