TMCNet:  BlackBerry Q10 available exclusively in store at Selfridges

[April 30, 2013]

BlackBerry Q10 available exclusively in store at Selfridges

(ENP Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) ENP Newswire - 30 April 2013 Release date- 26042013 - LONDON - The new BlackBerry Q10 smartphone is available exclusively in store at Carphone Warehouse, Selfridges nationwide from today ahead of the wider launch on Tuesday, 30th April.


The highly-anticipated new handset will be available from Carphone Warehouse on O2, Orange, T-Mobile, Three, EE and TalkMobile, free from GBP36 per month* and GBP579.95 SIM-free.

The 4G-enabled BlackBerry Q10 smartphone combines BlackBerry's best physical keyboard and a touch screen with the power of the BlackBerry 10 platform to help customers communicate and collaborate faster and more efficiently. The BlackBerry Q10 includes advanced hardware, communications and multimedia features, as well as long-lasting battery life.

Key features include: The ever present BlackBerry Hub, which brings all your conversations together in one easy to manage place that you can access at any time from any app with a simple 'peek'.

BlackBerry Balance technology, which separates and secures work applications and data from personal content and lets you instantly switch between your personal and professional profile.

BBM (BlackBerry Messenger), which lets you harness the power of collaboration and exchange ideas in an instant. BBM in BlackBerry 10 includes voice calling and video chat, and lets you share your screen with another BlackBerry 10 contact.

BlackBerry Remember, which helps you tackle tasks quickly with a new way to collect, organise and action all the information sitting in different places across your smartphone.

Graham Stapleton, Chief Operating Officer at Carphone Warehouse, says, 'BlackBerry are known for bringing innovative and modern products to the market, and the BlackBerry Q10 is no different. The 4G enabled BlackBerry Q10 combines the brilliant features of the BlackBerry Z10 and adds the classic BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard. The BlackBerry Z10 was hugely popular and we're delighted to be able to give BlackBerry fans a chance to get their hands on the phone before anyone else when it launches exclusively in Selfridges today. Carphone Warehouse is also the only retailer offering the handset across all of the networks, so customers picking up their phone today can be guaranteed that they'll get the best deal.' You can find more information on the BlackBerry Q10 from http://www.carphonewarehouse.com/mobiles/mobile-phones/BLACKBERRY_Q10 *Service plans vary by network Want to find out more about the BlackBerry Q10 Read our technology partner Geek Squad's BlackBerry Q10 expert review.

Notes to Editors Carphone Warehouse is the largest independent mobile phone retailer in the UK with around 800 stores nationwide. To ensure their customers get the best service possible, Carphone Warehouse has made four big promises.

Advice: Simple, impartial advice to help find what's best for you.

Choice: The best possible choice of phones and tablets, on all the major networks.

Price: The best possible choice of phones, tablets and networks.

Support: Support throughout the life of your device.

Carphone Warehouse also has the following customer service propositions: Non Commission and Impartial For the last three years Carphone Warehouse customer advisers have not being incentivised by being paid individual commission. Their pay is linked to customer service quality and they are completely impartial.

Geek Squad For expert advice, 24/7, turn to our Geek Agents. The Carphone Warehouse's technical support partner, Geek Squad, provides expert advice and insurance cover for your phone all year-round, from as little as GBP1.99 per month (http://www.geeksquad.co.uk).

Walk Out Working Making sure you're ready to go from the word go. With our FREE Walk Out Working service, we'll talk you through your operating system, help download your first app and set up your email.

Network Price Promise You won't find a better price with your major network. Whether you're a new or existing customer, on pay monthly or pay as you go, we'll match the best price a network can offer.

14-Day Network Coverage Guarantee For when your reception is less than welcoming. If you get home and find out you've got no signal on your network, don't worry: as long as you bring your phone back to us within 14 days, we'll find a provider that's perfect for your postcode.

Upgrade Reminder Service Start your countdown today, sign up for our FREE Upgrade Reminder service and we'll let you know as soon as you're due. Simple, easy, fast. Ask in store or visit http://www.carphonewarehouse.com/upgradereminder for details.

Customers can discover how to get more from their gadgets with eye openers from Carphone Warehouse. http://www.youtube.com/user/eyeopeners.

About Carphone Warehouse and Geek Squad In 2006 Best Buy established a partnership with Carphone Warehouse to bring its business model and mobile phone expertise to the US market under the banner 'Best Buy Mobile'. Two years later, Best Buy acquired 50% of Carphone Warehouse's European and US retail interests for GBP1.1billion, creating Best Buy Europe. The joint venture now encompasses: Carphone Warehouse, The Phone House and Geek Squad.

BlackBerry, BlackBerry Q10 and related trademarks, names and logos are the property of Research In Motion Limited.

For further information please contact: The Carphone Warehouse Press Office April Hogan T: 020 3047 2347 E: april.hogan@edelman.com [Editorial queries for this story should be sent to newswire@enpublishing.co.uk] ((Comments on this story may be sent to info@enpublishing.co.uk)) (c) 2013 Electronic News Publishing -

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