09-14-15 07:04 PM
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  1. nottjonforest's Avatar
    I agree! I live in Perth and I have been waiting for this as I wasn't to keen on the original passport shape I even tried to get the AT&T variant as I preferred the shape of that one.
    I disgust me that the price is so ridiculously high Blackberry want people to buy there phones but at $999 Aus Dollars you having a laugh!! especially when in America its $549 on Amazon.com.
    I currently use the classic which I went to from the Z30 but I want something bigger and the new silver Passport fits my brief but not at $999 looks like I am gonna have to look elsewhere now.
    08-09-15 01:01 AM
  2. nottjonforest's Avatar
    I agree!! I am absolutely disgusted at this price its just daylight robbery, I currently use the classic which I went to from the Z30 and even though I love my classic I really miss having something a bit bigger so the silver passport fits my brief because I prefer the physical keyboard.
    I wasn't keen on the original shape of the passport and even tried to get the AT&T variant shipped here to Perth WA but the cost of doing this wasn't worth it so when I saw that the silver edition had been issued I was excited as the shape looks better in my opinion.
    So at $999 Aus Dollars its not going to happen and unless I can source it cheaper from elsewhere if not I will have to look for something different.
    08-09-15 01:10 AM
  3. bhoqeem's Avatar
    same here in Indonesia the Blackberry Passport Silver Edition Priced at $1000
    Huh? Liat di mana? Di kompas tekno 7,5jt kok.

    BlackBerry Passport SQW100-1/10.3.2.2339 on Telkomsel Network
    08-09-15 02:10 AM
  4. eyeb's Avatar
    hm, it's about $50 to mail to Australia I think from the US for about that size of box/weight? I forget, its been a while since I needed to send something there.

    Wouldn't it be cheaper to find a friend in US to buy it for you then mail it? I'd offer but I don't want to be the middleman :S I do that for family already over in Asia lol
    08-09-15 05:28 AM
  5. nottjonforest's Avatar
    eyeb, many thanks for that, it wasn't so much as the cost of shipping it would have been the import tax on top of it, I will just wait to see if I can source it from elsewhere or wait for the price to drop as not many people will buy it at the price here, well I am hoping lol.

    Posted via CB10
    08-09-15 06:22 PM
  6. eyeb's Avatar
    didn't know you paid import tax if someone mailed it to you, I mean a private person not company.

    Like if you bought it in the market on this forums and they mailed it to you, how would they charge you import tax?
    08-09-15 09:46 PM
  7. rohetaku's Avatar
    Hey guys I've started a Aus BlackBerry owners group on BBM if you're interested leave your pin and I'll add you!

    Posted via CB10
    08-10-15 07:32 AM
  8. WilliamLimKS's Avatar
    How about Malaysia? Anytime soon coming to Malaysia?

    Posted via Blackberry Classic
    08-10-15 09:44 AM
  9. Trauma Surgeon's Avatar
    You can buy an Apple Airbook for that price.

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    08-10-15 10:43 AM
  10. Peter Johnson4's Avatar
    $900! That's robbery. A quick calculation using today's exchange rates (8/10/15 mm/dd/yyyy) says it should be no more than $800 AUD!

    Capitalism at its best.
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    08-10-15 08:16 PM
  11. nottjonforest's Avatar
    hm, it's about $50 to mail to Australia I think from the US for about that size of box/weight? I forget, its been a while since I needed to send something there.

    Wouldn't it be cheaper to find a friend in US to buy it for you then mail it? I'd offer but I don't want to be the middleman :S I do that for family already over in Asia lol
    I will take a look and see, but might just wait until the price drops but that might be a while :-(
    08-11-15 04:10 AM
  12. fireedo's Avatar
    Huh? Liat di mana? Di kompas tekno 7,5jt kok.

    BlackBerry Passport SQW100-1/10.3.2.2339 on Telkomsel Network
    Coba aja beli skrng via importir atau via Amazon total jenderal ditangan kalo dikurskan bisa sekitar $1000 .
    Kalo harga resmi mmng bisa 7,5jt bro.
    Persis waktu saya beli passport waktu Thn kmrn, barang sampai di tangan sktr tgl 30 September atau 1 okt 2014 dan total Kena 11jt

    Posted via CB10
    08-11-15 04:15 AM
  13. bhoqeem's Avatar
    Coba aja beli skrng via importir atau via Amazon total jenderal ditangan kalo dikurskan bisa sekitar $1000 .
    Kalo harga resmi mmng bisa 7,5jt bro.
    Persis waktu saya beli passport waktu Thn kmrn, barang sampai di tangan sktr tgl 30 September atau 1 okt 2014 dan total Kena 11jt

    Posted via CB10
    Makanya tunggu rilis di sini dulu, kali. Biar gak kena getok ongkir sama pajak masuk. SE juga mo rilis di sini, kok, ladi diurus izin terbitnya. Mungkin bulan depan. Gw yakin harganya paling mentok 8jt, atau bahkan kurang. Gw beli Passport original persis 7,5 kok bulan maret lalu.

