Curve goes full-touch as RIM announces BlackBerry Curve 9380

Research In Motion (RIM) has announced new smartphone in its Curve series based on the BlackBerry 7 operating system.

The BlackBerry Curve 9380 is the first al-touch smartphone RIM has introduced in its Curve series of handsets.

It features a 3.2” high resolution display with 480×360 pixel HVGA+ resolution and comes with preinstalled social networking apps, including BBM (BlackBerry Messenger), Facebook, Twitter and Social Feeds apps. The handset also features a 5MP camera with flash and video recording, an 806 MHz processor, Wi-Fi – 802.11 b/g/n, NFC, Bluetooth, 8 GB on-board memory, plus microSD slot supporting up to 32 GB cards, and a 1230mAh battery.

The smartphone has been announced in Indonesia and should probably reach other parts of the world soon. Prices have not been revealed yet, but we’ll keep you updated on this.