Celcom is now offering the Priv, BlackBerry’s latest secure smartphone and its first to run on Android. The phone is available for purchase with either the Celcom First Blue plan or the First Gold plan, depending on which is more appealing to customers.
For the First Blue plan, customers will have to pay a monthly commitment fee of RM45 a month, which grants them 2GB of mobile data and an extra 2GB data that’s equally distributed over the weekend. On top of that, there is also a 2GB quota for Celcom WiFiPlus. Customers will also be receiving 50 minutes of calls and 50 free SMS every month. Once these are depleted, the call and SMS rates are 20 sen/min and 20 sen/SMS respectively.
As for the First Gold plan, customers pay a monthly commitment fee of RM100 and are given 4GB of mobile data, 4GB of Internet distributed over the weekend, and 4GB Celcom WiFiPlus. 100 minutes of calls and 100 SMS will be given free, while calls and SMS rates remain the same at 20 sen per minute and 20 sen per text message respectively.
To recap, the BlackBerry Priv features a dual-curve 5.4-inch 2560 x 1440 OLED display, and is running on a hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor paired with 3GB of RAM. In terms of memory, it has an internal storage of 32GB and is capable of memory expansion of up to 2TB with a microSD card. Rounding out the device’s specifications are an 18MP rear camera, a 3,410mAh battery, and of course, the slide-out keyboard. All these specifications are what makes the Priv BlackBerry’s most powerful device yet.
The BlackBerry Priv can only be purchased under a 24-month contract on either the First Blue or First Gold plan. The device price on the First Blue plan will be RM2,768 and an upfront payment of RM250 is applicable. On the other hand, the Priv will cost RM2,508 should customers opt for the First Gold plan; customers will need to pay an upfront payment of RM450.
(Source: Celcom Online Store)