1. thp007's Avatar
    I was at the Future Shop tonight buying I-Con case for my PB. They didn't have any in the store so I asked for raincheck but the manager said they don't that with the boxing specials but was willing to give me her card with the note that I can buy it at the current sales price when they will get them later on. I asked her if the have a working PB on display just to see if they actually care if there is one. And yes they had 2 of them both working. 16 GB $199, 32 GB $249 & 64 GB $399. I said to her that the shopblackberry have them all @ $299 and she said that as of tomorrow the will have the same $299 each to boost the sale again.
    01-05-12 06:57 PM
  2. Unsure2's Avatar
    Was she able to explain the rationale for charging the same price for all three models?
    01-05-12 07:12 PM
  3. Playbook2011's Avatar
    01-05-12 07:18 PM
  4. kill_9's Avatar
    In Canada there are three prices for the three models unlike in the United States of America where it seems the prices are USD299.00 for all models. Very odd marketing campaign. But this is Research In Motion so why should I be surprised...
    01-05-12 07:44 PM
  5. onceyougoblackyounevergoback's Avatar
    I said to her that the shopblackberry have them all @ $299 and she said that as of tomorrow the will have the same $299 each to boost the sale again.
    Wow, this might be good news for me. I bought my 64Gb Playbook for $399 on Dec.26 at 6:00am!

    FROM Future shop website:

    Get it for less. Guaranteed™.
    We will beat any advertised price by 10% of the difference.

    3 great reasons to buy at Future Shop.

    1) If you find a lower advertised price we will beat it by 10% of the difference.
    2) If you find a lower advertised price within 30 days* of your purchase we will beat it by 10% of the difference.
    3) If our own price is reduced within 30 days* of your purchase, bring in your receipt and we will refund the difference.

    *14 days for computers, monitors, printers, laptops, tablets, cellular & wireless devices, home security products, projectors, camcorders, digital cameras, radar detectors, portable DVD players, DJ and pro-audio equipment, and air conditioners

    Here's to hoping that whoever you were talking to had half a brain cell.
    01-05-12 09:01 PM
  6. onceyougoblackyounevergoback's Avatar

    Here's to hoping that whoever you were talking to had half a brain cell.
    But I wont hold my breath,

    BlackBerry Accessories Store - RIM CA, still has the 64Gb for $399 in Canada.

    https://forums.crackberry.com/e?link...token=pArlWa11 $299 is US Pricing.
    Last edited by onceyougoblackyounevergoback; 01-05-12 at 09:13 PM.
    01-05-12 09:10 PM
  7. adblink's Avatar
    64GB NOW ON SALE for $299 at TheSource (canada)

    BlackBerry® 64GB PlayBook | Tablet Computers | Ratings & Reviews | TheSource.ca

    I just returned my 32gb to staples and got them to pricematch thesource and got the 64gb for $289
    01-05-12 09:20 PM
  8. onceyougoblackyounevergoback's Avatar
    I litteraly just rushed out the door after adblink's post.( it was 8:34pm and the doors close at 9:00pm) Good thing its only 5min away!

    I went to future shop and told the nice lady (not really) at the counter that I bought a 64Gb for $399 and now the source is selling them for $299.

    At first she said there was no mention of the 64Gb on their website, but then she found it after I insisted that "it is there you just need to look harder".

    Then she said "yeah, but do the have any in stock" like it was some kind of contest for her. luckily for me there were some in stock in my area!

    ....and BOOM, I got a $115.50 credit on my future shop gift card ( my original method of payment)

    Big thanks to adblink and mrcurve and this website!!!!!!! I Love CrackBerry.com

    All said and done I got a 64Gb BlackBerry Playbook for $289.99
    Last edited by onceyougoblackyounevergoback; 01-06-12 at 02:08 AM.
    01-05-12 10:26 PM
  9. oilgeo10's Avatar
    TheSource is unbelievable, the PlayBook page has the 64GB for $299.99, several 64GB bundles at $350-$363, and right beside they have the 16GB at $519.98 and the 32GB for $619.98!!

    Anyway, I became a PB fan last week, getting the 32GB for $250 so probably stick with that. BTW, nice forum, lots of good info here, this device is really quite impressive and size is just right.
    01-05-12 11:29 PM
  10. onceyougoblackyounevergoback's Avatar
    It's official future Shop has adopted US pricing in regards to the playbook.

    PlayBook - Future Shop
    01-06-12 02:18 AM
  11. McTryk's Avatar
    Both Staples.ca and Best Buy.ca are listing the 64 GB Playbook for $299.00. Staples has all 3 models listed at $299.0, i didn't check Best Buy.

    Please note that Staples Online is OUT OF STOCK on the 32GB model because of the last $249.00 sale. I suspect the 64 GB will sell out quickly.

    I picked up the 64GB Playbook at London Drugs yesterday.
    01-06-12 08:58 AM
  12. bitek's Avatar
    All Playbooks are on sale. Same as us promotion. All $299 including 64GB. This is crazy deal.
    01-06-12 09:32 AM
  13. slalom's Avatar
    Odd pricing strategy, unless of course they are out-of-stock on 16 and 32gb
    01-06-12 09:36 AM
  14. bitek's Avatar
    Odd pricing strategy, unless of course they are out-of-stock on 16 and 32gb
    RIM must be low on 16GB and 32GB. The least popular model has been 64GB so far. Now it will be the most popular ! I suspect Ipad 3 might be one of the reasons for this new fire sell. The more PB rims pushes out before Ipad 3 is released the better. Anyways,
    RIM sell, sell, sell. Get 2.0 in a month or so and perhaps some requested apps like Skype for example. I am looking forward to PB 2 with revised specs down the road.
    01-06-12 09:47 AM
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