1. Spawn12's Avatar
    UK is Blackberry's biggest market in Europe, it currently has around 3.4% market share which is above the global market share. There are around 2.75million Blackberry users in the UK.
    I know and that makes it harder to believe as I don't see many people with bb's anymore. It's all iphones and Androids that I see.

    Out of my group of 20 friends, there were about 15 including me that used bb's extensively. Now I'm the only person who has a bb, the rest have moved to the latest iphones or androids...more android than iPhone.

    Anyhow I don't see many selling at this price point other than the hardcore BlackBerry fans but as much as I am one, I'm loathed to pay that much when I know in a few weeks or mths the price will drop like it did with the z30 when that was released last year.

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    09-24-14 06:41 AM
  2. Aneres11's Avatar
    FYI, just called Manchester Trafford Centre store. Got put straight through to the tech department where I asked if they were selling the BB Passport. Bloke went "Yep, it's come in this morning we're selling it now!" I asked if there was a colour choice, price etc and I heard him asking a colleague who was relating back to him that there wasn't a price showing.

    She then came on the phone and said "it's not actually going on sale until 3pm, so we can't give any information out other than that sorry."
    I said it was fine and asked if they could hold one for me but she said no as they can't turn people away if there are people who want them there and then.

    Looks like I've got a decision to make whether to go for 3pm or not then...
    09-24-14 06:47 AM
  3. Publisher1963's Avatar
    ...Looks like I've got a decision to make whether to go for 3pm or not then...
    Easy - GO,GO,GO...!!!!!!!!!!



    Posted via CB10... on my Z30 10.2.1
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    09-24-14 06:49 AM
  4. SpenceK's Avatar
    Looks like I've got a decision to make whether to go for 3pm or not then...
    Something tells me you will be speaking to said shop assistant in person around 15:10pm !
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    09-24-14 06:51 AM
  5. Alfisti2016's Avatar
    Baah. My partner works 30 minutes from the store. I just said "Fk it!, go get me one. After waiting all this time, and extra 50+ means nothing. I still have my z10 + z30 to sell. I could surely get 170 for both of those. Takes this baby down to about 390 ish. Funny thing is, I have not even held the phone; just taking a big jump!
    Make sure she picks up a nano sim too...

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    09-24-14 06:52 AM
  6. Aneres11's Avatar
    I really dunno... What to do what to do. Getting there is a bit of a pain, and I'd miss the event if I left to get there for 3...
    09-24-14 06:56 AM
  7. QwertyUser4's Avatar
    I'm heading down there now. Want to check it out
    09-24-14 07:12 AM
  8. Taigatrommel's Avatar
    Looks like I've got a decision to make whether to go for 3pm or not then...
    Of course you'll be there! Go get it! If I would have the opportunity to get one today in Germany at Cyberport or Saturn, I'd be already riding the train down to Hamburg!

    Hopefully not double-typed with my Q10
    09-24-14 07:16 AM
  9. Banco's Avatar
    I'm not sure anything is cheap at Selfridges. It's hardly a pound shop. I would think it's cheaper elsewhere shortly afterwards.

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    09-24-14 07:18 AM
  10. Aneres11's Avatar
    Well, I've decided. I'm leaving at 2 to go and buy one. I'll post back later, hopefully I can get one.

    It's more than I wanted to pay, but I have my current handset to sell and some other stuff which can help me recoup some funds.

    Exciting!
    Publisher1963 likes this.
    09-24-14 07:45 AM
  11. SpenceK's Avatar
    Well, I've decided. I'm leaving at 2 to go and buy one. I'll post back later, hopefully I can get one. It's more than I wanted to pay, but I have my current handset to sell and some other stuff which can help me recoup some funds. Exciting!
    Haha, I sense a weakness in the force! Just waiting for my partner to pull her finger out and get those buns down to Selfridges. Can't badger her any more. I'm already getting the "530 for a phone that looks weird, for a phone you have not held, or tried - and one that will most likely be 100's cheaper by the end of next month". Part of me wanted to say, in the smiling manner one would address their respected partner, "STFU! and get da fook!".
    09-24-14 07:59 AM
  12. Skillshop's Avatar
    Was that the COW store in Manchester said they had them?
    09-24-14 08:01 AM
  13. bluelights's Avatar
    I'm on my way now too! Just on the tube now

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    09-24-14 08:06 AM
  14. Spawn12's Avatar
    On my way too as well lol

    Posted via CB10
    09-24-14 08:15 AM
  15. jsanakonda's Avatar
    I payed 580 for Q10 first week from Carphonewarehouse.
    So what?

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    09-24-14 08:25 AM
  16. timee80's Avatar
    Was thinking of trading up to the passport from my q10 but at this price, ill not bother. I think I'll try and pick up a bargain z30 from those looking to upgrade.... I miss ever getting rid of my z30 anyway

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    09-24-14 08:26 AM
  17. paolo73's Avatar
    On my way too as well lol

    Posted via CB10
    Spawn12 do us a favour and see if you can find out how many units they have in stock so I know whether it's worth heading down after work. Thanks and enjoy!!!

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    09-24-14 08:37 AM
  18. wobus's Avatar
    Today I have been to O2, which now does not sell BlackBerry (I will move my business elsewhere) , CPW and Vodafone both which hadn't heard of it ; "but if you want an new iPhone 6 no problem". Selfridges here I come.

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    09-24-14 08:44 AM
  19. Spawn12's Avatar
    Ok am here waiting, soon to be unveiled. Price is 529 and they have quite a few units. They won't tell me how many they have. Quite a few people here tho waiting.

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    09-24-14 08:58 AM
  20. Legal Eagle's Avatar
    Waiting to see who is the first one to post "got the box in my hand " !!!
    09-24-14 09:00 AM
  21. Aneres11's Avatar
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    Oops... Haha

    The BB lady was really nice. I had to have my photo taken in front of the stand with my box as I was the first one to buy it! So embarrassing!

    Now to get home and play!
    09-24-14 09:15 AM
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    Oops... Haha

    The BB lady was really nice. I had to have my photo taken in front of the stand with my box as I was the first one to buy it! So embarrassing!

    Now to get home and play!
    Congratulations, someone had to be first so why not you !!!
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    09-24-14 09:16 AM
  23. Divefire's Avatar
    This reminds me of the app store fiasco we had for years, where UK pricing was so much higher than US pricing. Same again, had it been 440 or so (a rough price parity with the US) I would have been happy to trade my Q10 in for one. Now, I look forward to the inevitable price crash.
    09-24-14 09:25 AM
  24. SpenceK's Avatar
    You lucky lucky man.
    09-24-14 09:27 AM
  25. QwertyUser4's Avatar
    Had a good play with one. Awesome little device!
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    09-24-14 09:35 AM
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