Blackberry Z10 Now Available at London Drugs; Canadian Retailer Set to Showcase and Supply Newest Smartphone in Western Canada

Blackberry Z10 Now Available at London Drugs; Canadian Retailer Set to Showcase 
and Supply Newest Smartphone in Western Canada 
RICHMOND, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/05/13 -- The wait is
finally over. BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) recently
announced two new smartphones to market, and the BlackBerry Z10 is
now available at Canadian retailer London Drugs.  
Available in black or white, the all-touch BlackBerry Z10 will vary
in price depending on carrier, but customers can expect to pay the
following through London Drugs: 

    CARRIER                      COST                        MTM COST       
     TELUS                $149 (3-year term)                   $650         
     Rogers               $139 (3-year term)                   $600         
     Koodo                 $400 (Koodo Tab)               $550 (Non Tab)    
      Fido         $350 (Select 2-year agreements)             $600         

The new BlackBerry Z10 arrived at all London Drugs stores this
morning with additional shipments coming this afternoon, and again
later this week. London Drugs will also be carrying a range of
accessories for the BlackBerry Z10. 
"This is an exciting and highly anticipated Smartphone from
BlackBerry, and we've been receiving significant inquiries since the
launch last week," says Chris Gibson, electronics buyer, London
Drugs. "We're recommending our customers secure their BlackBerry Z10
online through the London Drugs website to ensure availability of the
product and then pick up in store." 
London Drugs customers can secure their BlackBerry Z10 online, via
phone: 1-888-991-2299, or via email: 
The BlackBerry Z10 features a 1.5 Ghz dual core processor with 2GB of
RAM, 16GB of internal storage, and an expandable memory card slot. It
includes the latest enhancements in high density pixel and screen
technology to display clear, sharp, and incredibly vivid images. It
features a micro HDMI out port for presentations, and advanced
sensors such as NFC (near field communications) to support mobile
payments and the exchange of information with a tap of the
smartphone. It also comes with a removable battery. 
The BlackBerry Z10 will be available from carriers to support their
respective 4G LTE or HSPA+ networks, and all the available models
include connectivity support for global roaming. For more information
about the new BlackBerry Z10 smartphones powered by BlackBerry 10
please visit 
London Drugs customer service representatives will be available to
demonstrate the new BlackBerry Z10, as well as support customers in
the migration of their information from previous devices. 
The BlackBerry(R) Q10 (touch with physical keyboard) will be
available to global retailers in April 2013. London Drugs will also
be carrying the BlackBerry Q10 smartphone. 
Founded in 1945, B.C.-based London Drugs has 77 stores in more than
35 major markets throughout British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan
and Manitoba including its online store London
Drugs offers consumers a range of products from digital cameras and
cosmetics to computers and televisions. Renowned for its creative
approach to retailing, the company employs more than 7,500 people
with pharmacy and health care services being the heart of its
business. Committed to innovation and superior customer service,
London Drugs has established itself as a reputable and caring company
and continues to position itself for future growth and development. 
London Drugs' spokespeople are available for media interviews and
product demos regarding the BlackBerry Z10.
To schedule an interview or demo, please contact:
National Media Inquiries:
Wendy Hartley
AB Inquiries:
Angela Joyce
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