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.
FTC: We use income earning auto affiliate links. More.