BlackBerry Priv 

price Rs. 24,550 onwards  | launch Jan, 2016

excellence score 

44.1

value for money score 

61.1

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Phonecurry's 2-Minute Review

quick-read review written by the phonecurry editorial team, summarising opinion across 10 Expert Reviews

What we liked

  • Fantastic materials and construction

  • Svelte looking industrial design

  • Gorgeous 5.4-inch AMOLED display, with nice and punchy colors, and a slight edge curve that gives it an extra refined look

  • Near stock Android experience

  • The 4-row BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard is a powerful productivity tool, and works great

  • Robust productivity and privacy features - which means this is an enterprise-grade secure communication tool

  • Decent audio quality

  • Decent battery life

  • BlackBerry is still a force to be reckoned with in the corporate world with its end-to-end communication platform and various special tailored solutions

What we didn't

  • Somewhat underwhelming performance for a flagship phone - the software could do with more optimization to get the best out of the otherwise capable chipset

  • Decent primary camera performance, but the camera app is a bit unstable, tending to crash, and shooting stills can be slow

  • Weak front camera

  • No fingerprint scanner

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BlackBerry Priv Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.4 inches
Screen Resolution1440x2560 pixels (~ 544 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • AMOLED
  • Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 4)
  • Curved Edge Screen
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Gyroscope
  • Altimeter
Processor/RAM
ProcessorHexa Core, Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808 (Dual Core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A57 + Quad Core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUAdreno 418
RAM3 GB
Memory
Internal Memory32 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 2 TB
Battery
Battery Capacity3410 mAh
Dimensions
Weight192 gm
Thickness9.4 mm
Camera
Camera18.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (4K)
Other Camera Features
  • Schneider-Kreuznach Optics
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Dual-LED (dual tone) Flash
Secondary Camera2.0 MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes (limited band support)
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
CompassYes
TV OutYes, via SlimPort
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App StoreGoogle Play Store
Full Physical QWERTY KeypadYes
Noise FiltrationYes
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  • Quick Charge (Get up to 60% capacity with just 30 minutes of charging)
  • WiFi Direct

About BlackBerry

Headquaters Canada
Brand Perception
Very Good
Service Quality
Good
Contact Info
Service Centre Locations