- Starting February 5, 2013, BlackBerry Z10 smartphones and accessories will be available across Canada at all Future Shop stores
- The new all touch BlackBerry Z10 will be available February 5, 2013 on the Bell, Fido, Koodo, Rogers, TELUS and Virgin Mobile networks
- BlackBerry 10 is a re-designed, re-engineered and re-invented BlackBerry platform, creating a powerful and unique new mobile computing experience
BURNABY, BC, Jan. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - After accepting pre-orders for the much-anticipated all touch BlackBerry® 10 smartphone earlier this month, Future Shop, Canada's largest retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics, is thrilled to confirm the availability date of Tuesday, February 5, 2013 for the new BlackBerry® Z10 powered by BlackBerry 10. This new BlackBerry smartphone is the first based on the re-designed, re-engineered and re-invented the BlackBerry 10 platform, and offers customers a powerful and unique mobile computing experience. It is the fastest and most advanced BlackBerry smartphone yet, offering a smarter experience that continuously adapts to a customer's needs.
At launch, the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone will be available for the Bell, Fido, Koodo, Rogers, TELUS and Virgin Mobile networks. Customers can pre-order it and see plan rates by seeing a Future Shop Product Expert at the wireless counters at Future Shop stores.
BlackBerry 10 is smooth and responsive, has a modern design and a gesture-based interface that's highly discoverable. Every feature, every gesture, and every detail is designed to keep customers moving and includes advancements such as:
|• Peek and Flow into the BlackBerry Hub - A new mobile computing paradigm where what matters to customers is always only one swipe away|
|• Keyboard - Understands and adapts to customers, so they can type faster and more accurately|
|• BBM™ (BlackBerry® Messenger) - Allows customers to share things with the people that matter to them in an instant|
| • BlackBerry® Balance™ technology - Protects what is important to customers and the businesses they work for
For more information, visit your local Future Shop store or go to www.futureshop.ca.
About Future Shop
With 149 stores across the country and the nation's premier web store (www.futureshop.ca), Burnaby, BC-based Future Shop is Canada's largest retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics. The company employs more than 10,000 technology enthusiasts, has enabled its website, Futureshop.ca, to deliver unparalleled content about the products it sells. Futureshop.ca also hosts an online community forum and tech blog called Tech Yeah for technology beginners and tech-savvy experts to exchange ideas, reviews, tips and other consumer electronics information (www.futureshop.ca/techyeah). As a proud corporate citizen, Future Shop has developed solutions to recycle used electronics and is committed to employee volunteerism and supporting non-profit organizations dedicated to transforming local youth into Future Leaders (see www.futureshop.ca/futuregeneration).
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SOURCE: Future Shop
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