    BlackBerry Passport SQW100-1/10.3.2.2339 on Telkomsel Network
    08-11-15 04:38 AM
  14. fireedo's Avatar
    Makanya tunggu rilis di sini dulu, kali. Biar gak kena getok ongkir sama pajak masuk. SE juga mo rilis di sini, kok, ladi diurus izin terbitnya. Mungkin bulan depan. Gw yakin harganya paling mentok 8jt, atau bahkan kurang. Gw beli Passport original persis 7,5 kok bulan maret lalu.

    BlackBerry Passport SQW100-1/10.3.2.2339 on Telkomsel Network
    Siip dah ... yg penting blackberry survive dan ttp berinovasi
    08-11-15 07:02 AM
  15. ramiusm's Avatar
    I'm keen to join the Australian BBM group.
    pin:2ADC1B62

    Posted via CB10
    08-11-15 07:32 AM
  16. Ian2101's Avatar
    Hey fellow Aussies, would you like to join our BBM Australia Group, ? Aussie residents only but some great banter...Pls add me on BBM and state Australia or Oz in comments

    Thanks guys
    2BECB684

    Ian

    Posted via CB10
    08-11-15 10:08 PM
  17. anon(4067838)'s Avatar
    Hey fellow Aussies, would you like to join our BBM Australia Group, ? Aussie residents only but some great banter...Pls add me on BBM and state Australia or Oz in comments

    Thanks guys
    2BECB684

    Ian

    Posted via CB10
    Invite sent!


     Posted by Passport, BlackBerry's Beast 
    08-11-15 11:14 PM
  18. tuanph.aus's Avatar
    please send me invite to australian BBM

    My pin is 2BF112DD
    08-27-15 10:16 PM
  19. TheBond's Avatar
    Add me up too mate.
    pin:2BEB4182

    I'm thinking of getting Silver Edition too but just want to wait out to see if it's plagued with any screen lifting or generic issues as getting it fixed would be almost impossible.

    Posted via CB10 using PassportSQW100-1/10.3.1.2576
    09-13-15 06:13 PM
  20. tw1g_007's Avatar
    Why don't you guys just leave Australia and come to the USA? You won't miss it too much.

     вιaсĸвεггч ᕵαssρσяτ SE via CB10 (AT&T OS 10.3.2.2339)
    09-13-15 07:30 PM
  21. emanuel0ss0's Avatar
    Is it cheaper from someone in United States to buy it and ship it to Australia??

    Post via my Awesome Red Passport running on T-Mobile Unlimited Data. SQW100-1/10.3.2.2339
    09-13-15 08:39 PM
  22. mad_mdx's Avatar
    Is it cheaper from someone in United States to buy it and ship it to Australia??

    Post via my Awesome Red Passport running on T-Mobile Unlimited Data. SQW100-1/10.3.2.2339
    Not likely by much.
    First of all, USD and AUD aren't the same dollar.
    Second, import taxes. Guess what? If you have to pay them, so does the retailer you're buying from
    Third, taxes and other miscellaneous things that are included
    Fourth, the retailer.

    Shopbb sells at MSRP, but the Australian retailer can sell at any price he wants

    The galaxy s6 and iphone 6 both sell at the same price (just about)
    So it seems to be a fair price.
    09-13-15 09:37 PM
  23. emanuel0ss0's Avatar
    Not likely by much.
    First of all, USD and AUD aren't the same dollar.
    Second, import taxes. Guess what? If you have to pay them, so does the retailer you're buying from
    Third, taxes and other miscellaneous things that are included
    Fourth, the retailer.

    Shopbb sells at MSRP, but the Australian retailer can sell at any price he wants

    The galaxy s6 and iphone 6 both sell at the same price (just about)
    So it seems to be a fair price.
    Didn't know all that. When I went to buy my wife's iphone at the store, there was a huge line of people buying iPhones with gift cards. When I asked someone why a lot of people are buying with gift cards, they said it's cheaper to buy them here and ship them to China. It's the reason I brought it up.

    Post via my Awesome Red Passport running on T-Mobile Unlimited Data. SQW100-1/10.3.2.2339
    09-13-15 09:44 PM
  24. Stephen Green's Avatar
    Aussie taxes must be quite high! Got my SE for $ 720 CDN taxes included.


    BlackBerry Passport SE on Rogers in Victoria BC Canada to CB 10
    09-13-15 10:38 PM
  25. royabsa's Avatar
    Black is for $425 and Silver is for $550 here in Lebanon. Oh forgot the Red version which is $490. To compare, an iPhone 6 16GB here is $625 while a Samsung GS6 is $440.

    Posted via CB10
    09-13-15 11:01 PM
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