BlackBerry Priv official video released, shows slider keyboard in action

Looks like BlackBerry is too eager to get back into game with its upcoming Android slider phone. After revealing official photos and announcing pre-registration, the company has now released an official video of BlackBerry Priv.

BlackBerry Priv Teaser

The Canadian smartphone maker has shown off the BlackBerry Priv from all angles in the 41 second video. We can see the physical slider QWERTY keyboard in action that is the most important feature of the phone. The video shows off some of the features that are exclusive to the Priv, like the ability to launch directly into BlackBerry Hub, and so on. It will include a security app dubbed BlackBerry Safeguard that will show your device’s security status.

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


Author: Sneha Bokil

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