For millions of BlackBerry fans around the globe, RIM has unveiled its latest handset units.
The new BlackBerry Curve by RIM comes in 3 variants – 9350, 9360 and 9370. It has a 0.43-inch frame, a 480×360 pixel 2.44-inch screen, a 5Mp camera, a Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and WiFi for its externals. Under the hood are the following features: 512 RAM, 800Mhz CPU , a 100mAh battery, a up to 32Gb microSD card support and a built-in storage of 512Mb (9370 has 1Gb).
What’s new is its stylish curve design, the long-lasting battery and the BlackBerry 7 running the device. The OS improves fluid browser performance using the advanced WebKit engine and optimized HTML5 for a remarkable video or gaming experience.
Data protection is enabled with BlackBerry Protect allowing users to locate the missing smartphone is real time. The BlackBerry Messenger integrates communication with social apps to keep users always on the go. Its latest Social Feeds app can capture and consolidate podcasts, media and other related files.
The variants differ mainly on connectivity: dual-mode GSM/ CDMA for 9370, the GSM/ UMTS for 9360 and CDMA-only for 9350.
Canadian carriers take the first availability this month while global carriers will follow suit in September. Sprint will offer BlackBerry Curve 9350 in September 9 for $80 with a 2-year contract and after a mail-in rebate of $50.