Update: BlackBerry has now released an official note stating that the BlackBerry Z10 is to be had for Rs 29,999 as a limited duration festive supply.
BlackBerry had left many tongues wagging when it launched the Z10 past these 12 months for a hefty price of Rs 43,490. Now, the price has been slashed all of the way right down to Rs 29,999 on Flipkart. It’s promoting moderately less expensive at Rs 29,636 on Snap deal while on-line web sites like Infibeam and Catholic are selling it round Rs 35,700. This implies, within seven months from its launch, the associated fee has come down by means of over Rs thirteen, 000.
The BlackBerry Z10, a full touch screen cell phone running on BB10
There hasn’t been a professional announcement from the corporate about the price slash but. Alternatively, it is believed that the corporate is making room for its new and first ever pallet, the Z30. Remaining week, the corporate launched the Z30, which sports a big 5-inch AMOLED show and runs on BB 10.2 OS. It’s powered by a 1.7GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor with Adriano 320.
The BlackBerry Z10 was supposed to be BlackBerry’s saving grace and first device to run on the BlackBerry 10 platform. The sales didn’t in reality in shape up to what the company was expecting. So, by using slashing the price, it is making an attempt to dump existing Z10 units. The company has been struggling to claw again market share from the likes of Apple’s phone and Samsung’s Galaxy phones. It is expected to document an internet running lack of about $950 million to $995 million within the quarter ended August 31, because of write downs and other factors. Additionally it is mentioned to cut about four, 500 staff.