BlackBerry Priv pre-order shipments experiencing delays due to high demand

Customers who pre-ordered the BlackBerry Priv may need to wait a bit longer before they receive their orders. BlackBerry is informing customers that due to high demand for the Priv, there have been shipping delays for some pre-orders. However, the company hopes to have all remaining pre-orders shipped by November 24.

BlackBerry sent out the following email:

This is a follow-up to the email we sent you on Friday to keep you updated on ShopBlackBerry PRIV pre-order deliveries. Due to demand, there has been a delay in shipping PRIV smartphones to some customers who pre-ordered.

We continue to deliver PRIV devices and expect all remaining pre-orders to arrive no later than November 24th. Once your order has been shipped you will receive a confirmation by email so you can track your order.

Sales of the BlackBerry Priv officially began last week in the US. BlackBerry's first Android phone, the Priv features a 5.4-inch 2560x1440 display, with a 64-bit hexa-core processor, 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage. It has a rear-facing 18MP camera, with a 2MP shooter on the front.

For more on the BlackBerry Priv, be sure to read our full review.