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.