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Blackberry PRIV priced at Php 45,000 in PH

Blackberry’s latest Android flagship is now available in the Philippines. The much-anticipated smartphone equipped with a slide-out physical keyboard boasts of a 5.4-inch dual-curved Corning Gorilla Glass 4 OLED display with 2560×1440 QHD resolution at 540ppi. The BlackBerry PRIV is powered by a 64-bit Qualcomm 8992 Snapdragon 808 Hexa-Core processor, 3GB of RAM and 32GB flash storage.

The ultra-thin ‘Secure Smartphone’ from Blackberry has an 18MP dual-flash Schneider-Kreuznach camera with Phase Detection Auto Focus and OIS, delivering professional-quality photos. It has a 3410 mAh battery that promises up to 22.5 hours of usage.

The BlackBerry PRIV comes with the usual BlackBerry applications including BlackBerry Hub that consolidates all your messages in one location and Widgets that displays info without cluttering the home screen. The BlackBerry PRIV also lets its users control their privacy with the DTEK app that monitors and control the access of installed applications to the smartphone’s hardware and data.

BlackBerry PRIV will be Available on mid-December with an SRP of Php 45,000.

BlackBerry PRIV specs:

ProcessorQualcomm 8992 Snapdragon 808 Hexa-Core, 64 bit
Adreno 418, 600MHz GPU
Operating SystemAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
Display/Resolution5.4, 2560 x 1440 resolution, 540PPI, 24-bit color depth, 16:9 aspect ratio
Memory3GB RAM
Storage32GB Flash, Expandable memory via hot swappable microSD memory card (Up to 2TB)
18 megapixel auto-focus camera
Optical Image Stabilization (OIS)
Phase Detect Auto Focus (PDAF), Fast focus lock
6-element f2.2 lens
Back Side Illumination (BSI2) Stacked Sensor
Dual Color, Dual 2 mm2 LED Flash – Enhanced photo color balance
4X digital zoom
Continuous & touch to focus, face detection, image stabilization
Panorama, Burst, Live Filters
4k Video Recording at 30 fps
1080p HD video recording at 60 fps
6DOF video stabilization combined with OIS for incredibly smooth videoFront
2MP Fixed-Focus, f2.8
Large 1.75um pixel size
Image & video stabilization
720p HD video recording
2X digital zoom
Wide Selfie Mode (also known as Selfie Panorama)
Multi-Frame Low Light Enhancement
Battery3410mAh non-removable Lithium Ion battery
Weight192 g / 6.77 oz
Dimensions 147 mm / 5.79 in (184 mm / 7.24 in open) x 77.2 mm / 3.04 in x  9.4 mm / 0.37 in
OthersAccelerometer, Activity Monitor, Altimeter, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Magnetometer, Proximity, Time of Flight (ToF)

USB 2.0 fully supported with standard microUSB 2.0 cable
Cabled-Video Out, 4k @30 fps, supported with standard SlimPort adaptor

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