Vodacom first to launch BlackBerry Q10 in South Africa

Vodacom customers will be the first to get their hands on the new BlackBerry Q10 smartphone powered by BlackBerry 10, which will be available at Vodacom World and other participating outlets on Thursday 2nd  May 2013.

Vodacom customers will be the first to get their hands on the new BlackBerry Q10 smartphone (image: BlackBerry)

Built with precision and offering premium performance in a timeless design, the 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 that let customers confidently stay ahead and take action all day long.

Vodacom customers get even more with the new BlackBerry Q10 smartphone.  New contract customers will receive unlimited BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) texting and file sharing* for 24 months, valued at R19 per month. In addition to this, customers will also receive double their data for the first two months of the contract.



Advantage Premium VIP
Monthly subscription
(including BlackBerry
Q10 smartphone)
R469 R499 R649 R799 R999 R1 599 R1 999
Anytime Talk 75 120 250 400 700 1200 Limitless
Mobile Internet 75MB 120MB 250MB 400MB 700MB 1200MB 1500MB
Anytime Text 150 240 500 800 Limitless Limitless Limitless

* File sharing includes photos, videos, voice notes, and files up to 6 MB files

Terms and conditions apply

The recommended prepaid price is R8 999. Pricing may vary at retail stores.

The re-designed, re-engineered and re-invented BlackBerry 10 platform offers a powerful and unique new mobile computing experience. It gives customers a faster and smarter experience that continuously adapts to their needs. Every feature, every gesture, and every detail is designed to keep customers moving forward towards their goals and includes advancements such as:

  • The ever present BlackBerry Hub, which brings all your conversations together in one easy to manage place and introduces a new mobile computing paradigm where what matters to you is always only one swipe away.
  • BlackBerry Balance technology, which protects what’s important to you and the business you work for.
  • BBM which lets you share things with the people that matter to you in an instant.
  • BlackBerry Remember, which helps you tackle tasks quickly with a new way to collect, organize and action all the information sitting in different places across your smartphone.

For more information on the BlackBerry Q10 smartphone please visit www.blackberry.com

Staff writer