Tata Indicom and Research in Motion (RIM) today announced the new BlackBerry Bold 9650 smartphone in India. It is the first combined CDMA-GSM 3G-ready smartphone in the BlackBerry Bold series. This handset comes with full QWERTY keyboard, 3.2 megapixel camera, 512 MB of Flash Memory, an Optical Trackpad and so on.
As the youngest dual-technology telecom service provider in India, the addition of a Smartphone like the BlackBerry Bold 9650 to our portfolio of products and services from Research In Motion is an important step in strengthening our offerings to consumers. Our pan-India reach, supported by the traditionally strong speeds on TTL’s cutting-edge CDMA network, will provide users with an exceptional voice and data communication experience, enhanced by the ability to share and experience multimedia, chat and social networking on the go,said Mr Sunil Batra, President of CDMA Operations at Tata Teleservices Limited.
The BlackBerry Bold 9650 Smartphone delivers premium phone and multimedia features, together with global roaming support and the industry’s leading mobile solution for e-mail, messaging and social networking. We’re pleased to work with Tata Indicom to bring this powerful new smartphone to their customers in India,said Frenny Bawa, Managing Director-India, Research In Motion.
BlackBerry Bold 9650 features a 2.4 inch display with 480 x 360 pixels resolution, 512 MB internal memory, 32GB expandable memory, Wi-Fi, 3G Connectivity, 3.2 megapixel camera with autofocus and LED flash, GPS capabilities, Bluetooth 2.1, up to 312 hours stand-by time, up to 5 hours talktime and 1400 mAh battery.
Blackberry Bold 9650 is exclusively available in India for Tata Indicom customers at just Rs.27,990. Tata Indicom customers will receive a free data pack worth Rs.900 per month, as well as 500 MB of tethered modem data usage for the first two months. Tata Indicom customers will also have exclusive access to Tata’s Photon TV.