RIM Unveils the Blackberry Curve 3G 9300

Blackberry Curve 3G 9300The Blackberry Curve 3G 9300 had been leaked quite some time back; it is the successor to the Blackberry Curve 8520 but comes with 3G.

Today, Research in Motion has officially unveiled the Blackberry Curve 3G 9300.

It is an affordable Blackberry aimed at budget users and will have some decent hardware specs.

It is a quad-band GSM phone which comes with a 2.4 inch TFT display (320 x 240 pixels, 65k colors) and a QWERTY keypad. It also has a 2 MP camera and comes with all the basic connectivity options: GPRS, EDGE, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP and GPS with A-GPS. It has 256 MB internal memory and supports microSD cards up to 32 GB.

It will be powered by a 1150 mAh Li-ion battery. It will also support the new Blackberry 6 OS.

For complete specifications and other details, check out Blackberry Curve 3G – Specifications.

To get it at Rogers, visit Blackberry Curve 9300 – Rogers

RIM Unveils The BlackBerry 6 OS

Along with the BlackBerry Torch 9800, RIM also announced the BlackBerry 6. Yes, the name of the operating system has changed from BlackBerry OS 6 to just BlackBerry 6. The new OS from RIM is more touch-friendly and features moreBlackBerry eye-candy than any of its previous iterations. The new OS includes universal search, an all-new web-kit based HTML5 web browser, and social networking integration.

The new OS also integrates Wi-Fi music syncing. Users can view and sync their entire iTunes or Windows Media Player library right from their smartphone. There is also a brand new Podcast, and a YouTube application. RIM also promised that the BlackBerry Bold 9700, Bold 9650, and the Pearl 3G will get the BlackBerry 6 update in the coming months.

The BlackBerry 6 will make its debut on the Torch 9800, which is scheduled to release on 12 August.