Several people are still like a physical QWERTY Android device. Now, there are a few deals to take the Android-powered BlackBerry Priv, or the follow-up BlackBerry DTEK50. Both are currently available with a dropped the unlocked price tag.
Amazon Canada is selling the unlocked BlackBerry Priv for a respectable $429.99 CAD that making you save about $100. The unlocked BlackBerry DTEK50 is also listed at price of $299, which is currently $130 save.
Just reminder, the BlackBerry Priv sliding phone boasts a 5.4-inch dual-curved display that capable to delivering a 1440 x 2560 pixel resolution. The handset is featuring 32GB of flash storage, 18 megapixel camera and 3410mAh battery.
BlackBerry Priv is the company’s first Android smartphone with a slide-out Keyboard. The handset has BlackBerry’s own features and apps, including DTEK by BlackBerry for Android that lets you know when your privacy could be at risk so you can take action to improve it.
BlackBerry Priv specifications
- 5.43-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD AMOLED dual-curved display at 540 PPI with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
- 4-row BlackBerry slider keyboard
- Hexa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 ( 4x 1.44GHz ARM A53 + 2 x 1.8 GHz ARM A57 ) 64-bit processor with 600 MHz Adreno 418 GPU
- 3GB RAM, 32GB of internal memory, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
- Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
- 18MP rear camera with dual-tone Flash, OIS, PDAF, f/2.2 6P lens, 4K video recording, 6DOF video stabilization
- 2MP front-facing camera, f/2.8 aperture, 1.7 micron pixel size
- Dimensions: 147 (184 opened) x 77.2 x 9.4mm; Weight: 192g
- 3.5mm audio jack, Front-facing speaker and 3 microphones
- 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS, NFC, USB 2.0 with Slimport
- 3,410 mAh battery with up to 22.5 hours battery life with mixed use, fast charging
Next Up! The BlackBerry DTEK50 sports a 5.2-inch display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixel, a 13-megapixel auto-focus camera and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. Inside is a Snapdragon 617 processor, 3GB of RAM, and 16GB of internal storage (expandable by an extra 2TB with a microSD card). It runs Android 6.0 operating system. The 2610 mAh non-removable battery features Quick Charge 2.0 technology.
The DTEK50 claims to be the world’s most secure smartphone. It encrypts all users’ information, including business critical data and personal data and is FIPS 140-2 Compliant. There is also Malware protection along with back-up wipe and restore capabilities.
BlackBerry DTEK50 specifications
- 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD scratch-resistant display
- Octa-Core Snapdragon 617 (4 x 1.5GHz + 4 x 1.2GHz) processor with 550MHz Adreno 405 GPU
- 3GB RAM with 16GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
- Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
- 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture, 6P lens
- 8MP front-facing camera with LED flash, f2.2, 84-degree wide angle lens
- Dimensions: 147×72.5×7.4mm; Weight: 135g
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
- 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4 GHz & 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC
- 2610mAh battery with fast charging