T-Mobile’s list of LTE-ready devices grows yet again this morning with the official announcement of the BlackBerry Q10 availability. T-Mobile announced the device back on April 24th with the registration page going live for business customers on April 30th. Fast-forward to May 14th and we’ve finally got something a little more concrete from the UNcarrier.
Beginning today, business customers can work with their B2B reps and purchase the Q10 for $119 with qualifying rate plans.
Consumer customers on T-Mobile can expect to pick up the Q10 sometime in June for $99.99 down with 24 monthly payments of $20 each. The Q10 will be available through T-Mobile’s company-owned retail stores, T-Mobile.com, select dealers and national retail stores.
The registration page is now live for T-Mobile’s consumer customers at http://explore.t-mobile.com/blackberry-q10.
The Q10 features:
- 3.1? SuperAMOLED display, 720×720 resolution at 330ppi
- Blackberry 10 OS
- Dual-core 1.5GHz processor
- 35-key physical QWERTY keyboard
- 2GB RAM
- 16GB internal memory
- 8 megapixel rear facing camera
- 1080p video recording
- 2 megapixel front-facing camera
- LTE, HSPA+ connectivity
Pricing and Availability
Today, business customers can work directly with their B2B sales rep to order their BlackBerry Q10. Pricing for business customers begins at $119.99 with qualifying plans.
The BlackBerry Q10 is expected to be available for T-Mobile consumer customers in June for $99.99 down with 24 equal monthly payments of $20 for well-qualified buyers for 0% APR O.A.C. The smartphone will be available in T-Mobile retail stores, via www.T-Mobile.com and through select dealers and national retail stores. Consumer customers interested in the Q10 can register at http://explore.t-mobile.com/blackberry-q10.
The new smartphone combines features BlackBerry is known for – the BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard and security – with a 3.1” touch screen, the power of the BlackBerry 10 platform and 4G LTE and HD Voice capabilities for a premium customer experience. BlackBerry® Hub helps manage personal and professional conversations, BBM™ messages, social media updates, or notifications with the ability to “peek” into the Hub from anywhere. To learn more about features and capabilities, visit the BlackBerry Q10 media kit.
T-Mobile Simple Choice Plans
For consumer and small business customers, T-Mobile’s Simple Choice or Simple Choice for Business Plans allow customers to design their plan based on the number of lines and amount of high-speed data required. There are no caps and no overages, and no restrictive annual service contracts. To provide added value for small business customers, T-Mobile’s Business Extras bundle allows customers with capable devices to access business-focused capabilities or solutions, like 24/7 remote IT support and paper-to-mobile forms conversion, valued at more than $400 for free. More information about T-Mobile’s Simple Choice and Simple Choice for Business plans can be found at http://explore.t-mobile.com/whyt-mobile and http://business.t-mobile.com/small-business. More information about T-Mobile’s Business Extras can also be found at http://business.t-mobile.com/small-business.