Research In Motion (RIM) today announced the launch of three new BlackBerry 7 OS smartphones in India, the BlackBerry Bold 9790, BlackBerry Curve 9350 CDMA and BlackBerry Curve 9380.
All of the handsets will be boasting BlackBerry OS 7 and will be having the NFC connectivity option.
The new BlackBerry Bold 9790 smartphone is basically the younger sister of the recently launched Bold 9900 and runs on the BlackBerry 7 OS and boasts a 1 GHz processor with 768MB of RAM, a 2.4 inch capacitive touch screen, 8GB onboard memory with expandable memory card slot up-to 32 GB, Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth, NFC and a 5MP camera with 720p video support and an LED flash. The Bold 9790 is priced at Rs. 27,490.
The BlackBerry Curve 9350 is the CDMA version of the Curve 9360 which was launched about a month back in India. It has a slim and light-weight design and has a 800MHz processor with 512MB of RAM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, a 5 MP camera with flash and video and expandable memory of up to 32GB. The Curve 9350 should be a good addition to the BlackBerry family as it runs on the CDMA network which should attract the CDMA population in the country. The BlackBerry Curve 9350 is priced Rs. 20,990.
The Curve 9380 is the first all-touch smartphone in the BlackBerry Curve family and has a 3.2 inch high resolution all-touch display with a virtual QWERTY keyboard and a trackpad. Other features include a 800MHz processor with 512MB RAM, expandable memory of up to 32GB, a 5MP camera, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G and NFC. The BlackBerry Curve 9380 is priced at Rs. 20,990.
The BlackBerry Bold 9790, BlackBerry Curve 9350 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 smartphones are expected to be available nationally starting the week of December 1st 2011. The company has also tied up with Aircel to provide special tariffs, VAS and free NFC apps for the consumers of any of the three handsets.