Pre-orders have already begun, but now BlackBerry has announced that the Priv will officially be available for consumers in mid-November for HK$6,488. The phone will be available at a variety of retailers, including China Mobile Hong Kong Company Limited, csl. and 1O1O under CSL Mobile Limited and others.
BlackBerry has released some more information about its plans to keep the Priv up to date with security patches as they are available. It will hotfixes for serious issues, and monthly security updates to control the rest.
AT&T has announced that beginning on November 6, customers will be able to purchase the BlackBerry Priv, making the carrier the first in the US to offer the smartphone. You can grab the Priv for $249 on a two-year contract, or $24.67 a month for 30 months.
Carphone Warehouse is back with another Priv by BlackBerry video, this time giving us another look at the smartphone as well as what is in the box. Interested to see what you will be getting? Check it out here.
Whether the BlackBerry Priv will be your first Android smartphone, or you have questions about how BlackBerry customized it, you can get those questions answered now. Telus has posted a simulator for the smartphone, which shows off various aspects of the OS in action.
Although there certainly hasn't been a drought of Priv information being put out there, it's fair to say that most folks waiting for the device have been wanting more, specifically from BlackBerry, and now they have delivered.