BlackBerry Z10 Smartphone Already Going for $1,500 on eBay

Samantha Murphy
BlackBerry Z10 Smartphone Already Going for $1,500 on eBay
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The new BlackBerry Z10 smartphone won't be out for weeks, but you can already get your hands on it via eBay for about $1,500.

BlackBerry -- the company formerly known as Research In Motion (RIM) -- announced the new smartphone at an event earlier this week and handed out samples to guests and members of the press in attendance. It didn't take long for the Z10, which could potentially turn around the struggling company, to pop up on eBay.

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One page notes "this particular device was given to all attendees of the Jan. 30, 2013 product launch."

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BlackBerry didn't tell attendees what they can or can't do with the device, which comes unlocked, according to the listing, and without a SIM card.

Four units are currently being sold on eBay, with bids starting at $800 and rising quickly. The auction for the one going for $1,500, which has eight bids so far, will end this afternoon.

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This story originally published on Mashable here.