The Strategist

BlackBerry Released Their First Smartphone Based on Android

11/06/2015 - 16:03

BlackBerry company came out with their first smartphone based on Android operating system. The device is called Priv.

The manufacturer promises improved security compared to other devices on Android.

The new just-out is protected by original BlackBerry encryption, and a special application DTEK is designed for tracking questionable applications.
Priv is released in an unusual slider format, with a qwerty-keyboard cloaked by touch screen.

BlackBerry has decided to launch a smartphone on Android after unsuccessful attempts to introduce its own operating system.

The company holds less than 1% of the smartphone market, and is planning to sell up to 5 million Privs for the first year. Over the past quarter, Blackberry sold just 800,000 units.