With yesterday’s intel pointing toward a June 5th launch of the BlackBerry Q10 it came as little surprise this morning when T-Mobile announced that very date via press release. T-Mobile becomes the first major US wireless carrier to offer the QWERTY BlackBerry 10 smartphone with business customers already having to the option to scoop one up.
“If you love your high-performance touch screen phone, but still crave a QWERTY keyboard, the wait is over – the BlackBerry Q10 is here,” said Jason Young, vice president of marketing at T-Mobile. “Not only does the new 4G LTE BlackBerry device offer the touch screen and the QWERTY keyboard you love, it provides the security, capabilities and speed that users need to stay connected.”
Pricing & Availability
Business customers may order their BlackBerry Q10 now from their B2B sales rep with typical device delivery expected within a week of ordering. The BlackBerry Q10 is expected to be available for consumers in June for $99.99 down with 24 equal monthly payments of $20 for well-qualified buyers for 0% APR O.A.C.1 The smartphone will be available in T-Mobile retail stores, via www.T-Mobile.com and through select dealers and national retail stores. Consumer interested in getting more information on the availability of the Q10 can sign up for alerts at http://explore.t-mobile.com/blackberry-q10.
That’s not all T-Mobile has to offer today as they announce the release of the Samsung Galaxy Exhibit, a budget-friendly device ideal for those customers looking to pick up their smartphone. With a five-megapixel camera and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean already installed, the Galaxy Exhibit is yet another Samsung Galaxy entry in T-Mobile’s lineup.
Available for just $19.99 down, with 24 monthly payments of $9 the Galaxy Exhibit certainly fits the “budget” in budget-friendly.
BlackBerry Q10 from T-Mobile Available June 5
Beginning June 5, T-Mobile’s latest 4G LTE device – the BlackBerry® Q10 – will be available in T-Mobile retail stores, viawww.T-Mobile.com and through select dealers and national retail stores for $99.99 down with 24 equal monthly payments of $20 for well-qualified buyers for 0% APR O.A.C.1 with the new Simple Choice Plan. Customers interested in the BlackBerry Q10 can register to receive alerts at http://explore.t-mobile.com/blackberry-q10.
Business customers have been able to order the BlackBerry Q10 since May 14 with some customers having already received their smartphone. Pricing for business customers begins at $119.99 with qualifying plans.
The new smartphone combines features BlackBerry is known for – a classic BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard and security – with a 3.1” super AMOLED touch screen, the power of the BlackBerry 10 platform and 4G LTE2 and HD Voice capabilities3for 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.
Samsung Galaxy Exhibit
T-Mobile continues to offer budget-friendly and feature-rich 4G smartphones ideal for customers who are upgrading to their first smartphone. Today, May 29, T-Mobile launched the exclusive Samsung Galaxy Exhibit in nationwide T-Mobile retail stores, online at www.T-Mobile.com and in select national retail and dealer stores. The Galaxy Exhibit is available for $19.99 down, with 24 equal monthly payments of $9 for well-qualified T-Mobile customers with 0% APR on approved credit.
The affordable Samsung Galaxy Exhibit features Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and helps consumers stay entertained and connected, including a 5-megapixel camera for photo sharing and video chat and 4G connectivity for a fast web browsing experience.