Meet the Android-based BlackBerry Priv as showcased by John Chen: curved 5.5-inch screen confirmed

BlackBerry plans to launch the Priv later this year in various markets around the world. This will be the company's first handset to run Android...
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68. meanestgenius

Posts: 21578; Member since: May 28, 2014

I've always said that BlackBerry's marketing sucked. I don't care about what they name it, though. As long as it performs like a high end flagship should, I'll be good.

73. miketer

Posts: 502; Member since: Apr 02, 2015

Amen to that, it'll be good

19. Arron12

Posts: 18; Member since: Dec 30, 2013

The best phone for the year 2015.

26. Kame_Hame_Haaaaa

Posts: 360; Member since: Jul 29, 2015

The best phone of 2015 is Galaxy Note 5. This phone lack the processor & memory to fight in the top league.

29. meanestgenius

Posts: 21578; Member since: May 28, 2014

No it doesn't. Especially if the iPhone and the G4 can fight in the top league.

32. Kame_Hame_Haaaaa

Posts: 360; Member since: Jul 29, 2015

As a gentlemen (unlike you), I admit that you right... if G4 & iphone can fight Note 5 in the top leage BUT this PRIV CERTAINLY NOT the best phone of 2015.

33. meanestgenius

Posts: 21578; Member since: May 28, 2014

Judging by the specs, the Priv can certainly hold its own against the top flagships of 2015. And you're not a gentlemen, you just know you'd look like even more of a fool if you tried to deny what I said about the G4 and iPhone.

38. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Even Z30 with S4 Pro SoC can knock of "optimized" iPhone lol. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPXYDSPD3rM And 808 is more than double stronger than S4 Pro soc. Battery will be top notch like always.

39. meanestgenius

Posts: 21578; Member since: May 28, 2014

Agreed and +1. I've said this about the Z30 so many times in the past.

74. Zeeya

Posts: 331; Member since: Mar 17, 2013

Battery is 3840 mAh big

77. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Not how much mAh but how much can it last, Z30 with S4 Pro SoC build on 28nm proccess can last around one day with heavy usage and 2-3 days with light usage. Now Priv will have SD 808 which is build on 20nm proccess and its much more efficient than S4 Pro. http://www.notebookcheck.net/Qualcomm-Snapdragon-S4-APQ8064A-SoC.86878.0.html http://www.notebookcheck.net/Qualcomm-Snapdragon-808-MSM8992-SoC.117420.0.html Also RAM, new modem, radio and lte is all that also matters on better efficiency.

48. BobbyDigital

Posts: 2124; Member since: May 29, 2014

How would you know? You've never used a phone with more than 512mb of ram and a 1.3mp camera.

56. meanestgenius

Posts: 21578; Member since: May 28, 2014

Lmao!! +1

21. Chuck007

Posts: 1410; Member since: Mar 02, 2014

Btw why do I get the impression he has no idea what he's talking about?

27. Kame_Hame_Haaaaa

Posts: 360; Member since: Jul 29, 2015

Because Blackberry is like THE EMPEROR WHO WEARS NO CLOTHES.

31. meanestgenius

Posts: 21578; Member since: May 28, 2014

And you're like the A SCRATCHED RECORD. Learn some new material already.

49. BobbyDigital

Posts: 2124; Member since: May 29, 2014

Still fascinated with men not wearing clothes huh? Is that the comprehension level you're stuck on? The story of the emperor with no clothes? Couldn't get past that level in school huh?

51. Kame_Hame_Haaaaa

Posts: 360; Member since: Jul 29, 2015

The term EMPEROR WHO WEARS NO CLOTHES stuck in my head everytime I see blackberry supporter yelling SECURITY, SECURITY, SECURITY.

57. meanestgenius

Posts: 21578; Member since: May 28, 2014

Stop lying. The term is stuck in your head because you're like a few other broken records around here spewing the same old BS hoping it will catch on.

72. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3106; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

That term is stuck in his head because an emperor with no clothes has something else stuck in his......you get the gist.

76. meanestgenius

Posts: 21578; Member since: May 28, 2014

Lmao! +1 for the truth!

35. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

His a guy that sits in his office and goes to meetings day and night. Unlike other CEO he seems out of touch. Tim Cook seems to know everything about iPhones and iOS and this guy doesn't even know how to use his own made phone. Just seems sad and I understand why this company is going downhill. When your CEO is clueless and has knowledge only in the business but not the products that his company makes then the company doesn't have a chance. BUT this looks DAMN AMAZING! Love the phone.

34. boosook

Posts: 1442; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

that's incredible, he doesn't even know how to use it, he didn't even test it before showcasing it, did not even log into google's account... how is it possibile that a man that runs such a big company does such stupid mistakes?

37. noler

Posts: 326; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

Lol. He tries to represent the average Android user.

40. Kame_Hame_Haaaaa

Posts: 360; Member since: Jul 29, 2015

I guess he just know the phone that very morning, after the team say "Hey boss, this is the secret project that we have been doing with guidance from your wife. The one that leaked out because EVAN BLASS HACK OUR BBM SERVER. Don't try to show it too much, it still beta, it will crash."

42. meanestgenius

Posts: 21578; Member since: May 28, 2014

I take it you have a link providing evidence to back up such a baseless claim? By your logic, Evan must have hacked Google's and Android OEM's servers as well, since he's leaked plenty of Android powered handsets. Are you admitting to that as well, or are you simply trolling BlackBerry like you usually do?

52. Kame_Hame_Haaaaa

Posts: 360; Member since: Jul 29, 2015

I'm saying that Blackberry is AS SECURE AS others. No different. No special. THE SAME!!! Otherwise, Blackberry is just like THE EMPEROR WHO WEARS NO CLOTHES, as blackberry think it's (special) more secure, but it's NOT.

58. meanestgenius

Posts: 21578; Member since: May 28, 2014

I could post a battleship full of links to prove you wrong, but instead I'll just say this: If what you're saying is true, the why is it that NO OTHER OS has as many certs to function in deep level government as BlackBerry does? POW.

41. Totse2k15

Posts: 477; Member since: Feb 11, 2014

BB, relying on Android OS to stay alive... Lulz.

43. meanestgenius

Posts: 21578; Member since: May 28, 2014

So is Samsung, LG, HTC, Sony, Motorola, Lenovo, BLU, and a whole host of Android vendors. So what's your point, exactly?

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