BlackBerry PRIV Pre-Orders Launch in Canada for $899


For those iPhone users looking to switch back to BlackBerry, the company has launched pre-orders for their PRIV slider, which features their classic keyboard, but this time runs Android OS—for the first time ever.

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The BlackBerry PRIV is available for Canadians at the price of $899, for the device which includes a 5.4-inch display, 18MP camera, 32GB of storage and a 3410mAh battery, ready to ship on November 6. As for two-year contract pricing, it’ll be $399 from Rogers or $799 outright (via MobileSyrup).

Any iPhone users going to switch back to BlackBerry for that classic keyboard—and now Android?


  • bionicmonk

    That looks .. rather silly – BUT its a big improvement to move to the android eco system.

  • Definitely a lot more apps from Google Play on your BlackBerry, for a huge price.

  • bionicmonk

    Why would you choose that over the Google Nexus 6P ?!? KrAzY.

  • yeaguy

    You have to keep in mind the BlackBerry Priv is not running a native version of Lollipop as all other Android Devices are running, Google and BlackBerry collaborated to make a BB Lollipop version. So its somewhat different (More Secure)

  • That Guy

    Just ordered mine 🙂

  • midnightdoom

    Anxiously waiting. Would be my first android phone