Was that Priv merely the vanguard? Under the code name "Vienna" BlackBerry might already have a second Android phone in the pipeline. but this dispenses with a slider mechanism, instead, the physical keyboard is mounted directly below the display.
With the BlackBerry Priv (unboxing) entered the Canadians completely new territory - after all, the stylish slider was the first pure Android smartphone of the manufacturer. So far, the 5.4 inch smartphone leaves in the newsroom a good, though not outstanding impression, but a final judgment remains, of course, our review of the BlackBerry Priv reserved, which will be read shortly in GIGA ANDROID. In the meantime, however, the rumor mill is simmering on the longer-term Android ambitions of the manufacturer: Under the code name "Vienna" another Android smartphone is now made its appearance, the BlackBerry might have in store.
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In contrast to the Priv the second Android phone from the house of Blackberry waived but apparently come to a slider mechanism, but is a classic smartphone in bar form to the market and always wear his physical keyboard under the display on display. Then let undoubtedly close the Render pictures that have emerged in the US colleagues at CrackBerry. This means that the Vienna-oriented again more in the design of traditional BlackBerry smartphones. Moreover, Vienna will be available in at least four colors and are believed to have a structured back.
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BlackBerry Vienna - the favorable alternative to priv?
The technical equipment of the BlackBerry Vienna, however, is not yet known. However, it is striking that the unit has obviously no display, the sides are tapered like the BlackBerry Priv. This could be an indication that the Vienna and thus settles technically priced below the Priv. The high starting price of 799 euros resulting presumably in many prospective abdominal pain - possibly the Vienna could therefore be a cheaper alternative. At this stage, but these are only speculations, because first the Vienna must first be officially presented.
BlackBerry Vienna: Presentation unlikely before 2016
When exactly this will be the case is still in the stars - since the year but slowly coming to an end and the BlackBerry Priv officially comes only on 16 November in the trade, should not be with the Vienna expected before the 2016th That the device is then marketed as "Vienna", is doubtful for the rest: even the Priv was developed at the time under the code name "Venice", but got missed another name to market launch. The preference for European cities name is so obviously shared only in BlackBerry development department, but not in sales and marketing of the Group.
Source and images: CrackBerry, via: Pocketnow
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