Bargain alert - Clove UK cuts the price of the BlackBerry Q10 by £140

Clove slashes price of BlackBerry Q10 by £140
By DJ Reyes on 29 Jan 2014 08:11 am
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If you're in the U.K. and are looking to get your hands on a BlackBerry Q10, you might want to take a look at online retailer, Clove. While not everyone can go the route of buying SIM free, the BlackBerry Q10 is seeing a nice price cut of £140. That brings the price down to £322.80 ($535). That works out to £269 excluding VAT ($446). However, if you're looking to get your hands on a white Q10, unfortunately there's not price cut there. The discount price has only been applied to the black version.

Clove's price slash certainly makes it more appealing compared to the SIM free price of £499 at Carphone Warehouse. The discount will remain until stock runs out so if you want to grab yourself a Q10 now is your chance. While, I have been rocking the BlackBerry Z30 for the past few months, I still have a soft spot for the Q10, sometimes you just can't beat a physical keyboard. And the Q10 sure is sexy and smooth.

If you're looking to get any other BlackBerry 10 devices, Carphone Warehouse is still cheaper for the BlackBerry Z10 and Q5, while Clove has the Z30 cheaper.

Purchase a BlackBerry Q10 from Clove Technology

35 comments

Gvo1975

Damn!!Ship them to Malawi

Incurable Q10 Syndrome

mar09

Some of us NEED help from BlackBerry the android runtime not working!!!!! the installation gets stuck on processing

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scalemaster34

Here in the US Verizon Wireless dropped the Q10 to $399 outright or $49 on a 2-year contract or $17 on the monthly EDGE program.

Based on the age of the device that is pretty much par for the course for most smartphones.... it is unusual for BlackBerry, but maybe they have woke up to the "you can't ask premium prices for non-premium experiences".

wincyUt

And iPhones are premium phones? What exactly is premium in your definition? Lets get real, if BlackBerry wasn't in a funk right now, the BB 10 phones will be selling for their asking price.

BerryRipe

Dude chill, I'm sure he wasn't speculating on the actual experience but the view of other non BlackBerry users.

Keep The Faith  BlackBerry Q10 

wincyUt

Lol! How would he/she or you know what the views of the other non blackberry users are? What's your verifiable source?
Please enlighten me.

scalemaster34

If you don't realize that people don't view BlackBerry as a premium brand, and that sales for the last three reported quarters speak volumes..... not sure what it would take to "enlighten you".

wincyUt

What has sales volume got to do with whether a product is premium or not? SMH. Think deep. We all know BlackBerry hasn't done well in the past, that's old news. Tell me, are BlackBerry's woes solely attributable to the quality of the phones? And I would still like to hear your clear and concise definition of "premium phones". Thanks.

scalemaster34

To me Premium means it is either expensive due to the components it is built with, it's rarity, or that it has "brand" value that people are willing to pay more for. In my earlier post I was speaking of the experience, and that has mostly to do with the ecosystem which in BlackBerry's case is still very much a non factor...

Apple devices are well built, but they are not the highest quality components. But their ecosystem is second to none, and thus helps them to be a premium product.

Some highend Android Devices are built with the highest quality components or process (HTC One) - thus making them premium products.

BlackBerry does have well made device, and a very power (but immature) Operating System. But their Brand is tarnished, the components in most cases are at least one generation behind, and their ecosystem is a mess.

But ultimately a premium phone is a device that people are willing to pay a premium price for. Sales volume to me says that for one reason or another people do not want BB10 device - thus regardless of their build quality, components, ecosystem or brand.... they are a commodity that very few want.

mrskycar

Must have missed this. Thanks for tipping me.

David Murray1

£320 for this phone is not a 'bargain', I'm sorry. That's what they should have sold for when first launched. £250 inc. VAT would be a bargain in my eyes.

Giro_UK

I'm in the UK.

A few weeks ago I found the handset for around £315 from a retailer via Amazon. Brand new, unlocked.

This is obviously the trend for this phone and so we should see further price drops.

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Jeyshankar K Kannappan

Wow! Good Luck My Dear BlackBerry.

I Lost My Z10, Trying to get Z30. looking for good offer.

Without my BlackBerry is Gun without bullets.... i miss my Z10 :(

Giro_UK

Just a point worth making also, via Play.com the Q10 is LESS than £300...

New, Sim free, unlocked and UK handset.

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lndn

Hope that Kids of our Kids will experience no limiting them boundaries. Countries are good - give feeling of having firm roots. However, it's the high time to do something with such artificial things like visas and so on... Regards for Malawi from the UK - regards written by means of Q10

[...] First ever London smartphone story powered by Z10: www.blackassistant.com

Matthew Clarke

Z10 unlocked in uk for £150. Now that's a steal. CPW

BB4EVA

ruhban

I think it's gone up to £159. Still a steal though!

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Ka Nos

BlackBerry must then be preparing new Z and Q phones for release

scalemaster34

A new Z device was not among the devices mentioned for the foreseeable future. A new premium Q type device was mentioned for some point in the future.

Matthew Clarke

I think it's just a case of trying to get more handsets in hands. It's a shame that people have the mind set that they are cheap because they are going bust.

Uneducated staff in phones 4 u told me they don't sell Blackberry's anymore because they went bust.

I quickly became a BB defender. :)

BB4EVA

dixiej

It's still way to expensive for what it is. I wanted a q10 but when you see a phone like the moto g for £159 16GB, there is no competition

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arif3000

For the foreseeable future, I would always choose a Z10, Q10 or Z30 over the current batch of android or iOS devices. They would have to be something special for me to choose them. BB10 is by far the better OS.

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CJH_

Clove have a great Q10 deal. Nice catch, DJ.

Soda06

@wincyUC I completely agree with you. IPhone are a piece of shit

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BerryRipe

I wouldn't go as far as saying that but they are far too trendy for my use.

Keep The Faith  BlackBerry Q10 

_.-jido_.-

Q10 was around £310 on Amazon in December. Got a refurbished white Q10 for under £300.

nuffmon

Not bad for sim free. We just bought a Vodafone locked one for £280 + vat.

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Brimlen

Q10 Black for £322.80
Q10 White for £462.00

If this is not racist, what is then?

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Prem WatsApp

Check kogan.com, both for $459 aussie.

No "racism" down unda, mate...

iPhone for me? Scr... ahem Q that! (posted from the latter)

ruhban

My eyes lit up when I thought the Q10 was going for £140 lol

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Claudiu Dumitrache

With NO contract at Orange Romania the Q10 is 350 Euro ( VAT included); Q5 is 215 euro and i bought my Z10 with 230 euro.

endashep

305 on amazon UK inc vat :)

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huungryshark

Amazon.de only 486 Euro for Q10. Bargain for a smartphone with small display, outdated hardware but have good keyboard! That's worth 500 euro?

Ericsson GF198(GSM900) im D2 Privat Netz

AshMcAuliffe

I bought the white Q10 when it was released and even though i hated the price, I loved the phone. I agree the phone should have been around the £325 when it was released.

Giro_UK

Under £300 @ play.com...

New, Sim free and unlocked...

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