Blackberry Priv

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The Blackberry Priv is an Android smartphone released in 2015. It measures 147 x 77.2 x 9.4 mm and weighs 192 grams. The only color you can choose from here is black. So that is a limiting factor. The Blackberry Priv price in Kenya starts from Kshs 40,000.

When it comes to the display, the phone comes with a Super AMOLED 5.4-inch touchscreen at a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels.


You also get a display with a pixel density of 544ppi. Corning Gorilla glass 4 protects it to prevent ugly scratches and damage when it falls.

Coming to the camera, the Blackberry Priv has a 13MP shooter. You’ve also got a 2MP selfie camera which also takes videos at 2160p @ 30 frames per second.

The usual features are also present, these are smile detection, autofocus and geotagging.

The Blackberry Priv runs Android version 5.1.1 Lollipop with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor. It is clocked at 1.8GHz and also has an Adreno 418 GPU. When it comes to the storage options, you can get an internal space of 32GB.

If you like, you can expand this to 200GB using a microSD card. This smartphone definitely has the muscle to multi task, run the latest apps and games at a high frame rate.

The Blackberry Priv also comes with a number of connectivity options. Among them is the ability connect to 4G networks. Which means you get faster internet speeds and video downloading. Also present are Bluetooth, GPRS, 3G, GPS.

In the battery, you get 24 hours of talk time with a 3410 lithium ion battery in the Blackberry Priv. also, you get 17 ½ days of standby.

What this means is that you are always connected and don’t need constant recharging of the smartphone. The other good thing, is that you get fast charging in the device to avoid inconveniences.

Blackberry Priv Specs & Features


  • Announced: October, 2015
  • Dual SIM:  no Nano SIM
  • Year: 2015


  • Dimensions: 147 x 77.2 x 9.4 mm
  • Weight: 192 g
  • Colors: Black


  • Type: Color AMOLED screen, 16M colors
  • Touch:  yes Multitouch
  • Display size: 5.4 inches, 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Pixel density: 544 ppi


  • Camera resolution: 13 MP
  • Features: Schneider-Kreuznach optics, Face detection, Smile detection, Geo tagging, Autofocus, Panorama, Touch to focus, HDR, Phase detection AF, Dual LED flash, OIS
  • Secondary camera: 2 MP, 720p
  • Video:  yes [email protected]


  • Operating system: Android OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
  • Processor type: Hexa Core
  • Processor speed: 1.8 GHz Dual-core Cortex A57 & 1.44 GHz Quad-core Cortex A53
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 808
  • GPU:  yes Adreno 418
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • Internal memory: 32 GB
  • Card slot:  yes Up to 200 GB


  • 3G:  yes 42.2 Mbps Download, 5.76 Mbps Upload
  • 4G:  yes 450 Mbps Download, 50 Mbps Upload
  • GPRS:  yes 85.6 kbps
  • EDGE:  yes 236.8 kbps
  • WiFi:  yes Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Bluetooth:  yes v4.1
  • USB:  yes MicroUSB v2.0
  • GPS:  yes A-GPS, GLONASS


  • Battery type: 3410 mAh, Li-Ion
  • Standby time: Up to 17.5 days (3G)
  • Talk time: Up to 24 h (3G)

Other Features

  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Proximity, Altimeter
  • Music player: MP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
  • Video player: MP4, DivX, XviD, WMV, H.264, H.263
  • FM radio:  no
  • 3.5 mm audio jack:  yes

Additional features: QWERTY keyboard, Corning Gorilla Glass 4, Quick Charge v2.0, Curved edge display, NFC, Wireless charging (optional)


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