After so many years fighting because BlackBerry continued on foot with its own operating system the Canadian company it has given his arm to twist, with private manufacturing, its first handset with Android. Leaks, and no such leaks, have been many so far, leaving the new terminal completely nude, but We need official confirmation of the most important: price and release date.
And after rumors that placed the new BlackBerry even above 700 dollars, what a bid would seem too risky even offering, the Priv will have a starting price of $699 for those who perform Since a reservation, It will be served from 6 November.
The phone without presenting best known history (we have great quality videos that teach us) in just two weeks to reach the hands of its first owners. With bookings already opened in the United States from the manufacturer website, those who have greater hurry to get a BlackBerry Android may have it from November 6 in Exchange for 699 dollars. That Yes, the device It will only be compatible with AT & T and T-Mobile networks, by what are they were other big operators such as Verizon or Sprint.
The question of the price in euro
The reservations page confirms all the specifications that already had revealed: the 808 Snapdragon with 3 GB of RAM and the 32 gigabytes of internal memory, plus a screen curved 5.43 inches and resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels (540 DPI) or 18 and 2 megapixel cameras. Characteristics than whether or not the highest possible, make the Priv a high-end, especially for the price.
But now that we have known its price for the United States, who say that it is very high and who defend it, we are left with the question of how to act BlackBerry in the dollar/euro rate. Other brands we already have punished by the rise of the dollar, so it We will see if the Priv more than 700 and even 800 € by the old continent, when the actual conversion from $ 635 euros. It would be very risky, but apparently seen in recent days one already fear the worst.