BlackBerry Touch a.k.a. Monza/Monaco pops up for sale in Dubai; can be yours for $1500
0. phoneArena 19 Jul 2011, 04:31 posted on
The BlackBerry Touch, or Monza, or whatever its real name may be, has yet to make its debut on the market, but nevertheless, somebody managed to sneak out a pre-sale unit for themselves...
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1. Som Varman (unregistered)
in $1500 you can get many phones
2. OsirisRa (Posts: 46; Member since: 17 Dec 2010)
I've seen Chinese KIRF phones that look better this unit. Hopefully the production unit doesn't look so cheap.
4. PhoneLuver (Posts: 467; Member since: 05 Jul 2010)
I've played around with this phone and it's a very good phone! The body is very sturdy and it feels like a quality handset. The touch screen feels very good and high-end. The OS seems quite stable too!
It's definitely the best of the new Blackberries devices and is a suitable alternative to people who are used to high-end touchscreen devices.
All that being said, I seriously doubt whether it's worth $1500!! For that price there are tons of alternative devices on other platforms that are better supported and have a wider variety and better quality of apps!
5. CDC (unregistered)
that thing is ugly!
6. vzwbb21 (Posts: 33; Member since: 05 Jun 2010)
doesn't every pre-released high end phone that goes on some form of a bidding site where the price is outrageously high?
7. Gawain (Posts: 363; Member since: 15 Apr 2010)
I don't know why people's jaws are dropping over this kind of stuff. Remember when the BlackBerry "Javelin" (aka Curve 8900) pre-production unit that sold for $17,000.00 on eBay...that was just a couple years ago.
In a way, it shows how the mighty have fallen a bit. This handset definitely has my interest though.