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BlackBerry Priv

PROS
CONS
  • Physical keyboard
  • Vast Android app ecosystem
  • Fantastic materials and construction
  • Good screen
  • Extremely expensive
  • Weak front camera
  • Slightly unwieldy
  • Lacks many current-day features

BlackBerry Priv

OUR RATING
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery
  • Camera
  • Value for Money

Key Specs

Full Specifications »
Screen Size 5.40-inch
Resolution 1440x2560 pixels
Storage 32GB
Processor 1.44GHz hexa-core
RAM 3GB
Rear Camera 18-megapixel
Front Camera 2-megapixel
OS Android 5.1.1
Battery Capacity 3410mAh

BlackBerry Priv detailed specifications

GENERAL

Release date October 2015
Form factor Slider
Dimensions (mm) 147.00 x 77.20 x 9.40
Weight (g) 192.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3410
Removable battery No
Colours Black
SAR value NA

DISPLAY

Screen size (inches) 5.40
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1440x2560 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 540

HARDWARE

Processor 1.44GHz hexa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 808
RAM 3GB
Internal storage 32GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 2000

CAMERA

Rear camera 18-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 2-megapixel

SOFTWARE

Operating System Android 5.1.1

CONNECTIVITY

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.10
NFC Yes
Infrared No
USB OTG Yes
FM No
Number of SIMs 1
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes

SENSORS

Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No
About BlackBerry Priv

BlackBerry Priv smartphone was launched in October 2015. The phone comes with a 5.40-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2560 pixels at a PPI of 540 pixels per inch. BlackBerry Priv price in India starts from Rs. 27,900.

The BlackBerry Priv is powered by 1.44GHz hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. The phone packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 2000GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the BlackBerry Priv packs a 18-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 2-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The BlackBerry Priv runs Android 5.1.1 and is powered by a 3410mAh non removable battery. It measures 147.00 x 77.20 x 9.40 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 192.00 grams.

The BlackBerry Priv is a single SIM (GSM) smartphone that accepts a Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.

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BlackBerry PrivPrice in India
Priv (Black, 32GB)Rs. 27,900