BlackBerry devices since 2015 (with the release of BlackBerry Priv) no longer use the BlackBerry 10 operating system, but Android operating system instead, which uses the Google Play app store.
Does BlackBerry use Android apps?
2 update for the BlackBerry 10 OS, BlackBerry has introduced a new feature to support Android apps by converting them from a . apk file to a . A user with a BlackBerry 10 device running OS version 10.2 or later can download and use an Android app converted in this way.
Can I still use a BlackBerry phone?
Sadly, those days are gone, and while BlackBerry may still have users, its lost its mojo. In 2016, BlackBerry announced that it would no longer be making devices of its own, with TCL picking up the license.