BlackBerry Camera app updated in the Google Play Store for the BlackBerry Priv

BlackBerry Camera app updated in the Google Play Store for the BlackBerry Priv
Motorola and HTC were among the first to move system apps to the Google Play Store. By doing this, certain applications can be updated without having to wait for an OTA firmware update to get approved by the major carriers. Other manufacturers that make Android phones are following along. Take BlackBerry, for example. Now that the company offers the Android powered BlackBerry Priv, certain of its applications are listed in the Google Play Store.

Yesterday, the BlackBerry Camera app received an update to version According to the Google Play Store, the update adds support for widescreen (16:9) photos on the BlackBerry Priv, while making the camera zippier. Indicators will now alert users when a particular photo is being shot under low-light conditions, and when HDR is being employed to meld together the perfect shot. Auto-focus and capture are now optimized, and there is an improved peek preview. The update also kills bugs and makes the camera application more stable.

The update can now be found in the Google Play Store. Click on the hamburger menu and go to My apps and games. You should see the update ready to be downloaded and installed on your BlackBerry Priv.

source: BlackBerryCamera via Crackberry

Related phones

  • Display 5.4 inches 2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 18 MP (Single camera) 2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 3GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3410 mAh
  • OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow


Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit for samples and additional information.
FCC OKs Cingular's purchase of AT&T Wireless