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BlackBerry 9720 Announced; Comes With Dedicated BBM Key

BlackBerry recently launched the new BlackBerry 9720 smartphone. This handset looks similar to the Curve range of smartphones. BlackBerry has already launched BB10 OS powered Z10, Q10 and Q5 smartphones this year. However, the new BlackBerry 9720 runs on the old BlackBerry 7.1 Operating System. It also comes with a dedicated BBM key. BlackBerry 9720 smartphone allows you to listen local FM stations and automatically let your BBM friends know what station you’re currently listening to.

Carlo Chiarello, Executive Vice President for Products at BlackBerry, said,
“The BlackBerry 9720 smartphone gives you all the essentials of the BlackBerry smartphone experience to support a communications centric lifestyle. It has the best keyboard and functionality for BBM, as well as an updated BlackBerry 7 OS that adds many enhancements. It’s perfect for customers upgrading from a feature phone or entry-level Android or Windows Phone device, as well as existing BlackBerry smartphone customers, that want a richer experience and jump up in style and performance.”

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BlackBerry 9720 features a 2.8 ich touchscreen display, sporting a resolution of 480 x 360 pixels, BlackBerry 7.1 Operating System, 806 MHz processor, full QWERTY keyboard, optical trackpad, 5 megapixel camera with LED flash, 3G Connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 512 MB ROM, 512 MB RAM and more.

It also comes with a 3.5mm headset jack, Stereo FM radio with RDS, MicroSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, microUSB 2.0, A-GPS, MicroUSB 2.0, Mobile Hotspot support, up to 30 hrs of music playback time, up to 432 hrs of stand-by time, up to 7 hrs of talk-time and a 1450 mAh battery.

BlackBerry 9720 will go on sale in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America in the coming weeks. The price of this handset will be announced soon. BlackBerry 9720 will be available in both black and white colors.

White BlackBerry Bold 9900 Launched In India For Rs.33,360

Earlier this year, Research-In-Motion (RIM) launched the much-awaited BlackBerry Bold 9900 smartphone. It is the company’s slimmest handset, which comes with the BlackBerry’s iconic QWERTY keyboard, faster 1.2 GHz processor, 5 megapixel camera, etc. This handset runs on the new BlackBerry 7 Operating System. BlackBerry Bold 9900 is the company’s thinnest smartphone with 10.5 mm thickness.

Now, Research-In-Motion (RIM) has launched the pure white version of its popular BlackBerry Bold 9900 smartphone in India. There specs of both the devices are almost similar. The BlackBerry Bold 9900 comes with the RIM’s new Liquid Graphics technology, which combines the graphics processor with the fast CPU and high resolution display to deliver a highly responsive touch interface and smooth graphics.

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BlackBerry Bold 9900 features a 2.8 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 640 × 480 pixels, 1.2 GHz Snapdragon processor, Blackberry 7 OS, full QWERTY keyboard, 5 megapixel camera with HD (720p) video recording and playback and so on.

It also comes with a 3.5 mm headset jack, 768 MB RAM, 8 GB internal memory, MicroSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, Voice activated search, WiFi, 3G connectivity, Bluetooth 2.1, NFC (Near Field Communication), Augmented Reality, Improved browser, BlackBerry Balance and a 1230 mAh battery.

The white BlackBerry Bold 9900 is also pre-loaded with many interesting and useful apps, including the premium version of Documents To Go, which offers powerful document editing features as well as a native PDF document viewer. The original BlackBerry Bold 9900 is available in India for around Rs.30,000, but you will need to shell out some extra bucks for the white version of this handset. The white BlackBerry Bold 9900 comes with a price-tag of Rs.33,360. Are you planning to buy this handset, or you will go for the white version of the powerful Samsung Galaxy S II? Let us know your views in the comments section below.

BlackBerry Curve 9380 Launched In India For Rs.20,990

Earlier this month, Research-In-Motion (RIM) announced the new BlackBerry Curve 93800 smartphone under the popular BlackBerry Curve series. The BlackBerry Curve 9380 is the first-ever smartphone in the BlackBerry Curve family with a touch display. This handset runs on the latest BlackBerry 7 Operating System. We have a good news for the folks in India, who were eagerly waiting for the launch of this smartphone in India. RIM recently launched the much-awaited BlackBerry Curve 9380 in India. Check out the complete specs below.

