Verizon is launching the Android-powered BlackBerry Priv for $720
The first Android-running smartphone of BlackBerry, the extraordinary BlackBerry Priv is landing on the shelves of Verizon Wireless. The carrier is offering the handset for $720 without a commitment. If you prefer the subsidized offers, you can get the BlackBerry Priv for $0 down payment and $30 monthly payments for 24 months. The unique smartphone has been on the market for some time now. A quick reminder of the specs of the Priv includes a 5.43-inch screen, 1440x2560p. The screen is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The phone is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 chip with 3GB RAM. There are 32GB of native storage in the device along with a microSD slot for cards in case you prefer more memory.
The smartphone is the first Android-powered handset of BlackBerry. Rumors have it that the company is almost ready to present a second device running on the Google’s platform soon. The main camera of BlackBerry Priv is an 18MP rear sensor with dual-LED, dual-color flash paired with a 2MP front-facing camera. The model is LTE-enabled and it will work on the Verizon’s CDMA. The design of the Priv is “slider” with a unique physical keyboard. It comes in a black shell with a sharp, edgy design. The smartphone is already available at Verizon, so if you are interested, visit the local stores and look through the online shop of the carrier.