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Leaked memo shows the BlackBerry Z30 with a SRP of $699.95, unlocked at Bell

0. phoneArena posted on 07 Oct 2013, 02:25

Last month, we told you about a leaked document that revealed that Canadian carrier Bell would be offering its customers the BlackBerry Z30; another top Canadian carrier, Telus, is also expected to carry the most powerful 'Berry ever and the first one to offer a 5 inch display. Canada's largest mobile operator, Rogers, announced this past week that it would not be carrying the model...

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posted on 07 Oct 2013, 03:37 4

1. cc3493 (Posts: 158; Member since: 06 Jul 2013)

Isnt that a bit too expensive?

posted on 07 Oct 2013, 04:57 3

2. Rocksteady (unregistered)

As if Blackberry needs this now.
They got to price their devices right to help boost the sales rate.
Seriously, who is gonna spend that amount of money on a device that runs a platform on the verge of death?!

posted on 07 Oct 2013, 07:58

5. GadgetsMcGoo (Posts: 168; Member since: 15 Mar 2013)

Governments around the world are buying them by the boatloads because of all the snooping that's been going around. Intergovernmental snooping. Governments snooping on international companies. .... Secrets to some are more valuable than 1000 folds on the SRP of these.

posted on 07 Oct 2013, 05:03

3. Bozzor (Posts: 188; Member since: 02 May 2012)

SRP $699...street price

posted on 07 Oct 2013, 05:12 3

4. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 3718; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)

Too costly. Why some OEMs are keeping this hefty price tags? IDK.
Still keeping these prices while dying. Strange!!!

posted on 07 Oct 2013, 09:03

6. jellmoo (Posts: 1973; Member since: 31 Oct 2011)

"Unknown is the subsidized pricing for the handset, which will be available with two and three year contracts."

Canadian carriers have recently gotten rid of 3 year contracts.

posted on 07 Oct 2013, 09:46

7. Dastrix (unregistered)

Seriously? Wayy to overpriced. Moving on... BB needs to capitalize on key markets where its brand is still relevant, especially in Asia and Africa, and that means making features phones just like Nokia Asha. Ashas have known success in these regions because of Nokia's brand reputation. But no, BB went the flagship way... How the heck can this compete? This phone is dead upon arrival. All the best BB, enjoy making your last phone while it lasts.

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