Blackberry is the best in class Canadian smart phone makers of a business range of smart phones, well known for its Blackberry (BB) operating system. It was previously called as Research in Motion. This company has now decided to make its debut into the Android range of smart phones against IOS and Android to compete with them. Blackberry Priv is one of the latest releases from blackberry, which was released in November 2015. It is available only in black color. The specialty of this phone is that it has all the extreme good business features and flavor of Blackberry and also has the advantages of Android as it works on an Android operating system. Blackberry Priv not only benefits the business class but also offers the great experience for normal users. It features a slide-out keyboard; Schneider-Kreuznach certified camera and the best integrated messaging experience on Android. Additional security lets you know when you could be at risk, so you can easily take action to improve your privacy.
The display of this phone is designed with AMOLED capacitive touch screen, 16M colors. It provides the screen size of 5.4 inches which is equal to ~ 71.9% screen-to-body ratio. It has a four-rowed qwerty keyboard which slides out through the phone offering the user to both touch and type. It provides an HD resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels that equals ~540 parts per inch (ppi) pixel density. The touch screen supports the multi-touch feature up to 10 fingers at a time. This large screen is protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass 4 and has the curved edge screen. Priv has a single sim slot that accepts a nano sim and supports the latest 4G LTE technology for the internet browsing and video calling. Blackberry priv measures 147.00 mm on height, 77.20 mm in width, 9.4 mm in the thickness and weighs 192.00 grams. This is a not very huge phone but weighs much, so one can find it difficult to carry in their pockets and handbags.
This phone works on a Dual-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A57 & Quad-core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53 with a chipset configuration of Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808 that supports the engine. It has the graphics processor powered by Adreno 418 GPU. This device works on an Android operating system of version 5.1.1 (Lollipop) and has a planned upgrade to the later version 6.0 Marshmallow. It packs the most powerful 3 GB RAM that provides the fastest performance and hassles free handling and a flawless, smooth running. So, here is a Blackberry device that processes tasks efficiently and is capable of speedy multitasking, thus delivering a complete smart phone experience. It almost equals the speed of a computer. Priv has an internal storage of 32 GB and also is expandable up to 200 GB with the help of an external micro SD card that has to be inserted into a dedicated memory card slot.
Blackberry Priv is equipped with an extraordinary 18 MP primary camera with f/2.2, 27mm, Schneider-Kreuznach optics, OIS, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash that takes fantastic pictures. It also has the features like 1/2.4' sensor size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama. This primary camera can capture HD videos with 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps. The secondary camera is 2 MP and can capture HD images and videos. It has a standard music and video players.
It has a powerful 3410 mAh Li-ion battery that is nonremovable by the user. It provides a stand by time up to 420 hrs on 3G, a powerful talk time of 24 hrs and a non-stop music play up to 73 hrs. It has the latest 4G connectivity along with NFC, Bluetooth, Wi-fi, and hotspot. It has some extra features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast Battery Charging: 60% in 30 min (Quick Charge 2.0), Optional Wireless Charging (Qi/PMA-enabled), Photo/video editor and document viewer. The sensors in this phone include Accelerometer, altimeter, gyro, ToF proximity, compass.
This phone could be considered as an excellent competitor for high range phones like iPhone. It has got all the high-end features and worked excellently, also has good user ratings. The best-told feature is the keyboard which allows access to both, touch and type. It combines the features of both Android and Blackberry` which give the best experience. It has an intelligent calendar and has easy access to app content. Priv has the best privacy option provided by the DTEK by BlackBerry for Android. It is a single dashboard to monitor and control application access to your microphone, camera, location and personal information. Except for the over pricing Blackberry priv has got all the best in class high-end features for the user.