BlackBerry smratphone maker Research In Motion (RIM) today officially unveil and launch its new sleek, stylish, low-cost smartphone – BlackBerry Curve 9220 in India.
The new BlackBerry Curve 9220 smartphone comes with 2.44-inch (320×240 pixels) TFT display with Full QWERTY keyboard, BlackBerry OS 7 and a 2.0 Mega Pixel camera. Other features include,dedicated BBM key for faster, better communication, 512 MB of RAM, 2G (GPRS/EDGE), FM Radio, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v2.1, 3.5 mm audio jack.
The device will be available in 4 colors – Black, Fuchsia Pink, Pure White and Teal Blue. RIM claims that BlackBerry Curve 9220 is further enhanced with a long lasting battery, giving users up to 7 hours of talk time or up to 28 hours of music playback or FM radio listening on headphones.
BlackBerry Curve 9220 run of BlackBerry 7.1 OS offers the full complement of BlackBerry services and the smartphone’s built in Wi-Fi can provide smooth and fast Internet browsing without incurring mobile data usage costs. It also includes a built-in FM radio, allowing users to tune into their favorite local stations, and listening to the FM radio does not require a data plan or use data services.
As part of the launch in India, BlackBerry Curve 9220 customers can download a selection of apps from BlackBerry App World worth 2500 Rupees, for free (data charges applicable as per operators/service providers). The offer is valid until June 30, 2012 and includes a wide range of apps that will roll out in a phased manner, including utilities, games and other apps. Pencil Camera, Photo Studio Pro, Horoscope Oracle – Follow Your Lucky Stars, Drive Safely Pro and Ultimate Cricket are just a few of the popular apps that will be available through this promotional offer.
The BlackBerry Curve 9220 will be available from April 19th for purchase from authorized retailers and distributors across India. It is expected to be available in other markets across the Glob starting in the coming weeks.