Android Stuff: BlackBerry Priv goes on sale November 6 at AT&T for $249 (Update: has arrived!)

BlackBerry Priv AT&T

Update (11/6): As promised, the Priv has now arrived via AT&T. You can get it here.

BlackBerry’s Android-powered Priv smartphone has been a long time coming, and we’re finally getting a good idea as to how much the device will cost and when it will be available to the public. AT&T has just announced that it will be the first U.S. mobile carrier to sell the BlackBerry Priv, with sales starting on Friday, November 6th. The device will be sold with a two-year contract for $249. Well-qualified buyers can also make monthly payments on the device for $0 down and $24.67 per month for 30 months, $30.84 per month for 24 months or for $37 per month for 20 months.

If you need a refresher, the BlackBerry Priv is the company’s first ever handset running Android. It will come with a 5.4-inch Quad HD curved AMOLED display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of on-board storage and a non-removable 3410mAh battery. It will also run Android 5.1.1 Lollipop and feature a slide-out keyboard for a faster, more accurate typing experience. If you’d like the full list of official Priv specifications, those can be found here.

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Are you planning on ordering the BlackBerry Priv when it becomes available? Be sure to let us know your thoughts in the comment section below.


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