BlackBerry Priv specification and prices
The Priv by BlackBerry was announced on October 2015 and on sale it appeared on November 2015. This device belongs to the middle price range: the lowest BlackBerry Priv cost in USA for today is $266.00. The device is on sale from carriers including AT&T Wireless, Verizon Wireless, Boost Mobile, Sprint as well as retailers like RadioShack, Wal-Mart.
The device runs on the most popular platform in the world for today - Android OS. Priv was produced with the already old for now Android version: 5.1.1 (Lollipop). It means that the device will support most part of the old games and apps and a very few number of the newest ones with the current OS version. The phone is equipped with Hexa-core (4x1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & 2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A57) CPU which provides a great performance. Priv runs 3 GB RAM which is a perfect amount of memory.
The Priv has amazing 18 megapixel primary camera. With such camera owner of this device will be able to take high quality photos and videos. The camera has aperture size 2.2. It is a rather large aperture for a mobile phone and it will allow the BlackBerry Priv to let in more light to get nice photos at night. Priv can shoot 4K high quality video with its primary camera. 4K is the highest resolution that smartphones support for today.
The cell phone has a big 5.4 inch display.
Priv has non-removable Li-Ion 3410 mAh battery, which can guarantee up to 420 hours of standby time, about 24 hours of talk time and up to 73 hours of playing music. It is excellent battery life results.
The cell phone's weight is 192 grams (6.77 oz), it is 147 mm (5.79 in) high, 77.2 mm (3.04 in) wide and has a 9.4 mm (0.37 in) depth what means that this phone is rather thick.
You can buy Priv in Black color.
Internal Storage & RAM
- 2015, October
- Available. Released 2015, November
- Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
- Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808
- Hexa-core (4x1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & 2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A57)
- Adreno 418
- 18 MP, f/2.2, 27mm, Schneider-Kreuznach optics, OIS, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
- 2 MP, 720p
- 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps
- 1/2.4' sensor size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
- 5.4 inches
- 1440 x 2560 pixels (~540 ppi pixel density)
- AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
- Corning Gorilla Glass 4 - Curved edge screen
- Yes, up to 10 fingers
- Non-removable Li-Ion 3410 mAh battery
- About 420 h
- About 24 h
- About 73 h
- 147 x 77.2 x 9.4 mm (5.79 x 3.04 x 0.37 in)
- 192 g (6.77 oz, 0.42 lb)
- 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
- microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
- Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
- microUSB v2.0 (SlimPort 4K)
- Accelerometer, altimeter, gyro, ToF proximity, compass
- SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email, IM, BBM
- GSM / HSPA / LTE
- GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - USA (STV100-1), Europe (STV100-4)
- LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800), 29(700), 30(2300) - USA (STV100-1) LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700) - Europe (STV100-4)
- HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps
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