BlackBerry Priv pre registration goes live, few specs confirmed

BlackBerry officially revealed a couple of photos of the BlackBerry Priv, its upcoming Android smartphone few weeks back. Today, the company has announced that pre-registration for the slider phone has kickstarted.

blackberry-priv pre registration

The pre-registration page confirms some of the specifications of the phone. According to this official Blackberry sign-up page, the phone will have a 5.4-inch dual curved display that falls in line with the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. The camera on the phone will be Schneider-Kreuznach and there will be a 3,410 mAh battery as against the rumored 3,650mAh. Other features listed on the page are BlackBerry’s extraordinary audio quality and both touch and physical keyboards. It must be noted that by signing up for the BlackBerry Priv, will only let you be the first one to know when the phone is available for purchase.

BlackBerry Priv rumored specifications

  • 5.4-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD display
  • 4-row BlackBerry slider keyboard
  • Hexa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 ( 4x 1.44GHz ARM A53 + 2 x 1.8 GHz ARM A57 ) 64-bit processor with Adreno 418 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB of internal memory, expandable memory with microSD
  • Android Lollipop
  • 18MP rear camera with dual LED Flash, OIS, PDAF
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS + GLONASS
  • 3,410 mAh battery

The BlackBerry Priv is rumored to launch on all the four major U.S. carriers, Sprint, T-Mobile, AT&T and Verizon in November. You can pre-register for the phone here


Author: Sneha Bokil

Sneha Bokil is a tech enthusiast and is currently using OnePlus 3T but she still treasures her Nokia N70 (M). You can follow her on Twitter @snehabokil and on Google+