The PRIV BlackBerry Smartphone is the first-ever BlackBerry smartphone to run an Android OS. Combined with its dynamic performance, enhanced security features, and physical keyboard, the PRIV is a powerful multitasking tool. Driving the PRIV is the powerful Snapdragon 808 hexa-core processor and 3GB of RAM. It's equipped with 32GB of storage and features a microSDXC slot that supports cards up to 2TB for expanded storage capacity. The integrated micro-USB 2.0 is SlimPort compatible for use with optional video adapters, and also serves as a charging port.
The PRIV features DTEK technology for enhanced security and data protection. This software tells you when your privacy at risk and enables you to take steps to protect it. With DTEK, you can know your overall security rating at a glance and can monitor and control application access to your camera and personal information.
This smartphone features both a virtual and tactile keyboard, allowing you to choose which is most suitable for you. The physical keyboard is touch-enabled, so you can perform many device functions right on the keyboard, and features easily programmable buttons so you can create and launch customized shortcuts for increased ease-of-use and efficiency.
The PRIV houses a 5.4" AMOLED screen, which is designed to produce vibrant images with robust color depth. The screen's 2560 x 1440 resolution enables you to view detailed on-screen content. For photo capturing and video recording/chatting, this smartphone features a 2-megapixel front camera and an 18-megapixel rear camera. The rear camera has a 6-element f/2.2 lens and incorporates optical image stabilization. Autofocus is also built-in and there's a dual-LED flash for taking pictures in low-light situations. On the video side, the rear camera allows you to capture detailed HD video at 1080p resolution.
For connectivity, this smartphone features Bluetooth 4.1 for pairing with other Bluetooth-enabled devices, and dual-band Wi-Fi. Integrated Wi-Fi Direct and NFC give you the ability to connect-to compatible devices for wirelessly sharing content like photos and music. GPS is also on-board for using Google Location and Maps services. The PRIV has a non-removable 3410mAh battery that's designed to last up to 22.5 hours with mixed use.