BlackBerry Priv to be launched in India on January 28

BlackBerry fanboys in India who wanted to get a taste of Android but couldn’t get their hands on the BlackBerry Priv, it’s time you are going to jump out off your couch with joy. Yes, you guessed it right. The BlackBerry Priv is soon going to be launched in India.


BlackBerry has started sending out invites for the launch event. The launch event is held on January 28 in New Delhi. As can be seen in the image above, the invite reads “The power of BlackBerry is now on Android. Priv combines everything you’ve come to expect from BlackBeryy with the full eco-system of Android Apps.


For those of you who aren’t aware, the BlackBerry Priv is the first Android smartphone by BlackBerry. So, if you are the one who has used BlackBerry phones for years and swear by its security, but, also can’t let go of the Android app eco-system, Priv is the phone you should be looking out for.

BlackBerry Priv specifications:

  • CPU: Snapdragon 808 hexa-core processor
  • RAM: 3GB
  • GPU: Adreno 418
  • Operating System: Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
  • Display: 5.4-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Rear Camera: 18MP with dual-LED flash, OIS and PDAF
  • Front Camera: 2MP
  • Internal Storage: 32GB
  • External Storage: Expandable up to 2 Terabytes via microSD card
  • Connectivity: GPS, NFC, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, micoUSB v2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Other: Wireless Charging, Quick Charge 2.0
  • Battery: 3410mAh

BlackBerry hasn’t provided much details regarding the pricing of the Priv, but we can expect to get more information during the launch event. Any guesses from you regarding the pricing of the BlackBerry Priv?