Rogers Wireless launches BlackBerry Curve 8900

RIM BlackBerry Curve 8900

The RIM BlackBerry 8900 is now available from Rogers Wireless. The latest generation Curve takes many design cues from the BlackBerry Bold

The new BlackBerry Curve 8900 delivers a sleek, new twist on a classic style, and it is the thinnest full-QWERTY BlackBerry smartphone to date.

Unlike the Bold, it will not come with 3G connectivity.

The BlackBerry Curve 8900 is powered by a 512MHz processor and the BlackBerry Handheld Software v4.6. It comes with quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE connectivity, a thumb QWERTY keyboard, a 2.4-inch HVGA (480 by360) display, 256MB onboard flash memory, 802.11b/g Wi-Fi with support for Rogers’ TalkSpot service, Bluetooth 2.0, built-in GPS (TeleNav GPS Navigator and BlackBerry Maps supported), a 3.2MP auto-focus camera, a microSDHC card slot (supporting cards up to 16GB), and a 1400mAh battery. It measures 109 by 60 by 13.5 millimeters and weighs 110 grams.

While Rogers has launched the Curve 8900 rather quietly, Research In Motion issued a press release for the launch..

Rogers is offering the BlackBerry Curve 8900 for CAD$179.99 with a three-year voice and data service plan (minimum of CAD$45 per month). Without a contract, it will sell for CAD$599.99.

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