BlackBerry Priv to get Android 6.0 Marshmallow update next year

By November 8th, 2015 AT 12:40 PM

BlackBerry Priv, the Canadian smartphone company’s first true Android smartphone, was announced recently. The device was released with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with the company’s own take such as BlackBerry Hub and Productivity Tab. However, the company has announced that it will rollout Android 6.0 Marshmallow “sometime in the next year“.

BlackBerry Priv

Apart from this, BlackBerry, which is known for its security, has announced that it will release monthly updates to the device for better security. The device went on sale in the US last week, but it has not launched yet in India. It is expected that the BlackBerry Priv will launch in India soon after it goes live in other markets.

The BlackBerry Priv features a 5.4-inch QHD AMOLED display, a 64-bit hexa-core Snapdragon 808 processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage space, a microSD card slot, an 18-megapixel primary camera with OIS and 4K video recording, a 2-megapixel secondary camera, and a 3,410 mAh battery.

Also Read: Here’s a list of all the smartphones that are poised to receive Android 6.0 Marshmallow update

Read More: BlackBerry Priv officially announced, the company’s first Android smartphone

Computer science engineer turned technology blogger. Following consumer electronics industry closely from 2006, he can now predict pretty much where the market is heading. He has a dream to own Android, Windows Phone and iOS smartphones all at the same time.

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