AT&T customers aren’t missing out when it comes to the latest Blackberry’s. Following the BlackBerry Bold will be the Blackberry Curve 8900 which is predicted to drop before the end of the month. The SKU has already started appearing in AT&T systems. The Pearl Flip 8120 will have GPS but will lack WiFi and should hit AT&T by March. As of now, no word on pricing for both devices.
Sprint customers will be happy to hear that the new BlackBerry Curve 8350i has launched yesterday on the Sprint network. The BlackBerry Curve 8350i has been getting a lot of press due to it’s advanced Push-To-Talk capabilities for Nextel Direct Connect customers. Â This Blackberry utilizes iDEN techonlogy on the Next National Network and is packed with features such as 4.6 OS, GPS, MMS, 2 Megapixel digital camera with flash and video recording, DataViz Documents To Go preinstalled, Bluetooth 2.0, Expandable memory of up to 16GB through it’s micro SD/SDHC memory card slot.
“The BlackBerry Curve 8350i smartphone is ideal for customers who want the benefit of the popular Nextel Direct Connect service together with the power of the BlackBerry platform,” said Mark Guibert, vice president of corporate marketing at RIM. “We think Nextel Direct Connect customers will be very pleased with its range of new features and stylish design, and we are very excited to be launching the BlackBerry Curve 8350i smartphone today with Sprint.”
The BlackBerry Curve 8350i smartphone is currently available atÂ www.sprint.comÂ for as low as $149.99 with a two-year service agreement, after $80 instant savings credit and $100 mail-in rebate. It will be available in Sprint stores nationwide on January 11,2009.
BGR has landed some serious info on the a new curve coming toward AT&T. The sapphire-blue AT&T 8320 is pretty much the same model that T-Mobile has been released. Only differences is that it will be running the brand new OS 4.5 and have a built in client for AT&T WiFi hotspots. It is expected to be released in the last week of September.
AT&T is releasing OS 4.5 for the 8120, 8300, 8310, & 8820. The downloads are set to be available from www.att.com/bbdownloads in mid-September.
BlackBerry had a launch party for it’s latest smartphone for Verizon, the new BlackBerry 8330 Pink Curve. The party was held at Intermix in L.A. on Wednesday. Celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, Sanaa Lathan, Stacy Keibler, Taraji P. Henson, Marcia Cross, Emmy Rossum, Rebecca Gayheart, Camile Guaty, and more showed up at the event to get their hands on the latest must-have gadget.
The T-Mobile BlackBerry Sunset has officially been released yesterday. Right now, it’s going for $149.99 with a 2-year agreement. Besides the color of the phone, nothing else has changed compared to T-Mobile’s current lineup of BlackBerry Curves.