The Canadian firm, BlackBerry is considered one of the major smartphone vendors in the world, specializing in secure communications and mobile productivity. And they will soon be launching its BlackBerry’s Priv slider smartphone that will be flaunting its Android software, in the latest reboot effort.
John Chen, CEO, BlackBerry said, “I am confirming our plans to launch Priv, an Android device named after BlackBerry’s heritage and core mission of protecting our customers’ privacy. Priv combines the best of BlackBerry security and productivity with the expansive mobile application ecosystem available on the Android platform.”
On the specification front, the Blackberry Priv slider smartphone has a 5.4-inch touchscreen display that can slide down. The display itself is tipped to be QHD resolution. Powering the smartphone is a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 chipset. The device will have 3GB of RAM.
The BlackBerry Priv sports an 18-megapixel rear camera, which comes with dual-tone LED flash and optical image stabilization. There is also a 5-megapixel front camera.
BlackBerry Priv smartphone is expected to be available later this year. Stay tune as we bring you more exciting news from the gadget’s world.