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Blackberry Priv 'Productivity Edge' sets it apart

27 October 2015 0

Blackberry's latest handset BlackBerry Priv focuses on Security & Productivity. The smartphone begins shipping on November 6 and it is available for pre-order now. To check out the features of the device an online simulator of the device was temporarily put online by carrier Telus.


The Blackberry Priv smartphone has a 5.4-inch AMOLED display with 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution and comes with curved sides similar to the Samsung's Galaxy S6 edge and Galaxy S6 edge+. The Blackberry Priv simulator by carrier Tesla reveals that the handset comes with a "Productivity Edge" which uses the dual curve design of the smartphone to view notifications, messages, calendar and more. The Productivity Edge can be set on either side of the display whether left or right and the curved edge of the display also works as a charging bar when the Priv is plugged in.

Blackberry has added a recents menu which shows thumbnail icons in different sizes and the largest thumbnails showcase the apps that you use most frequently. You just have to swipe to remove apps from the list or tap on the X button.

The Google Android OS based PRIV smartphone comes with the company's signature QWERTY keyboard. It boasts of a six-core Snapdragon 808 processor with 3 GB of RAM. The smartphone has 32 GB inbuilt storage expandable up to a massive 2 TB via a microSD card slot. The smartphone has an 18 MP rear camera with optical image stabilization and a 2 MP front camera. It is backed by a 3,410 mAh battery.

The device will be finally available for purchase starting from November 6.

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