Krishnadeep Baruah, Director of Marketing for India at Research In Motion, said,
These new BlackBerry Bold and BlackBerry Curve smartphones offer compact designs with faster performance, enhanced browsing and richer multimedia, as well as NFC support.

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BlackBerry Curve 9380 features a 3.2 inch touch screen display, sporting a resolution of 480 x 360 pixels, 806 MHz processor, BlackBerry 7 Operating System, Optical trackpad, 5 megapixel camera with flash, 4X Zoom, Image stabilization, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo-tagging, VGA video recording and more.

Other features include a 3.5 mm headset jack, integrated GPS with A-GPS ready, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, 3G Connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, microSD/SDHC slot, 512 MB RAM, 512 MB internal memory, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory and a 1230 mAh battery.

BlackBerry Curve 9380 comes with a price-tag of Rs.20,990. This handset comes with the premium version of Documents To Go, which offers powerful document editing features as well as a native PDF document viewer. BlackBerry Curve 9380 will be available for purchase from December 1, 2011.

BlackBerry Bold 9790 Launched In India For Rs.27,490

Last week, Reasearch-In-Motion (RIM) announced the new BlackBerry Bold 9790 smartphone under the popular BlackBerry Bold series. The BlackBerry Bold 9790 is the slimmer version of the popular BlackBerry Bold 9900 smartphone. It runs on the latest BlackBerry 7 Operating System. Within a week of its official announcement, RIM finally launched the new BlackBerry Bold 9790 smartphone in India.

“We are pleased with the response that the new BlackBerry 7 operating system is receiving from customers in India and we are very excited to introduce these three new BlackBerry 7 based models here,said Krishnadeep Baruah, Director of Marketing for India at Research In Motion.

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BlackBerry Bold 9790 features a 2.45 inch touch screen display, sporting a resolution of 640 x 480 pixels, 1 GHz MG1 Marvel Tavor processor, BlackBerry 7 Operating System, Full QWERTY keyboard, Optical trackpad, 5 megapixel camera with flash, Continuous auto focus, Image stabilization, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo-tagging, VGA video recording, etc.

Other features include a 3.5mm headset jack, Integrated GPS with A-GPS ready, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, 3G Connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, microSD/SDHC slot, 768 MB RAM, 8 GB eMMC, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory and a 1230 mAh battery.

BlackBerry Bold 9790 comes with a price tag of Rs.27,490. This handset will be available for purchase from December 1, 2011. Are you planning to buy this handset? Let us know your views in the comments section below.

BlackBerry Unveils The New Curve 9380 Smartphone

Along with the BlackBerry Bold 9790, RIM (Research-In-Motion) also announced the new BlackBerry Curve 9380 smartphone. This handset also runs on the latest BlackBerry 7 Operating System. BlackBerry Curve 9380 is the first-ever smartphone in the BlackBerry Curve family with a touch display. It comes with a 3.2 inch touch screen display, 806 MHz processor, 5 megapixel camera and more. Check out the complete specs after the break.

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BlackBerry Curve 9380 Specifications:

  • 3.2 inch touch screen display
  • 480 x 360 pixel resolution
  • 806 MHz processor
  • BlackBerry 7 Operating System
  • Optical trackpad
  • 5 megapixel camera with flash
  • 4X Zoom
  • Image stabilization
  • Face detection
  • Digital zoom
  • Geo-tagging
  • VGA video recording
  • Integrated GPS with A-GPS ready
  • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • microSD/SDHC slot
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 512 MB internal memory
  • microSD card slot
  • 32 GB expandable memory
  • 1230 mAh battery

BlackBerry Curve 9380 comes with the premium version of Documents To Go, which offers powerful document editing features as well as a native PDF document viewer. The BlackBerry Curve 9380 smartphone will be available from various carriers around the world over the coming weeks. The price of this handset will be announced later.

BlackBerry Announces The New Bold 9790 Smartphone

BlackBerry recently announced the new BlackBerry Bold 9790 smartphone under the popular BlackBerry Bold series. This handset runs on the new BlackBerry 7 Operating System. The BlackBerry Bold 9790 is the slimmer version of the popular BlackBerry Bold 9900 smartphone. It comes with a 2.45 inch touch screen display, 1 GHz processor, 8 GB internal memory and so on.

