BlackBerry has dropped the price of their BlackBerry Priv smartphone in the US to $499 for a limited time.
The price of the handset has also been reduced for a limited time in a number of other countries, these include the UK, France, Germany, Canada and some other European countries.
As a reminder the device features a 5.4 inch display with a Quad HD resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels, processing is provided by a Snapdragon 808 processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM.
The handset has 32GB of built in storage and a mciroSD card slot and there is also dual cameras. On the front there is a 2 megapixel camera for video chat and on the back there is an 18 megapixel camera for photos and videos.