Latest smartphone arrives

| 09/02/2009

(CNS): Despite the economic downtown local telecoms provider LIME is expecting brisk business at its stores this Wednesday when the new BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone arrives in Cayman. “There’s always a lot of excitement when we have a new BlackBerry product. The BlackBerry Bold flew off our shelves and I think the new BlackBerry Curve 8900 is going to be very popular as well,” said LIME’s Executive Vice President Commercial, Mariano Doble.

To launch the BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone, LIME said that during February any new prepaid or postpaid BlackBerry service subscriber will get 30 days of free data service.  “For anyone who hasn’t yet experienced the ease, convenience and fun of a BlackBerry smartphone, LIME has an offer that makes it easier to try it out,” Doble added.

The latest in the Balckberry range, the Curve 8900 it is the thinnest and lightest full-QWERTY smartphone. Described as having an easy-to-use keyboard, it boasts a wide range of features  include a 3.2-megapixel camera with image stabilization, digital zoom and flash, the ability to record and play video, a media player, a 3.5mm stereo headset jack and headset, and a hot-swappable microSD/SDHC memory card slot with a 1 GB card included. 

In addition to a sleek, stylish design, the BlackBerry Curve 8900 has a large, vivid display with the highest resolution available on a BlackBerry smartphone (480×360), as well as a 512MHz next generation processor for fast and responsive performance. The BlackBerry Curve 8900 also has built-in Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g) for extended data coverage and faster web browsing.

Mark Guibert, RIM’s Vice President, Corporate Marketing said it has a compact and refined design with an impressive look and feel.  “It gives you everything you need to stay connected and entertained,” he added. “With rich multimedia capabilities, exceptional mobile email and messaging, enhanced web browsing, premium phone features and easy access to social networking communities, such as Facebook, the BlackBerry Curve 8900 helps you make the most of a mobile lifestyle that spans beyond normal business hours.”

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