“We are very excited to expand the BlackBerry 7 portfolio with the new BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380,said Carlo Chiarello, Senior Vice President, Handheld Product Management at Research In Motion. BlackBerry smartphones offer a uniquely refined mobile communications experience that people love and we think many customers will be thrilled by the faster performance, beautiful touch displays and compact designs available with these new BlackBerry 7 based models.

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BlackBerry Bold 9790 Specifications:

  • 2.45 inch touch screen display
  • 640 x 480 pixel resolution
  • 1 GHz MG1 Marvel Tavor processor
  • BlackBerry 7 Operating System
  • Full QWERTY keyboard
  • Optical trackpad
  • 5 megapixel camera with flash
  • Continuous auto focus
  • Image stabilization
  • Face detection
  • Digital zoom
  • Geo-tagging
  • VGA video recording
  • Integrated GPS with A-GPS ready
  • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
  • 3G Connectivity
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • microSD/SDHC slot
  • 768 MB RAM
  • 8 GB eMMC
  • microSD card slot
  • 32 GB expandable memory
  • 1230 mAh battery

The BlackBerry Bold 9790 smartphone will go on sale in Indonesia first, starting November 25. This handset will come with a price tag of 4,599,000 Indonesian rupiahs (approx. $515). The BlackBerry Bold 9790 will also be available from various carriers around the world, in the coming weeks. Stay tuned for more updates!

US Cellular Launches The BlackBerry Curve 9350 For Free On Contract

Back in August, Research-In-Motion (RIM) announced its new BlackBerry Curve 9350 smartphone, under the popular BlackBerry Curve series. This handset runs on the new BlackBerry 7 Operating System. BlackBerry Curve 9350 is a CDMA smartphone. This device is already available for the Sprint customers in the US. Now, US Cellular announced the availability of this handset for its subscribers.

“The BlackBerry Curve 9350 combines everything customers love about BlackBerry smartphones with new features that make connecting with friends, family and business easier than ever,” said Edward Perez, vice president of sales and marketing operations for U.S. Cellular. “At U.S. Cellular, we offer devices that help our customers simplify their life and stay organized, which is one of the reasons why we have the happiest customers in wireless.”

blackberry curve 9350

BlackBerry Curve 9350 features a 2.44 inch HVGA+ display, sporting a resolution of 480 x 360 pixel resolution, 800 MHz Qualcomm 8655 processor, BlackBerry 7 Operating System, Full QWERTY keyboard, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G Connectivity, 5 megapixel camera with flash, image stabilization, face detection, Digital zoom, Geo-tagging, VGA video recording, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR support, etc.

Other features include a 3.5 mm headset jack, MicroSD card slot, 512 MB RAM, 32 GB expandable memory, 2 GB MicroSD card bundled, BlackBerry App World, BlackBerryPlayBook support with BlackBerry Bridge, integrated GPS with A-GPS, NFC (Near Field Communications), up to 9 hours of video playback time, up to 45 hours of music playback time, up to 14.5 days of standby time, up to 5.5 hours of talk-time and a 1040 mAh Lithium-ion battery.

This handset will be available for $49.99 with a 2 year service agreement and a $100 mail-in-rebate. Until November 20, the new BlackBerry Curve 9350 is available for free with a 2 year service agreement and a $100 mail-in-rebate. To get this smartphone, head over to this page at US Cellular

BlackBerry Launches The Curve 9360 Smartphone In India For Rs.19,990

Last month, BlackBerry introduced a new member in its Curve family – the BlackBerry Curve 9360. This handset runs on the latest BlackBerry 7 Operating System. We have a good news for the folks living in India. Research-In-Motion (RIM) has recently launched the new BlackBerry Curve 9360 in India. Airtel subscribers will get additional benefits with the purchase of this handset. If you are planning to buy one, then check out the complete specs below.

