BlackBerry Gods Must Be Smiling: BlackBerry Priv Sells Out On Amazon

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The primary-ever Android-powered BlackBerry Priv has bought out on Amazon hours after its U.S. launch. The unlocked smartphone is priced at $ 699.
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The BlackBerry Priv has bought out on Amazon. The handset is the primary BlackBerry device to return operating on Android working system (OS).

On Friday, Nov. 6, BlackBerry confirmed that Priv. Bell, Rogers, TELUS and different carriers are providing the Priv in Canada. Nevertheless, AT&T is the one service to supply the new BlackBerry handset within the U.S. Retailers reminiscent of Amazon, Greatest Purchase and B&H are additionally providing the Priv.

Amazon began promoting the device after it was formally launched within the U.S. however inside hours the device was bought out.

"Presently unavailable. We do not know when or if this merchandise will probably be again in inventory," per the Amazon BlackBerry Priv webpage. 

Greatest Purchase and B&H are displaying a "Coming Quickly" label on the product web page of BlackBerry Priv.

AT&T is promoting the BlackBerry Priv for $ 249 on a two-yr contract or on an instalment scheme the place clients should pay $ 24.67 per thirty days for 30 months.

The BlackBerry Priv is a slider phone that gives a bodily keypad clients can discover extra handy for typing.

"With BlackBerry's patented keyboard and the complete complement of purposes present in Google Play, this device expands our cross-platform strategy and provides finish customers the best in safety, privateness and productiveness, with no compromises on purposes," says John Chen, Government Chairman and CEO of BlackBerry.

The BlackBerry Priv packs in prime-finish features that may appeal to many smartphone consumers. The mobile phone touts a 5.4-inch AMOLED display with a decision of 2,560 x 1,440 pixels and 541ppi.

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A Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor at 1.8GHz and a RAM of 3GB powers the BlackBerry Priv. The smartphone is provided with 18MP rear-facing and 2MP front-facing cameras. A 3,410mAh battery fuels the BlackBerry device. The smartphone additionally features wi-fi charging with Qi normal.

The BlackBerry Priv comes operating on Android 5.1 Lollipop. House owners of the newest BlackBerry device may even hope that Android 6.0 Marshmallow is rolled out to the Priv as quickly as attainable.

The unavailability of the mobile phone on Amazon could also be disappointing news for BlackBerry lovers who need to buy the handset. Nevertheless, the unavailability of the handset on Amazon could also be good news for the Canadian firm that hopes the Priv flip the tides in its favor.   

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Source : TechTimes