Black Friday always offers consumers some of the best deals on popular tech products. BlackBerry has announced its own Black Friday sale where customers can get huge discounts on some of its most popular smartphones.
Black Friday is only a few days away and retailers are betting that huge discounts on popular technology products will drive more consumers to purchase items online and in-store. We've been covering some of the best deals on in-demand devices, including gaming consoles like Sony's PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's Xbox One, as well as smartphone offers from Verizon, Sprint and AT&T.
While you might be hard pressed to find a Black Friday deal from major U.S. carriers on BlackBerry smartphones, that doesn't mean you can't score one directly from the handset maker. BlackBerry has announced its Black Friday sale will allow customers to save up to 53 percent off select smartphones.
Unlocked BlackBerry Priv $299
BlackBerry fans can get a great deal on the company's current flagship smartphone, the BlackBerry Priv. The handset is the first BlackBerry to be powered by Android and features the company's iconic QWERTY keyboard. It includes a 5.4-inch 2,560 x 1,440 Quad HD dual-curved AMOLED display, Snapdragon 808 processor, 3 GB of RAM, 18-megapixel camera, 32 GB of internal storage and a microSD expansion slot that supports up to 256 GB microSD cards.
While BlackBerry normally sells the unlocked BlackBerry Priv for $649, customers can purchase the smartphone for $299 during the company's Black Friday sale.
Unlocked DTEK50 By BlackBerry $229
If you want a BlackBerry smartphone that runs Android but don't need the Priv's slide out QWERTY keyboard, the DTEK50 by BlackBerry offers users a 5.2-inch 1,920 x 1,080 Full HD display and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The handset is powered by an octa-core processor, 3 GB of RAM, 13-megpixel camera, 16 GB of internal storage and a microSD expansion slot that supports up to 2 TB microSD card.
BlackBerry currently sells the unlocked DTEK50 for $299 but during its Black Friday sale, customers can purchase the device for $229.
Unlocked BlackBerry Passport And BlackBerry Leap
While BlackBerry hasn't released any new smartphones running its homegrown BlackBerry 10 OS, it is offering a few devices during its Black Friday sale. The BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition, which features a stainless-steel frame, 4.5-inch screen, physical QWERTY keyboard, 13-megapixel camera, 32 GB of internal storage and a microSD expansion slot that supports up to 128 GB microSD card is on sale for $299. The BlackBerry Passport Black ditches the stainless-steel frame and keeps most of the specs of the higher end Silver Edition and is being offered for $249.
BlackBerry is also offering the entry level BlackBerry Leap in choice of Shadow Grey and White. The smartphone features a 5-inch 720P display, 8-megapixel camera, 16 GB of internal storage and a microSD expansion slot that supports up to 128 GB microSD card. The unlocked BlackBerry Leap is on sale for $159.