BlackBerry Curve 3G Launched by Verizon Wireless

15 Sep 2010 | BlackBerry , RIM , Smartphone , Verizon Wireless | 0 comments


Verizon Wireless together with Research in Motion yesterday introduced a new addition to RIM's popular Curve smartphone line-up, the BlackBerry Curve 3G.

The device features a 2.46-inch (320 x 240 pixels) TFT display, 35-key full QWERTY backlit keyboard, an optical trackpad, dedicated media keys integrated along the top of the smartphone, 2.0 megapixel camera with video recording, 512 MB Flash memory and microSD/SDHC slot with support of up to 32 GB of storage. Connectivity-wise, the Curve 3G comes with Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, microUSD 2.0 and GPS with geo-tagging support.

The BlackBerry Curve 3G smartphone will ship with BlackBerry 5, but is BlackBerry 6 ready, meaning that users will be able to upgrade to the new OS in the coming months.

Verizon will start selling the Curve 3G (9330) to business customers first on September 16 for $29.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate and a new two-year contract. The device will be available online and in stores in the coming weeks.

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