Unlocked BlackBerry Z10 priced at £480 by Carphone Warehouse?

Unlocked BlackBerry Z10 priced at £480  by Carphone Warehouse?
A screenshot, allegedly of the internal database at Carphone Warehouse, shows that the retailer plans on charging £480 for an unlocked BlackBerry Z10 in white. Earlier rumors revealed that in the U.S., the phone will sell with a carrier subsidy for less than the usual $199.99. The next lowest price point is usually $149.99. At the long awaited RIM press event on Wednesday to announce BlackBerry 10, it is believed that both the all-touch BlackBerry Z10 and the physical QWERTY packin' BlackBerry X10 will be unveiled.

A video that we showed you last week comparing the BlackBerry Z10 to the Apple iPhone 5 revealed that BlackBerry 10 will come with a voice activated personal assistant similar to Siri. And for those who worry about the lack of media options for the new models, there is expected to be a selection of movies and television shows available for purchase from BlackBerry App World amongst the 70,000 apps that are supposed to on the shelves of  the online application store at the time of the launch.

source: Engadget

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Z10
  • Display 4.2" 768 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 1800 mAh(10h 3G talk time)

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20 Comments

1. maxis3G unregistered

are you kidding me??

4. No_Nonsense unregistered

Is this a good price over there? It's a good one here if it translates to around 33k INR.

2. timtimity

Posts: 196; Member since: Aug 13, 2012

Interesting price if true. Carphone Warehouse tend to be expensive. An unlocked S3 costs £500 from them but can be found for £385 from other sites and the Xperia S is £380 and can be found elsewhere for £280. I think you'll probably be able to pick this up for £400-450. Edit: They're selling the Nexus 4 for £450!!!

14. TMach unregistered

Not a fan of CPW but I bought my Nexus 4 from them and it was £389 (Sim Free) but note they have jacked the price up to £449. However, they are also selling it on Pay As You Go for £379 plus £10 top up which equates to £389 and as they do not lock their phones, this would be the better option!

17. timtimity

Posts: 196; Member since: Aug 13, 2012

I noticed that when I was looking on their website and couldn't quite understand that!

3. wildcard

Posts: 65; Member since: Jan 15, 2013

sell sell blackberry Z10 do ur best!!!

6. gmracer1

Posts: 646; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

That's not a screenshot. It's a cellphone pic >.>

15. daftastic

Posts: 87; Member since: Jan 07, 2013

It's a shot of a screen. LOL

7. Tsepz_GP

Posts: 1175; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

RIM are gone hit the ground running and guns blazing, they really mean business it seems. Cant wait for the Wednesday event. :)

8. gmracer1

Posts: 646; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

RIM isn't 'gone.'

9. Tsepz_GP

Posts: 1175; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Read my post over and over again until you FULLY understand what I'm saying.

10. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

Had to say gonna . loool

11. Tsepz_GP

Posts: 1175; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

There we go! Lol, autocorrect got me, had written gonna and it changed it to gone :/

12. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

wow... thats expensive!

13. wendygarett unregistered

Lucky American, if $149 contract are true...

20. Veritas_Aurora

Posts: 19; Member since: Jan 27, 2013

But what i cared is the off-contract price

16. jsdechavez

Posts: 799; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

Blackberry devices are overrated and overpriced anyway.. Always used/preferred Nokia Eseries devices back then specially when BBM was not yet available here.

18. KazEmpire

Posts: 39; Member since: Nov 07, 2011

MS-DOS??? Are you Kidding me?

19. Veritas_Aurora

Posts: 19; Member since: Jan 27, 2013

linux I think

21. Zenik

Posts: 5; Member since: Jun 16, 2013

The unlock price £480 for BlackBerry Z10 is quite high i think, as i buy code from safeunlockcode.com and the price is very low here and the code also work well, i faced no issue.

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