BlackBerry Priv breaks cover and slides in to view

blackberry priv hands onThere have been various tidbits land about the new smartphone from BlackBerry, the Priv, but now there’s been some hands-on action.

Yes, there’s been some official press renders from BlackBerry and even the video below but a Reddit user has posted some hot pics.

These latest photos of the BlackBerry Priv were posted on Reddit by Imsorandom who managed to get his mits on the device at a recent conference.

The device is said to be packing a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, probably either an 808 or 810.

blackberry PrivThe Priv is also rumoured to feature 3GB of RAM and will come with a 5.4-inch Quad HD display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels, plus the renowned BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard that slides out.

The Priv will feature a front facing 5 megapixel camera for selfies and the rear camera will be an 18 megapixel unit that can record 4K video.

blackberry priv slideThe handset will run Google’s Android OS and will have full access to the Google Play Store as well as a range of BlackBerry features built in, including some security software.

blackberry priv backNovember is the time everyone is expecting the BlackBerry Priv to to launch so official deets should appear very soon.