1. Taka13's Avatar
    This is NOT a thread to discuss the release date of the phone or complain that it's not released in the US yet. Rather it is about the price that the Blackberry Bold will be introduced at. I'm guessing about $300. I understand that the Blackberry Bold with a three year contract is about $349 with Rogers but more ATT relevant information proves otherwise.

    The Blackberry 8820 is $300 and I think that it can be argued that it's the closest to the Bold in terms of features. The 8310/8320 are both great phones but they both give up either WiFi or GPS.

    I don't want to believe that it'll be more expensive than the current high end Blackberry and ATT isn't really into price gouging when it comes to phones.
    Last edited by Taka13; 08-28-08 at 01:35 PM. Reason: Meant to reference the Blackberry Curve
    08-28-08 12:05 AM
  2. UFdlim's Avatar
    Considering it can be had for less than $200 USD on T-Mobile DE, AT&T has the option to price it much lower than $300. However, they likely will not.
    08-28-08 12:09 AM
  3. avmsam's Avatar
    actually the bold is 399 with 3 yr contract form rogers
    08-28-08 12:28 AM
  4. Duvi's Avatar
    $250-$300, only because of the iPhone.
    08-28-08 01:00 AM
  5. Duvi's Avatar
    And the 8820 is $249.99


    8810? When did this come out? There is only 8800 and 8820 on the GSM side. 8830 on the CDMA side.

    8820 has both WiFi and GPS. No Camera or 3g though.
    08-28-08 01:03 AM
  6. avmsam's Avatar
    what price do new blackberries usually come out for?

    how much was it when any of the curves came out or any of the 8800 series?
    08-28-08 01:20 AM
  7. cneugebauer's Avatar
    About a month ago before the iPhone launch our COR price list showed the Curve 8310 as $149.99 with standard 2-year contract for future pricing. Soon as the iPhone was released a new price list was released and the mysterious $150 Curve was gone back to $249.99. Chances are the Curve WILL drop to $149.99 as soon as or a little before the Bold is released and with a hinted price from our usual RIM lady in store suggested, it will be comparable to the iPhones price.

    What does that mean? Figure it out. How much is the iPhone with a new 2-year contract?

    Also don't bring up the 88xx series with AT&T. It's phased out. Special request only.
    08-28-08 02:11 AM
  8. JohnTitor's Avatar
    $399 contract price / $550 no contract price
    08-28-08 07:08 AM
  9. Outrigger's Avatar
    Also don't bring up the 88xx series with AT&T. It's phased out. Special request only.
    Not sure where you got this info. Its on the ATT's website like its always been for both new and refurb.
    08-28-08 08:36 AM
  10. Allyson Kazmucha's Avatar
    Will it be the same as Rogers for retail, 649 outright price?
    08-28-08 09:01 AM
  11. Jackal's Avatar
    $399 contract price / $550 no contract price
    Nice guess... i sure hope so.

    $399 sounds pretty accurate. I mean Rogers charges that for a 3yr. AT&T doesn't have 3 year contracts. AT&T is more generous with their subsidizing than Rogers. I'd say its either $300, $350, $399 on contract. Everyone would like to see it priced with the iPhone but they are simply two different devices. AT&T markets them as such. I have no clue however what their retail price will be. Which sucks because thats how most of us will buy it.
    08-28-08 02:04 PM
  12. Redneckbutlerboy's Avatar
    Not sure where you got this info. Its on the ATT's website like its always been for both new and refurb.
    I was told the same thing last week. Only by spical order since its being phased out.
    08-28-08 02:09 PM
  13. Jackal's Avatar
    I was told the same thing last week. Only by spical order since its being phased out.
    That doesnt make much sense because its the only really "business" oriented blackberry on the market right now in the US. Most businesses don't allow camera phones and both the curve and pearl are more consumer oriented devices as they are pushing more multimedia properties.

    But, you could look at this as a good thing. It means that they have a lot of reserves of 8800 series and they're trying to get rid of them so they can start selling bolds. The only thing is, I would expect them to have a sale on 8800s instead.
    08-28-08 02:12 PM
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