Verizon says that the BlackBerry Priv will join its smartphone lineup "soon"

Verizon says that the BlackBerry Priv will join its smartphone lineup "soon"
The other day, we showed you a picture of the BlackBerry Priv running over the Verizon network. Despite the leaked image, Big Red is not quite yet ready to sell you the device. The phone launched today, and is available from AT&T in the U.S.  BlackBerry's own online store also offers the Android powered slider in the states. The MSRP for the handset is $699.

While Verizon isn't ready to sell its customers the Priv today, it will be ready "soon." That is the word from the mobile operator's own @VerizonNews Twitter account. Verizon has also put up a place on its website where those interested in the Priv can leave their email address and receive a notification when the phone can be pre-ordered.

Earlier rumors had the Priv joining Verizon's lineup in 2016. The wording of today's tweet makes it sound like this could take place sooner, perhaps in time to be offered during the holiday shopping season.


source: @VerizonNews via AndroidandMe

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Priv
  • 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

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