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BlackBerry Curve 9360 features a 2.44 inch HVGA+ display, sporting a resolution of 480 x 360 pixels, 800 MHz processor, BlackBerry 7 Operating System, Full QWERTY keyboard, touch-sensitive optical trackpad, 3G Connectivity, 5 megapixel camera with flash, image stabilization, face detection, digital zoom, geo-tagging, VGA video recording and so on.

Other features include a 3.5mm headset jack, integrated GPS with A-GPS ready, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, NFC (Near Field Communications), microSD/SDHC slot, 512 MB RAM, 512 MB internal memory, 32 GB expandable memory, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, up to 9 hours of video playback time, up to 25 hours of music playback time, up to 5 hours of talk-time, up to 12 days of standby time and a 1000 mAh battery.

BlackBerry Curve 9360 comes with a price-tag of Rs.19,990. Airtel subscribers will get the Rs.299 BlackBerry plan free for 2 months two months with the purchase of this device. Airtel subscribers will also get an additional benefit of reduced local calls rates at 20p/min and SMS at 5p with a validity of 12 months.

BlackBerry Launches The Torch 9860 In India For Rs.28,490

Last month, BlackBerry announced its new BlackBerry Torch 9810 and BlackBerry Torch 9860 smartphones. The company has already launched the BlackBerry Torch 9810 in India, but BlackBerry lovers were eagerly waiting for the launch of Torch 9860. Now, the wait is finally over. Today, Research-In-Motion (RIM) launched its BlackBerry Torch 9860 at an event in India.

Frenny Bawa, Managing Director, India at Research In Motion said,

“We are very excited to build on the success of the BlackBerry solution in India with the introduction of the new BlackBerry Torch 9860. This powerful new smartphone features many new enhancements, including the next generation BlackBerry 7 operating system, and we think customers will be particularly thrilled by the faster performance, enhanced browsing and richer multimedia.

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BlackBerry Torch 9860 features a 3.7 inch TFT LCD display, sporting a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, 1.2 GHz processor, BlackBerry 7 OS, optical trackpad, on-screen QWERTY keyboard, 3G Connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, 5 megapixel camera with flash, 4X digital zoom and continuous auto focus. HD (720p) video recording and so on.

Other features include a 3.5 mm headset jack, dedicated camera and lock keys, 768 MB RAM memory, 4 GB eMMC, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, 16 GB microSD card pre-installed, built-in GPS functionality, BlackBerry Maps, up to 6.8 hours talk time, up to 13.9 days standby time, up to 44 hours of music playback, up to 6.6 hours of video playback and a 1230 mAh lithium-ion battery.

BlackBerry Torch 9860 is the successor of the popular BlackBerry Storm 2 smartphone. It comes with the premium version of Documents To Go, which offers powerful document editing features as well as a native PDF document viewer. This handset comes with a price-tag of Rs.28,490.

BlackBerry Torch 9850 Coming To Verizon On September 8

Last month, BlackBerry announced the BlackBerry Torch 9850/9860 smartphone. This handset is the successor of the BlackBerry Storm 2 and it runs on the latest BlackBerry 7 Operating System. The BlackBerry Torch 9850 works with the CDMA carriers and the Torch 9860 works with the GSM carriers. AT&T has already launched the GSM variant of this smartphone. Now, Verizon announced the price and availability of the BlackBerry Torch 9850 smartphone, exclusively for its subscribers in the US.

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BlackBerry Torch 9850 features a 3.7 inch TFT LCD display, sporting a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, 1.2 GHz processor, BlackBerry 7 OS, optical trackpad, on-screen QWERTY keyboard, 5 megapixel camera with flash, 4X digital zoom and continuous auto focus. HD (720p) video recording, 3G Connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, etc.

Other features include a 3.5 mm headset jack, built-in GPS functionality, BlackBerry Maps, 768 MB RAM memory, 4 GB eMMC, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, 16 GB microSD card pre-installed, dedicated camera and lock keys, up to 6.8 hours talk time, up to 13.9 days standby time, up to 44 hours of music playback, up to 6.6 hours of video playback and a 1230 mAh lithium-ion battery.

Verizon customers can get this handset for $199.99 with a 2 year service agreement, $39.99 monthly talk plan and a $30 monthly data package. The BlackBerry Torch 9850 will be available online for purchase from September 8. You can also get this handset at Verizon Wireless communications stores, starting from September 15.