There is good news for the folks in Hong Kong who fancy BlackBerry devices. The BlackBerry Priv Android-powered smartphone pre-orders have officially started in the city and anyone from Hong Kong can now place their pre-order for only HK$6,488 (that’s around $838 US).
The phone is available from the following retailers in Hong Kong :
- China Mobile Hong Kong Company Limited
- SmarTone Mobile Communications limited
- And several other retailers
You can read the full press release from BlackBerry below :
PRIV BY BLACKBERRY IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER IN HONG KONG
Hong Kong – November 2, 2015 – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), a global leader in secure mobile communications, today announced that PRIV™ by BlackBerry®, the first-ever BlackBerry smartphone powered by Android™ is now available for pre-order in Hong Kong through local carriers and major chain stores.
PRIV combines the best of BlackBerry’s productivity, security and privacy features with the wide world of Google Play™ store apps. Featuring an elegant, slim design with a slide-out physical keyboard, 5.4-inch dual-curved screen and powerful 18MP camera, PRIV is the epitome of form and function and builds on BlackBerry’s vaunted legacy of securing and keeping data private.
Highlights of PRIV include:
Stunning 5.4” dual-curved screen
Long lasting 3410 mAh battery
Both touch and physical keyboards
Schneider-Kreuznach® certified camera
Extraordinary audio quality
PRIV also introduces the exclusive DTEK™ by BlackBerry warning system app to provide you with the power of privacy.
For more information on the PRIV, please visit www.BlackBerry.com/PRIV.
Pricing and Availability
PRIV is available at an MSRP of HK$6,488 and is currently available for pre-order through csl. and 1O1O under CSL Mobile Limited, China Mobile Hong Kong Company Limited, SmarTone Mobile Communications Limited and 3 Hong Kong; as well as authorized resellers including Broadway Photo Supply Ltd, Chung Yuen Electrical Co, Ltd, Fortress, Hong Kong Suning and Nuance-Watson (HK) Limited and our distributor Qool International Ltd.
*Android is a trademark of Google Inc.
BlackBerry is securing a connected world, delivering innovative solutions across the entire mobile ecosystem and beyond. We secure the world’s most sensitive data across all end points – from cars to smartphones – making the mobile-first enterprise vision a reality. Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario, BlackBerry operates offices in North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America. The Company trades under the ticker symbols “BB” on the Toronto Stock Exchange and “BBRY” on the NASDAQ. For more information, visit www.BlackBerry.com.