The Priv by BlackBerry is currently up for pre-order, available at Rogers, Bell, Telus and Wind Mobile and ShopBlackBerry on the same date. The Android-powered slider is one of the more interesting smartphones to launch this year and to create additional buzz, BlackBerry has created the following 30-second commercial called “Priv is for Privacy”.
PRIV. BlackBerry secure smartphone powered by Android.”
BlackBerry notes that the Priv is “engineered into an ultra-thin, ergonomically-perfect device that includes a 5.4″ dual-curved screen, authentic BlackBerry keyboard revealed by SmartSlide technology, state-of-the-art 18 MP fast focus, dual-flash Schneider-Kreuznach certified camera, and a long-lasting 3,410 mAh battery for up to 22.5 hours of mixed use.”
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