Nowadays, I think only Research In Motion (RIM) still actively releases smartphones with physical keyboard. RIM has announced the new BlackBerry Curve 9320 in Malaysia.
The Curve 9320 is running BlackBerry OS 7.1. It has a 2.44-inch 320×240 pixel display, build-in 3.2 megapixel camera, 512MB RAM (support MicroSD up to 32GB), 1450 mAh removable/rechargeable battery, support GPS, 3G, WiFi, FM radio, etc.
The smartphone is preloaded social network apps such as Twitter, Facebook. There’s a BBM shortcut key at the phone’s side for quick access to BBM app.
The retail price is RM799 in Malaysia.
Research In Motion Launches the BlackBerry Curve 9320 in Malaysia
A Stylish, New Smartphone for the Socially-Connected
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced availability of a stylish new smartphone for socially-connected customers in Malaysia. Customers can get the all new BlackBerry® Curve™ 9320 smartphone beginning today from authorized BlackBerry partners.
“Consumers in Malaysia want easy-to-use mobile technology that helps them to ‘stop missing out’,” said Annamalai Muthu, Director, Malaysia at Research In Motion. “With all the powerful BlackBerry messaging and social-centric features that keep people connected, we are confident the new BlackBerry Curve 9320 will be popular in Malaysia.”
The BlackBerry Curve 9320 has everything a customer needs to stay connected to the people and things that matter most to them. It features the best keyboard in its class for quick and easy typing and even includes a new, dedicated BBM™ key.
Customers can easily interact with their social network in real time, using preloaded apps for Facebook® and Twitter®. The new Social Feeds 2.0 app is also preloaded, allowing customers to post updates to multiple social networks simultaneously and capture updates from news sources (RSS), social apps and instant messaging apps all in one consolidated view. The integrated camera includes a flash and supports video recording, and pictures can be tagged with their location thanks to the smartphone’s built-in GPS.
This new Curve model also includes a built-in FM radio, allowing customers to tune into their favorite local stations, and listening to the FM radio does not require a data plan or use data services. Designed to allow both 3G connectivity and long battery life, customers can get up to 7 hours of talk time or up to 30 hours of FM radio listening or music playback with headphones.
The BlackBerry Curve 9320 comes with the new BlackBerry® 7.1 OS. For more information, please visit http://www.blackberry.com.my/Curve [/showhide]