BlackBerry Priv Official Introductory Video Shows Off SmartSlide Keyboard In Action

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The official BlackBerry Priv video has been unveiled on YouTube. The video seems to point two of the smartphone’s prime promoting factors: the Android OS together with the slide-out qwerty keyboard.
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Studies on the forthcoming arrival of the lengthy-awaited BlackBerry Priv — suggesting that it runs Google’s Android and is provided with QWERTY keyboard — have been unfurling over the Web. Clients appear to get to see increasingly of it previous to its launch, with the newest uploaded YouTube video displaying off the slide-out QWERTY keyboard in action.

The uploaded video begins off by convincing viewers that what they’re to witness is an up to date Android smartphone touting a 5.4-inch screen. Nevertheless, the video’s latter half shifts its focus on the phone’s QWERTY keyboard.

Specs-clever, the BlackBerry Priv homes a storage of 32GB (which is expandable to 2TB), a 3GB of memory, and 18MP rear shooter in addition to a 1.8GHz processor.

Worth and Launch Date

BlackBerry has but to disclose the discharge date and the price tag for its Priv. Nevertheless, one retailer within the U.Okay., Carphone Warehouse, has already provided pre-registration for this Android-powered slider and is presently taking reservations for the smartphone.

What we now have thus far is that it’s £49 a month, or round $ 75, and that delivery will begin on Nov. 6.

BB10 Software program

It’s value noting that the corporate shouldn’t be retiring its BB10 software. In reality, it’s planning to roll out an replace for it in March subsequent yr. Furthermore, BlackBerry is reportedly incorporating some safety functionalities of BB10 into the BlackBerry Priv.

BlackBerry Might Give up Smartphone Enterprise

Just lately, we delved on the likelihood that BlackBerry might hand over its handset enterprise if it won’t meet its objective of promoting 5 million telephones yearly.

“Someday subsequent yr we’ve to make our device enterprise worthwhile, in any other case I’ve to rethink what I do there,” John Chen, BlackBerry’s CEO through the Code Cellular convention on Oct. 8. “My job is to ensure the worth of the corporate is protected and will increase… Even when I’m not within the handset enterprise, moving into offering safety for Android lets us present options by way of software.”

To realize this aim, BlackBerry is banking on Google’s Android OS in addition to the Priv’s marquee feature — the smartslide QWERTY keyboard —that are seen because the phone’s bestselling factors.

Watch the newest BlackBerry Priv’s video which already made the rounds on the Net.

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