RIM selects India to unveil new Smartphone to the world, the Curve 9220

After a gap of several months, BlackBerry makers, the Research in Motion, has chosen India to unveil a new smartphone to the world, the Curve 9220. Priced at Rs. 10,990, this new Curve is essentially a successor the the famous Curve 8520. Also it becomes the first BlackBerry to be announced with a dedicated BBM key.

The new BlackBerry Curve 9220 is a 2G smartphone powered by the latest BlackBerry OS 7.1 and features a 2.44-inch QVGA screen with 320×240 resolution, a 2 MP fixed focus Camera at the back, inbuilt memory of 512 MB which is expandable upto 32GB, 512 MB RAM, Wi-Fi connectivity, Bluetooth, FM Radio, 3.5mm Audio Jack and enhanced 1450 mAh battery that is capable of giving 7 hours of talk time or up to 28 hours of music playback or FM radio listening on headphones.

General FeaturesForm FactorBar/QWERTY
Dimension109 X 60 X 12.7mm
Battery1450 mAh

Software & Hardware

Mobile OSBlackBerry OS
DisplayTypeTFT LCD
Size2.44 Inch
ResolutionQVGA, 320 X 240 Pixels
Networks & Connectivity2G BandsGPRS/EDGE – 850/900/1800/1900 
3G BandsNA
4G InternetNA
Wi-Fi802.11 b/g/n enabled
Rear2 MP
Other FeaturesFixed Focus, 5X Digital Zoom
Memory and StorageInternal512MB
ExternalUp To 32GB
Other FeaturesFM RadioYes
Sound3.5mm Audio Jack, Loudspeaker
BBM KeyDedicated BBM Key

As a promotional offer, BlackBerry Curve 9220 customers can download apps from the BlackBerry App World worth Rs. 2500 for free till June 30, 2012 only.

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