BlackBerry Priv specification and prices
First information about the Priv by BlackBerry appeared on October 2015 and on sale it appeared on November 2015. This phone belongs to the middle price range: the lowest BlackBerry Priv cost in USA for today is $379.99. The mobile is on sale from carriers including AT&T Wireless, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, Boost Mobile as well as retailers like RadioShack, Best Buy.
The mobile runs on the most popular operating system in the world for today - Android OS. Priv has released with the already out-of-date for now Android version: 5.1.1 (Lollipop). It means that the mobile will support most part of the old games and apps and a very few number of the latest ones with the current OS version. The Priv is equipped with Hexa-core (4x1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & 2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A57) CPU which provides a great performance. The cell phone runs 3 GB RAM which is a great amount of memory.
This phone has powerful 18 megapixel primary camera. With such camera owner of this phone will be able to make great photos and videos. The camera has aperture size 2.2. It is a rather large aperture for a smartphone and it will allow the BlackBerry Priv to let in more light to make nice photos in dark rooms. It can film 4K high definition video with its rear camera. 4K is the highest resolution that smartphones support for today.
The Priv has a rather big 5.4 inch display.
Priv has non-removable Li-Ion 3410 mAh battery, that will guarantee up to 420 hours of standby time, about 24 hours of talk time and up to 73 hours of playing music. It is perfect 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 model 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)
- 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