BlackBerry Priv India Launch Date Set For January 28

The Canadian company has sent out invites for the launch of BlackBerry Priv in India, which will be held in the end of this month, January 28. BlackBerr’s first Android smartphone Priv India launch has been confirmed and headed towards the online store and offline shelves in the country.

No details have been presented regarding the BlackBerry Priv price in India could be or even the availability dates aren’t shared though. Over in the US, it almost carried a tag of $699, whereas in Europe, selling it for €779. In India, BlackBerry won’t be dropping its pricing for Priv launch.

In terms of specifications, the smartphone has a 5.4-inch dual-curved WQHD Plastic AMOLED display, exactly what the Samsung’s Galaxy Edge go by. It also has a screen resolution of 2560×1440 pixels and for better visual experience, it has a pixel density of 540ppi. It is powered by a Snapdragon 808 Hexa-Core 64-bit processor, paired with Adreno 418 (600MHz) GPU.

According to BlackBerry, the Android-powered Priv smartphone comes pre-loaded with the brand new BlackBerry DTEK app, designed specifically to help user manage and protect privacy. With an 18MP Schneider-Kreuznach certified dual-flash camera, the Priv is expected to deliver a top-end crisp images. While the device is coupled with a 3GB of RAM and adds an internal storage of up to 32GB, and it is expandable up to 2TB via microSD card support.

Battery package which BlackBerr Priv gets is of a 3410mAh, which gives up to 22.5 hours of backup. Connectivity option includes 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetoth, GPS, NFC, USB 2.0.


In Brief:

  • 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

How best is this Android smartphone from the Canada-based firm competes with the likes of other higher-end hardware in the country. For that you have be stay tuned to our site, on January 28 BlackBerry Priv India launch.

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