Picked mine up during the Telus firesale for 149.99, but from Walmart.
Telus was sold out. Went to Best Buy, Futureshop, office Depot, Bell and Roger's stores. None of them would price match. All had excuses why.
Went to walmart. The lovely manager listened to the excuses they all gave and laughed. She told me that if they're going to make B.S. excuses, at least make ones that were reasonable. She then told me she had a playbook and it was a fantastic device and that she would be more than honoured to get me one for the 149.99 pricetag.
First 32 gig was at Product launch at Best Buy retail store in Atlanta GA USA ($599.00)then when price dropped bought 2 more, one 16 gig and one 32 gig at $199.00 and $249.00 at Best Buy retail store, then went online to CraigsList Atlanta and picked up another 32 gig PB for $179.00 new from Seller who received as a Gift at work but needed Cash instead - was unopened "new" Product.
Accessories have all been purchased at Crackberry.com or Blackberry Accessories.com
Leather book Binder Cases, Car 12V power connectors, Mini-keyboard, and etc....
And loads of Free and Paid Software including Sideloaded Apps with Utility
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