Here’s a holiday deal for you: If you trade in your iPhone 6 for a BlackBerry Passport, the company will basically pay you $50.

Starting Dec. 1, BlackBerry will pay customers up to $400 to trade in their iPhones including the 4S, 5, 5C, 5S and 6 models. On top of that, BlackBerry will give an additional $150 (or $200 in Canadian dollars).

In addition, BlackBerry is offering $100 off the purchase of a black $599 BlackBerry Passport. (The markdown doesn’t apply to Passports in other colors.) With the discount and the maximum trade-in value for an iPhone, you get $50 along with your new BlackBerry Passport.

The offer is available on ShopBlackBerry.com.

In addition, a BlackBerry Z30 goes for $225 on the site, a markdown from the $499 suggested retail price.

The deal is the first of its kind for the holidays, says BlackBerry rep Lisette Kwong.

BlackBerry introduced the Passport in September. Sporting a square display and a width of 3.6 inches, Mashable Tech Editor Pete Pachal called the device “very strange” but also powerful… see more

source: mashbale