After many weeks of leaks and rumors, the Canadian BlackBerry company has released the first official photos of its smartphone platform Android, dubbed BlackBerry Priv.
Last week, in the course of report on the outcome of the second quarter, BlackBerry has confirmed long-standing rumors about the intention to release a flagship device operating system Android.
The new smartphone is made in the form “slider” and is equipped with a touch screen. Device Name Priv (privat) recalls that the BlackBerry has a reputation as a company focused on ensuring the confidentiality of personal information. Director General BlackBerry John Chen (John Chen) said earlier that privacy is one of the main characteristics of the new smartphone. According to him, « Priv combines the best of BlackBerry – performance and security – with an extensive ecosystem of mobile applications available on the platform of Android ».
The main motive behind the movement BlackBerry to the platform Android, it was obvious to everyone, but Chen once again decided to confirm the strategy shortly after the demonstration the device last week – BlackBerry Priv designed for those accustomed to the physical keyboard, but would like to have access to multiple applications.
Although the exact release date BlackBerry Priv is not specified, the appearance of the device on the main markets of the world should be expected this year.
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