BlackBerry PRIV
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AT&T & BlackBerry have a long relationship with each other since the very first BlackBerry device came out, every time AT&T improves their network, newer BlackBerry devices were usually right there to take advantage of the improvements and new features. And now with the much-surrounded hype on the new BlackBerry PRIV Android device, AT&T proudly states today, that they will be the first to bring this device to the USA, on this Friday, November 6th, 2015. The BlackBerry PRIV will be the first BlackBerry handset that will run Android OS Lollipop. The PRIV will also feature a familiar, slide-out physical keyboard (reminds us of the BlackBerry Torch 9900/9910). BlackBerry and Android fans can both pick up the new BlackBerry PRIV at AT&T retail outlets and on AT&T’s website. If you are looking to purchase the device unlocked you can get it for $700 and then take it to any carrier of your choosing.

BlackBerry PRIV Key Features:

  • Camera: The 18MP dual-flash Schneider-Kreuznach certified camera delivers professional looking photos.
  • Battery: The 3410 mAh battery gives you up to 22.5 hours of uninterrupted power.
  • Storage: Don’t worry about saving all your emails, videos and pictures. You can expand your preloaded 32GB device storage up to 2TB with a micro SD slot (card sold separately).
  • Operating System: Android 5.1 Lollipop.
“You can finally have everything you loved about BlackBerry with the capabilities of Android OS. This smartphone is a powerhouse with sleek design, seamless productivity, and advanced security features on the nation’s most reliable 4G LTE network.”Jeff Bradley, senior vice president, Device Marketing and Developer Services, AT&T Mobility

AT&T will be the first U.S. carrier to offer BlackBerry’s first Android smartphone, PRIV by BlackBerry®. PRIV will be available in retail stores nationwide and online at on Friday, Nov. 6. BlackBerry lovers will get the features they’ve come to expect with the full ecosystem of Android, all on the nation’s most reliable 4G LTE network with the strongest LTE signal. Android users will also gain enhanced privacy and productivity from BlackBerry on their familiar OS and app experience.

PRIV brings the best of BlackBerry’s prized features to Android with access to over one million Android apps. Its slim design includes a 5.4-inch dual-curved Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4 screen. Now, you have both options on one device: a best-in-class physical QWERTY keyboard that slides out from under the display or a touch-screen keyboard. PRIV has BlackBerry’s legendary battery life and the exclusive new DTEK warning system app. You can easily monitor the security level of your phone and know what apps’ access your microphone, location, camera and other personal information. Be confident that your privacy is under control and protecting you from malware and malicious tampering.