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Orange and RIM Introduce the New BlackBerry Curve 8900 Smartphone in Romania

Orange Romania and Research In Motion (RIM) launched the BlackBerry Curve 8900. In addition to exceptional phone, email, messaging, organizer, web browser and multimedia applications, the BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone features global connectivity support, built-in Wi-Fi and GPS, a next generation 512Mhz processor and a stunning hi-resolution display. 

In a commitment to bring the latest BlackBerry smartphones to the Romanian market, Orange Romania now offers the BlackBerry Curve 8900 in its extensive BlackBerry smartphone portfolio. The choice for customers has never been wider in the BlackBerry smartphone portfolio from Orange Romania, which includes the BlackBerry Pearl 8120, BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220, BlackBerry Curve 8320, and BlackBerry Boldsmartphones, as well as four dedicated service plans starting from 5 Euros per month. 

Sporting a sleek new style, the BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone incorporates video, text and maps, a full QWERTY keyboard and an intuitive trackball navigation system that gives users an exceptional mobile experience. The full-featured smartphone lets you take your favorite songs and videos with you and with its new 3.2 megapixel camera — including auto focus, digital zoom and flash — you can take sharp, print-quality pictures and send them to friends or post them on the Internet. The microSD/SDHC expandable memory card slot supports up to 16GB per card, giving users plenty of easily interchangeable storage. 

”We believe that in 2009 this new BlackBerry smartphone will play a significant role in the smartphone market in Romania. Customers will easily recognize the optimal combination of price, design, functionality and services. Orange smartphone sales have grown by 20% in 2008 comparing to 2007 and we are positive that launching smarpthones such as the BlackBerry Curve 8900, which combines industry leading email and Internet access services with rich multimedia capabilities, will greatly appeal to our customers,” stated Razvan Sturza, Product Manager Orange Romania. 

“The BlackBerry Curve 8900 lets you stay easily connected with work, family, friends and the web – all on a beautifully designed phone that looks and feels great,” said Mark Guibert, Vice President, Corporate Marketing at Research In Motion. “The combination of features is perfect for people who want the renowned functionality and usability of a BlackBerry smartphone in a beautiful and compact design.” 

Enhanced web browsing and multimedia features 

The BlackBerry Curve 8900 is a quad-band smartphone with EDGE network support, providing global connectivity, fast data access and powerful web browsing. The smartphone can be used with both BlackBerry Internet Service and BlackBerry Enterprise Server. 

At approximately 110 grams and 109 x 60 x 13.5 millimeters, the BlackBerry Curve 8900 is the thinnest BlackBerry smartphone to date and comes in a sleek and refined design that feels comfortable for either one-handed or two-handed use. Its large, striking 2.4 inch HVGA+ display (480×360 resolution) projects vivid color and makes information easier to read. The BlackBerry Curve 8900 also provides flexible connectivity with built-in Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g) support and helps people find their way with its GPS capabilities. 

The BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone is available in all Orange shops and partners’ stores in Romania. Prices range from 229 EUR to 329 EUR depending on the BlackBerry smartphone tariff plan chosen.

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January 22, 2009 at 13:52 Leave a comment

Etisalat and RIM launch the BlackBerry Curve 8900 and BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 Smartphones in UAE

blackberry-curve-89002New BlackBerry Curve 8900 is the thinnest BlackBerry smartphone.


blackberry_pearl_flip_8220BlackBerry Pearl Flip is the first flip phone from RIM.


Etisalat and Research In Motion (RIM) today announced the launch of the new BlackBerry Curve 8900 and BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 smartphones in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone delivers a sleek twist on a classic style and is the thinnest BlackBerry smartphone on the market. In addition providing exceptional communications and multimedia features, this model includes built-in Wi-Fi and GPS, a faster processor (512Mhz) and a dazzling hi-resolution display. The new BlackBerry Curve 8900 enables users to remain productive, entertained and connected to friends, family and the office wherever they go.

In addition, its advanced multimedia capabilities include a 3.2-megapixel camera with image stabilization, digital zoom, flash and the ability to record video. It comes with a rich media player, 3.5mm stereo headset jack, headset and a hot-swappable microSD/SDHC memory card slot. A 256MB card is included and it supports memory cards of up to 16GB, enabling customers to carry, capture and enjoy more of their music, pictures and video on the go.

On the flipside, the BlackBerry Pearl Flip smartphone maintains the popular features and benefits of the BlackBerry Pearl series smartphones, plus it packs numerous enhancements into its sleek flip design. The spacious SureType keyboard allows easy typing and dialing while the flip design opens to a large, vibrant internal display and provides the satisfying finality of ending a call by closing the phone. Customers will also appreciate the external display for previewing calendar reminders, email, text messages and phone calls at a glance.

The BlackBerry Pearl Flip smartphone also boasts an advanced multimedia experience including a 2 megapixel camera with digital zoom, flash and video recording, stereo Bluetooth support and an easily accessible expandable memory card slot for up to 16GB of additional storage per card.

Abdulla Hashim, VP of Business Solutions at Etisalat said, “The launch of these new smartphones offers an even wider choice to our customers with an unbeatable combination of great design and exceptional features.”

Khaled Kefel, General Manager of RIM in the Middle East added, “The BlackBerry Curve 8900 and the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 both harness the power of the industry leading BlackBerry platform to give users everything they need to stay connected, productive and entertained. RIM is delighted to work with Etisalat in the UAE to launch these two impressive smartphones.”

Both models are now available in all Etisalat retail outlets and business centres in the UAE, offering customers the convenience of instalment plans on a one- or two-year contract.


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January 22, 2009 at 13:41 Leave a comment


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