The Waterloo company announced the launch special edition Gold and White Blackberry Q10s for the United Arab Emirates market for a starting price of $1,000.

This special edition Blackberry Q10 will feature a stainless steel gold frame surrounding a pure white body. In addition, buyers will also receive a gold-accented headset and a protective leather sleeve, all while in a special gold themed packaging box.

Buyers will also have exclusive access to an exclusive range of unique BlackBerry PIN numbers. The specifications for the White and Gold edition Blackberry Q10 will be consistent with the Q10 already on the market. The special edition Q10 will feature a 3.1 inch Super-AMOLED screen along with the iconic Blackberry physical keyboard. Like all other models, the Q10 will be running on the Blackberry 10 operating system giving users the same features such as the Blackberry Hub and more.

The BlackBerry Q10 Special Edition smartphone will be available at the official BlackBerry retail store in Dubai Mall beginning August 19. The special edition Q10 is currently priced at AED 3,799, which is approximately USD 1,000.