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 Features Form Factor Bar/QWERTY
Dimension 109 X 60 X 12.7mm
Weight 102g
Battery 1450 mAh

Software & Hardware

Mobile OS BlackBerry OS
Version 7.1
Display Type TFT LCD
Size 2.44 Inch
Resolution QVGA, 320 X 240 Pixels
Networks & Connectivity 2G Bands GPRS/EDGE – 850/900/1800/1900 
3G Bands NA
4G Internet NA
Bluetooth V2.1
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n enabled
Camera Front
Rear 2 MP
Other Features Fixed Focus, 5X Digital Zoom
Memory and Storage Internal 512MB
External Up To 32GB
RAM 512
Other Features FM Radio Yes
Sound 3.5mm Audio Jack, Loudspeaker
BBM Key Dedicated 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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