Final Clearance Bell BlackBerry PRIV 32GB Smartphone - 2 Year Agreement

  • Model #: QBB132BX
  • Web Code: 10400294

Overview

Say hello to the BlackBerry PRIV, the fully reimagined BlackBerry smartphone that blends a classic slide-out BlackBerry keyboard with Android 5.1 Lollipop and an advanced DTEK security system to keep your most private data and information safe from prying eyes. The 5.43" dual-curved HD display presents photos and videos in stunning detail.

More Information

  • 5.43-inch dual-curved AMOLED display with 1440 x 2560 Quad HD resolution
  • 64-bit Qualcomm 8992 Snapdragon 808 hexa-core processor with 3GB of RAM
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop) operating system
  • Features both a physical slide-out keyboard and responsive touchscreen keyboard
  • BlackBerry DTEK security system keeps data and information secure
  • Integrated WiFi and Bluetooth 4.1
  • 18MP auto-focus camera with optical image stabilization and 2MP front-facing camera
  • 3410mAh lithium-ion battery powers up to 23.9 hours of talk time and 17.6 days on standby on a single charge
  • 32GB built-in flash memory, expandable up to 2TB via the integrated microSD card reader

It's a strange new world out there, one in which data pirates and identity thieves roam the high seas of the digital ecosystem with unchecked hostility. Their favourite bounty? Unprotected smartphones, which are loaded with precious personal data, including passwords, credit card information, and private correspondence that can be used to hijack an identity -- anytime, anywhere.

Luckily, you're not quite so cavalier with your digital footprint anymore. You turned in your old "password protected" smartphone for the BlackBerry PRIV smartphone, a device that authenticates Android at every boot-up to ensure the integrity of the operating system, and automatically encrypts all data stored on the phone.

There's also BlackBerry DTEK, a built-in security system that actively monitors how apps and networks are interacting with your smartphone in real-time. DTEK gives you feedback on your current level of risk and provides easy-to-act-on steps to strengthen your security level going forward. With DTEK, you control the access that applications have to things such as your camera, microphone, location, and personal information.

The fact that the PRIV sports a stunning 5.43-inch dual-curved display and blends BlackBerry's classic physical keyboard with Android 5.1 -- giving you access to Google's entire ecosystem of apps -- is simply icing on the cake.

Before you buy this phone, here's what you need to know

  • In-store activation required on two-year voice and data plans.
  • Prices advertised are for new in-store activation only. Excludes upgrades and renewals. With this plan, there are some conditions that apply. Find a Best Buy location where one of our associates can explain this plan's details to you.
  • In-store activation required with Reserve & Pick Up.
  • You cannot buy this device without activating it.
  • Order fulfillment is based on product availability.
  • This product is available for a limited time and is subject to change without notice.

What do I need to activate my new phone?

  • To activate your phone, a Best Buy associate will need to see two pieces of government identification. This includes one piece of photo identification like a Provincial ID, Driver's License, Citizenship Card, or Passport.
  • Carrier activation is subject to a credit check and approval. Depending on the results of this credit check, the carrier may require that you pay a security deposit or meet additional credit requirements.

What's in the Box?

  • BlackBerry Priv, Travel Charger, BlackBerry User Guide

Manufacturer's Warranty:

  • Parts - 1 Year(s)
  • Labour - 1 Year(s)
  • Base Features
  • Wireless Carrier
    Bell
  • Product Condition
    New
  • Bluetooth
    Bluetooth 4.1 LE
  • Memory - Built-in
    32 GB
  • Memory - Expansion
    MicroSD - Up to 2 TB
  • RAM Size
    3 GB
  • Phone Operating System
    Android
  • SIM Card
    Nano SIM
  • Battery - Standby
    Up To 348 Hours
  • Battery - Talk Time
    Up To 26 Hours
  • Battery Type
    Non removable 3410mAh
  • Connectivity
  • Supported Network/Bands
    1; 2; 4, 5/6; 8; 2100/1900/1700/850/900 MHz; 2100/1900/1800/1700/850/2600/900/700/700/700/800/1900/700/700/2300, 2600/2300/2500 MHz
  • NFC
    Yes
  • Camera
  • Front-Facing Camera Resolution
    2 MP
  • Rear Camera Resolution
    18 MP
  • Front Video Capture Resolution
    720p
  • Rear Video Capture Resolution
    4K; 1080p
  • Camera Flash
    Yes
  • Other Camera Features
    Autofocus; Optical Image Stabilization (OIS)
  • Display
  • Display Resolution
    2560 x 1440
  • Display Size
    5.43 in
  • Other Display Features
    OLED
  • Sensors
  • Physical Features
  • Colour
    Black
  • Dimensions (cm)
    14.7 (W) x 7.72 (H) x 0.94 (D) cm
  • Dimensions (in)
    5.79 (W) x 3.04 (H) x 0.37 (D) in
  • Weight
    192 g
  • Warranty Labour
    1 Year(s)
  • Warranty Parts
    1 Year(s)


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  • from Woodstock
1.0

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  • from Woodstock
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  • from Toronto, ON
1.0

Talk about misleading advertising

There were only 19 units available in Canada: 9 in Thunder Bay and 1 in Halifax. BTW they were locked to Bell.


  • from Guelph, ON
5.0

Blackberry IS in the Android Game

I had a Blackberry Torch and a Z30, both of which I loved. I did hours of research on Android phones but couldn't bring myself to abandon Blackberry. After reading the reviews, I knew the Priv was the "way" to go. Along with this amazing mobile comes a one year, 24/7 telephone assistance with a live agent to help you transition from BB10 to Android and anything else that you need help figuring out. I am a 75 year old woman who uses my BlackBerry for e-mails, BBM, texting and occasionally even as a phone. I am not technically oriented but I believe that doing your own homework and not listening to the naysayers will get you a better product.


  • from London, ON
5.0

Excellent Phone

I've been using the PRIV for a month now and love it. Beautiful screen, access to all the apps, great keyboard, BlackBerry Hub and BB security. The camera is awesome and it shoots amazing stills and video.


  • from Toronto, ON
5.0

best Blackberry yet

Fits the missing link for Blackberry. This phone does it all.


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