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Best Buy Mobile

September 29, 2010 12:43 ET

Re-Issue: Best Buy Mobile Launches the New BlackBerry Torch Smartphone

Visit Best Buy Mobile stores tomorrow to purchase the New BlackBerry Torch on choice of carrier (TELUS, Bell, Rogers or Virgin Mobile)

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 29, 2010) - Best Buy Mobile -

Announcement Highlights:

  • BlackBerry® Torch™ smartphone is available at all Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile stores beginning September 30th
  • Best Buy Mobile is one of only two retailers in Canada where customers can access the Torch on these major cell phone carriers all in one location (TELUS, Bell, Rogers, Virgin Mobile)
  • Reward Zone members receive bonus 2,500 points when activating the BlackBerry Torch at Best Buy Mobile on any of the available networks – this equals a $30 certificate which can be put toward future purchases at Best Buy

Best Buy Mobile, the mobile specialty retail unit of Best Buy Canada, announces the launch of the new BlackBerry® Torch™ smartphone. Best Buy Canada is one of only two retailers to offer customers both the BlackBerry Torch and access to all carriers in one location.

The BlackBerry Torch smartphone combines a BlackBerry® keyboard with a full touch screen experience and is the first to feature the new BlackBerry® 6 operating system. It includes an ultra-fast browser, 5MP camera, plenty of storage for personal content and the exceptional BlackBerry communications features like push email and BBM™. It's the most advanced BlackBerry smartphone yet – equally suited for work and play, and with a long-lasting battery that lets you do both.

Best Buy customers can get help from Best Buy Mobile's highly-trained, impartial staff of specialists, who can show customers how to use their new BlackBerry Torch smartphone before leaving the store. Best Buy offers free phone upgrade checks and full Walk Out Working Service to customers, which includes: transferring data from old phones to new phones setting up emails and pairing smartphones to Bluetooth devices, all for free!

Best Buy is also carrying a wide assortment of stylish accessories for your BlackBerry Torch smartphone (including cases). As an added bonus, Reward Zone members will receive an additional 2,500 points when activating the new on any network, which equals a $30 certificate that can be redeemed for future purchases at Best Buy. Reward Zone membership is free for all customers.

The BlackBerry Torch retails for $179.99 to $199.99 on a 3-year term contract on all carriers at Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile stores. For further information, visit:

About Best Buy Mobile

Best Buy Mobile is the wireless retail unit of Best Buy Canada Ltd. offering the best selection of phones, carriers, and accessories, and run by impartial mobile specialists who help customers choose the phone that is right for them. In addition, the complimentary Walk-out-Working service ensures each customer leaves the store with their phone fully operational including free email setup on smartphones, free data transfer from your old phone to your new one, and free Bluetooth pairing to your new phone. Best Buy Mobile offers complete, end-to-end mobile solutions to enable users to discover and get the most out of their mobile experiences, regardless of what phone they use or what network it runs on. Look for your mobile phone solution at Best Buy Mobile locations in every Best Buy store across Canada as well as in standalone stores in the GTA.

The BlackBerry and RIM families of related marks, images and symbols are the exclusive properties and trademarks of Research In Motion Limited.

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