T-Mobile Announces the BlackBerry Curve 9315
T-Mobile USA and Research In Motion today announced the BlackBerry Curve 9315, a monoblock smartphone with a QWERTY keyboard and BlackBerry OS 7.1. The Curve 9315, a variant of the 9310, is an entry-level smartphone that includes a 3.2-megapixel camera, a dedicated BlackBerry Messenger button, GPS and navigation, parental controls, and support for microSD cards up to 32GB. The Curve 9315's display measures 2.44 inches and has 320 x 420 pixels. It supports 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, and includes an FM radio. The 9315 will not be updated to RIM's brand new operating system, BlackBerry 10, which debuts later this month. The Curve 9315 will be available via presale to T-Mobile customers beginning January 16, and should reach T-Mobile stores January 23. It will require a deposit of $49.99 and then 20 monthly payments of $10 if paired with T-Mobile's Equipment Installment Plan. Alternately, customers can pay $49.99 for the 9315 with a traditional two-year voice and data plan.
BlackBerry 9320 Features BBM Button
Research In Motion today added the BlackBerry Curve 9320 to its entry-level range of smartphones. It is a compact monoblock-style device with a full backlit QWERTY keyboard and a 2.44-inch non-touch display with 320 x 240 resolution.
AT&T to Sell BlackBerry Priv November 6
AT&T today revealed its launch plans for the BlackBerry Priv smartphone, which reaches stores Nov. 6.
T-Mobile to Sell BlackBerry Classic May 13
T-Mobile today said it would make the BlackBerry Classic smartphone available to customers beginning May 13. The Classic has been sold by other carriers for months.
BlackBerry KEYone Goes On Sale Today for $549
TCL today announced that the BlackBerry KEYone, a smartphone it developed with BlackBerry Mobile, is now available for purchase online. The handset includes a 4.5-inch touch display, full QWERTY keyboard, Snapdragon 625 processor, 12-megpixel camera, LTE, and Android 7.1 Nougat with BlackBerry Hub and BlackBerry Messenger.
AT&T Drops BlackBerry Priv Price to $640
BlackBerry said AT&T has lowered the price of the the Priv smartphone by $100. The phone now costs $640 at full retail, instead of $740, or $199 with a two-year contract, instead of $250.
Why bother with this outdated phone if the new BB10 phone is coming out this month. This is a glorified feature phone. Boost sells the 9310 on prepaid for under $100.
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