After confirming and previewing their coming privacy-enabled Android smartphone last Friday, Blackberry has posted the first pictures of the upcoming device. The device will be based on the Android OS but will offer more privacy and productivity features. PRIV’s has a physical keyboard and an oversized screen, all enabled by the slider form factor. And because it’s Powered By Android, PRIV will also deliver a larg choice in apps.
As you see in the picture below, PRIV has a curved screen, following the trend set by Samsung's latest models.
Unofficial specs of the device have also leaked online,. The Priv is bound to arrive with a 5.5-inch display with 1440 x 2560 pixel resolution (QHD display) and a Snapdragon 808 processor under the hood.
The phone will also have 3GB of RAM expandable via microSD card slot. It will also pack an 18MP rear-facing camera that should take advantage of OIS (optical image stabilization).
The phone will likely be released by the end of the year.