We’ve gotten in touch with all the leading carriers an retails, who’ve confirmed with us both initial pricing and in some cases availability. In case you missed it, the BlackBerry Curve 9320, is one of RIM’s new entry-level portrait QWERTY devices. Most likely aimed at the teenage market in regions like the UK, alongside emerging markets such as India and of course business who want a cheap entry-point to BlackBerry’s excellent push email services.
The BlackBerry Curve 9320 aims to entice new customers in with its low price point and the quintessential BlackBerry features and services (BlackBerry App World, BBM etc). Here’s a look at which UK networks are selling it, along with prices and launch date. We’ll update this article when we get more information.
O2 is the only UK network to be selling the phone now.
Pay Monthly: The Curve 9320 is free on £13.50 a month contract over 24 months with 100MB data, 50 minutes and 250 texts, the same amount of data over 18-months costs £18.50.
PAYG: The phone costs £149.99 on pay as you go.
BlackBerry Curve 9320 launch date on O2: Available now
Pay Monthly: The phone will be free on £10.50 a month plans over 24 months.
PAYG: The BlackBerry Curve 9320 costs around £139.99.
BlackBerry Curve 9320 launch date on Orange: Available now
Pay Monthly – The BlackBerry Curve 9320 is available for free on Three from £15 a month on the Essential Internet 100 plan with 250MB data, 5000 text messages and 100 minutes per month.
PAYG – The BlackBerry Curve costs £139.99.
Choose between All-in-One 15, which is £15 and gives 30-day access to all-you-can-eat data along with 300 any-network minutes and 3,000 texts. Alternatively All in One 25 costs £25, with 500 minutes, 3,000 texts and all-you-can-eat data. Both packages are for a 30-day period.
BlackBerry Curve 9320 launch date on Three: May 14th
Pay Monthly: The BlackBerry Curve 9320 will be free on contracts from £15.50 a month over 24-months
PAYG: Buy the phone on T-Mobile and it will cost you £149.99
BlackBerry Curve 9320 launch date on T-Mobile: Available now
Vodafone has yet to announce pricing or availability, just confirming it’s: ‘coming soon’ to their PAYG lineup.
Pay Monthly: Carephone has confirmed the phone will be free on a contract starting at £20.50, there’s no news yet which network this is on.
PAYG: Expect to pay £129.99 for the sim-free version of the Curve 9320.
BlackBerry Curve 9320 launch date at Carphone Warehouse: Available now