BlackBerry, a global leader in mobile communications, has said it would launch a flagship slider device, Priv, which will run on the android operating system. The new device is to bring together the best of Blackberry security and productivity with the expansive mobile application available on the Android platform. This aims at providing support for Android for Work on the BES12 platform. The device is also expected to offer best in class security for enterprise customers.
BlackBerry expects the device to be available late in the calendar year in major markets in-store and online, and will release further details in the coming weeks. The company has, however, expressed its desire to remain committed to the Blackberry 10 operating system which enables industry-leading and productivity benefits.