Pre-orders for BlackBerry Motion are now live

BlackBerry’s latest Android smartphone Motion – which was made official by the company yesterday – is now available to pre-order. Inline with the information revealed during unveiling, the UAE is the first country where pre-orders are now live.

Carrier Axiom Telecom has the device listed on its website for AED 1,699, which currently translates into around $460. As for shipments, the listing says the handset will be launched on October 22, which is around a couple of weeks from now.

Aside from the Middle East, the BlackBerry Motion will also be available in Europe, where it’s expected to cost 499. There’s currently no information on the phone’s US availability and pricing.