The new BlackBerry PRIV is powered by Android and the company claims it’s the world’s first “BlackBerry Secure Smartphone“, introducing the exclusive DTEK™ by BlackBerry warning system.

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BlackBerry PRIV F

PRIV has the authentic BlackBerry keyboard, legendary security, streamlined communications and productivity, combined with the wide world of Google Play™ store apps. It has been engineered with the world’s finest technology, and packaged in an ultra-thin, ergonomically perfect device with a keyboard hidden by SmartSlide technology.

Some Specs:

  • 5.4″ dual-curved display;
  • BlackBerry SmartSlide tech to use both touch and physical keyboards;
  • Schneider-Kreuznach® certified camera; and
  • 3410 mAh battery.

BlackBerry PRIV

The new BlackBerry was unveiled last month by BlackBerry CEO John Chen who gave an awkward hands on demonstration to BNN:

No official release date yet, but you can pre-register for news as to when you can get your hands on one here.