The Priv is a new secure Android phone that is being offered by Blackberry. There have long been rumors of Blackberry making a new Android-based smartphone, and this has finally been confirmed. The Priv phone is all set to be shipped before the end of this year.
Blackberry's CEO John Chen has revealed that the secure Android phone's name 'Priv' is a reference to the company's "heritage and core mission of protecting our customers' privacy." He sums up the new offering by saying that the new smartphone will bring together "the best of BlackBerry security and productivity with the expansive mobile application ecosystem available on the Android platform."
Secure and functional, the Priv is expected to carve out a healthy nice for itself in the mobile handset market.