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UPDATE: BlackBerry has pulled the US pre-order page from its online store, suggesting someone pushed the ‘go’ button a little too soon.

After launching a pre-registration page for its Android slider and subsequently starting UK pre-orders, BlackBerry today has started accepting pre-orders for the Priv in the United States. First noted by Droid-Life, the pre-orders will begin shipping on November 16th, 10 days later than pre-orders in the UK will ship.

The model BlackBerry is offering pre-order at this point is unlocked and will work with AT&T and T-Mobile. The device runs $749, no contract attached. As far as specs go, the device features a 5.4-inch QHD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor clocked at 1.8GHz, paired with 3GB of RAM. The Priv comes with 32GB of internal storage with a microSD card slot for future expandability. The full spec sheet is below:

  • 5.4-inch, 2560 x 1440 resolution AMOLED display (540ppi)
  • 1.8GHz Snapdragon 808 hexa-core processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB storage (expandable to 2TB)
  • 18MP rear camera – 2MP front camera
  • Dual LED flash
  • 3,410mAh battery
  • Dimensions: 147 (184 opened) x 77.2 x 9.4 mm
  • Nano SIM
  • Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

You can pre-order your BlackBerry Priv from the company’s website here. The device, of course, features all of the security features BlackBerry users have come to expect, as well as a slideout keyboard.

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