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T-Mobile’s BlackBerry Priv receiving update with battery life improvements

BlackBerry Priv owners, an update is coming your way. T-Mobile has updated its BlackBerry Priv support documents to show that its version of the Android slider is receiving an update to build AAD442. No, it’s not Android 6.0 Marshmallow, but it does include improvements to the Priv’s battery life and device temperature. This 51MB update is now rolling out over the air, and you can check … [read full article]

BlackBerry Priv launching today at T-Mobile

Months after rumors suggested that the BlackBerry Priv might launch at T-Mobile, the Android slider has officially hit Magenta’s shelves. You can now buy the BlackBerry Priv from T-Mobile’s online store, and you should also start seeing it in your friendly neighborhood T-Mo store. Full retail pricing for the Priv is $719.99, but if you’d rather not pay nearly one thousand Benjamins all at once, … [read full article]

BlackBerry Priv pricing details revealed ahead of T-Mobile’s January 26 launch

After confirming earlier this month that the BlackBerry Priv is coming on January 26, T-Mobile today dropped its pricing details for BlackBerry’s first Android smartphone. The BlackBerry Priv will be available through JUMP! On Demand at a rate of $0 down and $34 per month for 18 months. After those 18 months are up, you can either return the Priv and … [read full article]

BlackBerry Priv confirmed to be launching at T-Mobile on January 26

Way back in August 2015, we first heard that the BlackBerry Priv would launch at T-Mobile. And five months later, that bit of information has finally been confirmed. BlackBerry and T-Mobile announced today that the Priv will launch at T-Mobile on January 26. Pricing hasn’t been disclosed, but BlackBerry sells unlocked Priv units for $699, and so T-Mobile’s asking price probably won’t be too far off. The good news is … [read full article]

BlackBerry Priv reportedly launching at T-Mobile on January 26

Back in August, a rumor claimed that the BlackBerry Priv (then called by its “Venice” codename) would be sold by T-Mobile. That hasn’t yet come to pass, but it finally may happen in January. A new image leak claims to show part of T-Mobile’s January calendar of events. On January 26, the calendar has a listing for “BlackBerry Venice Launch,” suggesting that … [read full article]

T-Mobile says that it’s ‘definitely talking with BlackBerry’ about carrying the Priv

Earlier this month, T-Mobile confirmed that the BlackBerry Priv is fully compatible with T-Mo’s network, including band 12 LTE and Wi-Fi calling. The bad news for T-Mobile customers is that the Priv isn’t actually being sold by Magenta, so you have to get a full-price unit from BlackBerry. That may change soon, though. T-Mobile tells CNET it’s “definitely talking with … [read full article]

Unlocked BlackBerry Priv is fully compatible with T-Mobile, including band 12 LTE and Wi-Fi calling

T-Mobile hasn’t announced any official plans to sell the BlackBerry Priv, but if you’re thinking about picking one up, you’ll be glad to hear that it’ll play nicely with T-Mo’s network. Mike Sievert has confirmed (twice) that the unlocked BlackBerry Priv will be fully compatible with T-Mobile, including band 12 LTE — aka Extended Range … [read full article]

BlackBerry Priv pre-orders are live, price set at $699

After months of leaks and waiting, BlackBerry today began taking pre-orders for the Priv, its first Android smartphone. Pricing for the Priv is set at $699, and orders are expected to begin shipping out on November 6. In exchange for your 699 hard-earned dollar bills, you’ll get a smartphone running Android 5.1.1 on a 5.43-inch 2560×1440 AMOLED display that’s covered in Corning’s Gorilla Glass 4. Slide up that display and … [read full article]

BlackBerry shares official images of the Android-powered Priv

Now that the BlackBerry Priv is officially official, BlackBerry is free to talk about and show off its upcoming slider, and today that’s exactly what it’s done. Some high-quality images of the BlackBerry Priv have been posted by BlackBerry. The first couple of shots show the Priv from the side, both with its slider closed and open, and then there’s an image of the Priv … [read full article]