Blackberry phones captured the attention of mobile phone users across the globe when they were first released. Recently interest in the latest blackberry phones has decreased, but this has all changed with the Blackberry Priv. Following much speculation as well as information leaks, Blackberry decided to offer the public insight into its exciting new device. When it comes to cell phones for sale, the release of the Priv is an anticipated event world-wide. The new Blackberry for sale will offer fans everything that has come to be expected of the Blackberry brand as well as Android apps. If you enjoy Android phones, but you don’t want to give up your Blackberry, then this is the phone for you.
Before we dive into the Blackberry Priv, lets take a look at why South Africans love the Blackberry brand so much and why you should consider getting one.
Blackberry in South Africa
Phones have become part of our lifestyle and it is important to choose one which complements your everyday tasks. As you can carry your phone with you wherever you go, it is helpful if you can use it to get your work done. In a fast paced lifestyle it is important to be connected with the world. If you can manage everything that you need to do with your phone this will increase your productivity in your personal and professional life. The time you save can be used to spend time with your family or relax.
Statistics taken by the South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi) show the following user satisfaction scores for phone brands in South Africa: Apple led the index with 82.7, followed by Nokia (78.9), Samsung (78.8) and BlackBerry (70.6). This survey was conducted with 2 105 consumers between March and May 2015. Although Blackberry didnt score as high as the rest, the other brands had a lot more complaints as expectations are higher for Blackberry’s competition. Blackberry continues to impress South Africans and it is still around for a good reason, customer service. You must also consider that Blackberry phones are cheaper than most other phone brands and built to the same specifications as their competition. Blackberry is a great alternative to the mainstream iPhones and Android phones that are dominating the market at the moment.
If you are like us, and cant wait for the newest Blackberry for sale to become available in South Africa, here is some information on Blackberry’s new and impressive device.
The Blackberry Priv
Blackberry and Android have joined forces to produce the new Blackberry Priv. Everyone has been speculating about this phone until Blackberry released official information. It is the latest release by Blackberry which follows the legacy of older models such as the Z10, Bold 9900 and OS 7. The Priv has a stylish appearance and it offers users an impressive performance. Without having to compromise, users are offered the benefits of an Android phone combined with Blackberry’s distinctive keyboard. The phone boasts BlackBerry’s Hardware and keyboard with Google’s Android so that you can have the best of both worlds. For mobile phone users who are looking for a Blackberry for sale, this model is a great option.
The Priv was announced this month and its expected release date on the international market is November. With its impressive specifications it is easy to see why the Priv has reignited enthusiasm for BlackBerry phones. The phone has a sleek design with a slim frame. Its black exterior has an attractive appearance which is enhanced by its vibrant screen. The dimensions of this model are 147 x 77.2 x 9.4 mm with a weight of 192 g. The display screen of the Priv is an AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16M colours. The multi-touch curved edge screen has a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels. It has an internal memory of 32 GB and 3 GB RAM. It is equipped with a camera which features geo-tagging, face-detection, touch-focus, HDR and panorama. The Priv has WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, Radio and USB. Messaging is possible on a wide range of platforms including SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email, IM and BBM.
The launch of the latest Blackberry phones has received attention across social media platforms. Mobile phone users are waiting in anticipation for its release. With its extreme privacy, productivity and style, it is easy to see why this phone is receiving such positive comments. PRIV’s improved software, keyboard and large screen are just some of the advantages of this phone. The phone boasts the most extensive choice of apps due to Blackberry’s partnership with Android. It also offers users the most security. With its excellent performance and diverse features, the Priv appeals to a large audience. The slider phone honours Blackberry’s main aim which is to uphold the privacy of its users. Privacy is a concern for mobile phone users across the globe as it has become something which is increasingly difficult to maintain.
Although the company is launching these new Blackberry phones, the Blackberry 10 will continue to be available. The Priv will give Blackberry fans the option of choosing Android OS while Blackberry maintains its commitment to its other devices. The company will continue to update the operating systems of the Blackberry 10 and plans to release an updated version of this phone early next year.
Blackberry has mentioned that their launch partners, Vodacom, Cell C and MTN will have their own launch dates and pricing available, but the mobile company has announced that the Blackberry Priv will be available in South Africa from the first of February 2016. Telkom Mobile is still in discussions about launching the PRIV on its network.
MTN has confirmed the sale of the PRIV on the 1st of February and already has pricing in mind. MTN will offer the PRIV on a myMTN Choice 100 mobile package at R519 per month with 500MB of data and 200 SMS’s.
Blackberry PRIV specifications
|Specification Categories||BlackBerry PRIV Specifications|
|Dimensions||147 (184 opened) x 77.2 x 9.4 mm|
|Operating system||Android 5.1.1 Lollipop|
|Display||5.4″ QHD (1,440 x 2,560)|
|Processor||1.8GHz hexa-core Snapdragon 808|
Now that you know more about the Priv, why not consider finding a Blackberry for sale. The Priv offers users cutting-edge technology, variety, privacy as well as productivity. With positive feedback after Blackberry released more information, the phone is a converted device. Selling your Android phones? Place your FREE AD on www.JunkMail.co.za today.