1. Giro_UK's Avatar
    So I'm in the market for a Z30 and here in the UK, you can get A Google Nexus 5, SGS2,S3 and S4 Sim free for less than a Z30....

    Surely BlackBerry should be pushing these out at around a 30% lower price and capitalising on a time when freedom is a major consideration and customers want to migrate at will with an unlocked handset and a cracking Sim only deal...

    If the Z30 was 200-300 I'd take one tomorrow but instead it's still at the 380+ mark...

    I'm stupidly loyal to BlackBerry but my point is a casual shopper would have gone elsewhere by now...

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    04-22-14 03:29 PM
  2. rajbir01's Avatar
    So I'm in the market for a Z30 and here in the UK, you can get A Google Nexus 5, SGS2,S3 and S4 Sim free for less than a Z30....

    Surely BlackBerry should be pushing these out at around a 30% lower price and capitalising on a time when freedom is a major consideration and customers want to migrate at will with an unlocked handset and a cracking Sim only deal...

    If the Z30 was �200-�300 I'd take one tomorrow but instead it's still at the �380+ mark...

    I'm stupidly loyal to BlackBerry but my point is a casual shopper would have gone elsewhere by now...

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    Cause it's worth the extra $$$
    04-22-14 03:32 PM
  3. fbloise's Avatar
    I know what u mean, but have a look at ebay. I got mine for around GBP200 which is not bad.

    In carphone warehouse, the Z30 is more expensive than the Galaxy S5, go figures.

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    04-22-14 05:07 PM
  4. 1magine's Avatar
    This has been addressed a million times before. 1 It does not matter if it's a better phone. 2. It does not matter if it's worth $500 US. 3. What matters is what the market tells you pricing should be. In this case probably $350 new and unlocked. 4. Lowering the price even if it's break even or a loss is essential for any product trying to enter an entrenched and hostile market. Market share over profit is the driving force. Market share drives retail price and BB needs market share above all things for the last year. 5. None of this matters to BB. They don't care.
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    04-22-14 05:19 PM
  5. Rasheed White's Avatar
    it's a better phone

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    04-22-14 05:22 PM
  6. NtotheK's Avatar
    This has been addressed a million times before. 1 It does not matter if it's a better phone. 2. It does not matter if it's worth $500 US. 3. What matters is what the market tells you pricing should be. In this case probably $350 new and unlocked. 4. Lowering the price even if it's break even or a loss is essential for any product trying to enter an entrenched and hostile market. Market share over profit is the driving force. Market share drives retail price and BB needs market share above all things for the last year. 5. None of this matters to BB. They don't care.
    They could not make a profit off $350. The Z3, Q5 and more recently the z10 are the entry market devices. Some of us want a premium device and are willing to pay a premium. BlackBerry has been pushed around far too long by whiny consumers hence the shift in focus to emerging markets and enterprise. They have already stated many times that there's not much point battling it out in the over saturated and entrenched consumer market. $500 (can be found cheaper) is very reasonable for a 6 month old premium built device.

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    04-23-14 12:18 PM
  7. Thalestr's Avatar
    it's a better phone

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    Not worth the asking price though. It's crazy-pants expensive.

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    04-23-14 12:27 PM
  8. Sequester#WN's Avatar
    I already wrote it in another thread. I bought a Galaxy Note 3 and use it as a tablet and it was 50 Euros cheaper than my Z30.

    Not to mention phones like the Oneplus One which is only 300 Euros compared to 430 Euros for the Z30 when bought on Amazon. The Z30 is a great phone but definitely not a bargain.

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    04-23-14 12:28 PM
  9. harryhayde's Avatar
    Because its still SO amazing

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    04-23-14 12:30 PM
  10. willowbeast's Avatar
    Buy a locked one and get it unlocked.


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    04-23-14 12:32 PM
  11. polytan02's Avatar
    I just bought my Z30 from eBay UK at 217.

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    04-23-14 01:03 PM

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