Consumers interested in the BlackBerry Q10 from Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) will now be able to purchase the device at T-Mobile stores and through the T-Mobile.com website starting June 5.
BlackBerry Q10 on T-Mobile Announcement:
Based on the announcement of T MOBILE US INC (NYSE:TMUS), the BlackBerry Q10 is the latest 4G LTE device carried by T-Mobile for $99. The company said well-qualified buyers may obtain the device with 24 monthly equal payments of $20 at 0% APR O.A.C. with its new Simple Choice Plan.
According to T MOBILE US INC (NYSE:TMUS), the Simple Choice Plan offers unlimited talk, text, and web, no annual service contracts and coverages for $50 per month for the first line plus $30 per month for the second line, and additional lines for only $10 per month. T-Mobile’s unlimited nationwide 4G data costs $20 per month.
Since May 14, business entities have already been placing their orders for the BlackBerry Q10, and some of them have already received their devices. T MOBILE US INC (NYSE:TMUS) said the price for the BlackBerry Q10 for enterprises starts at $119 with a qualifying plan.
BlackBerry Q10 is Better than the BlackBerry Z10
In March, Jefferies analyst Peter Misek said that the demand for the BlackBerry Q10 is better than the BlackBerry Z10. He also cited that Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) is not cutting its build plan for the device to around 6 million per quarter.
The Canadian smartphone manufacturer’s sales for the BlackBerry Q10 went well in Canada and the United Kingdom, according to Misek. The device is selling at thousands of handsets per hour at Selfridges, making it the fastest selling device.
Blackberry Q10 Features:
Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) Blackberry Q10 features a classic Qwerty keyboard and security and integrated with a 3.1-inch super Amoled touch screen, designed with durable and lightweight materials, with super fast browsing capability. It is powered by the BlackBerry 10 operating system.
The device also features the BlackBerry Hub, which helps users manage their professional and personal conversations, BBM messages, and social media updates that enable users to peek into the Hub while using other apps.
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Meanwhile the stock price of Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) is up by nearly 2 percent to $14.42 per share and shares of T MOBILE US INC (NYSE:TMUS) were also up by nearly 2 percent at $21.36 per share after trading hours in New York on Thursday.