BlackBerry has sent out invite for the launch of the Priv Android smartphone in India on January 28th. It was introduced back in October last year, packs a 5.4-inch Quad HD AMOLED display, is powered by an Hexa-core Snapdragon 808 processor, runs on Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) with BlackBerry’s own features and apps, 18-megapixel rear camera with dual tone LED flash, OIS, phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF) and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.
BlackBerry Priv specifications
- 5.43-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD AMOLED dual-curved display at 540 PPI with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
- 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 600 MHz Adreno 418 GPU
- 3GB RAM, 32GB of internal memory, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
- Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
- 18MP rear camera with dual-tone Flash, OIS, PDAF, f/2.2 6P lens, 4K video recording, 6DOF video stabilization
- 5MP front-facing camera, f/2.8 aperture, 1.7 micron pixel size
- Dimensions: 147 (184 opened) x 77.2 x 9.4mm; Weight: 192g
- 3.5mm audio jack, Front-facing speaker and 3 microphones
- 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS, NFC, USB 2.0 with Slimport
- 3,410 mAh battery with up to 22.5 hours battery life with mixed use, fast charging
The BlackBerry Priv comes in Black Color. We should know the price of the smartphone for India at the launch next Thursday. During its earnings last month, CEO John Chen said that Priv will be available in 31 countries by February-end.