TELUS’ sub-brand Koodo Mobile has officially declared they will be releasing the BlackBerry Curve 8530 to their lineup this Spring. A much needed device and the carriers first smartphone. Regarding pricing, Koodo states that the Curve 8530 “is expected to retail for $300, or $150 for new customers who put the smartphone on their Tab.”
We’ve mentioned this a number of times in the past, plus have internal screenshots of this that estimate this to drop between May 18th and 26th. Now that Koodo will be joining the Smartphone train… will you be hopping on board?
Chief Koodo Officer Kevin Banderk stated “Since launching as Canada’s back to basics wireless company, Koodo has focused on providing exceptional value by sticking to communication essentials like talk and text. For many Koodo customers, easy mobile access to email or social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter has become an essential communication need. The BlackBerry Curve 8530 offers these customers a high-quality smartphone with a full-QWERTY keyboard for easy interactivity with popular social networking sites.”