BlackBerry’s flagship Android smartphone, the Priv, will soon go on sale in the United States, as it has cleared the FCC hurdle. Three different versions of the device having model numbers STV100-1, STV100-3, and STV100-4 have been certified by the agency under the IDs L6ARHK210LW, L6ARHL210LW, and L6ARHM180LW.
Priv pre-registration starts today
FCC approval comes a day after the Priv was seen briefly on the official online store, revealing the prices of the unlocked models in the U.S. and Canada, among other details. The BlackBerry Priv will cost $750 and $949 in the U.S. and Canada, respectively. The site listed the shipping date of the device as Nov. 16. Carphone Warehouse in the U.K. and Rogers in Canada are among the retailers that are accepting pre-orders for the Priv. Interested buyers will be able to preorder the smartphone today, as per expectations.