Both the BlackBerry Priv
and DTEK50 have somewhat slumped, failing to generate sales.
The company also reiterated its commitment to the BB10 platform and said that its is working with developers to "bring apps to consumers and enterprise fans." The company also states that it is "actively exploring alternatives for BlackBerry users once support of WhatsApp Messenger for BBOS and BlackBerry 10 ends in late 2016." The company has clarified that those using the Android powered BlackBerry Priv
will not be impacted by the WhatsApp withrawal.
"Ultimately, how you feel about the BlackBerry Priv
likely has a lot to do with your last phone," he said.
Well, we will give our verdict on this when we review the BlackBerry Priv. For now, here's out our first impression of the BlackBerry Priv and straight off the bat we have to say the device looks attractive.
Coming to the port placement, the device has the micro-USB port and the headphone jack at the bottom and the top of the BlackBerry Priv has the micro-SD and SIM card slots.
28 -- Blackberry has launched its first Android-powered smartphone, the BlackBerry Priv, in India.
If the BlackBerry Priv is a success, it may spur the company into releasing a mid-range Android-powered phone.
19 -- The BlackBerry PRIV
, a BB device running on Android, is set to launch in India on January 28.
The BlackBerry Priv
is currently available in four countries, and in his interview, Chen said that the device will be launched in 31 additional countries in the next three months.
As part of its revised investment strategies, the new hardware and software strategies seem to be working, in light of which falls the latest smartphone by BlackBerry - the Android-powered slider, BlackBerry Priv
Talking about the hardware, the BlackBerry Priv
is supposed to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 SoC, along with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage.
27 -- The BlackBerry Priv
isn't scheduled to hit the shelves until November 6.