T-Mobile Sets U.S. Debut of BlackBerry Curve 8900
Following Research In Motion's BlackBerry Bold and BlackBerry Storm entry into the U.S. smartphone market, T-Mobile's BlackBerry Curve 8900 is the thinnest and lightest QWERTY device of the burgeoning BlackBerry line of smartphones. The new device features built-in GPS and Wi-Fi supporting voice and data in addition to the now usual smartphone lineup of a Web browser, music player and camera.T-Mobile USA plans it own exclusive BlackBerry with the introduction of the BlackBerry Curve 8900 in February. AT&T already has its own deal with BlackBerry maker Research In Motion to offer the BlackBerry Bold, while Verizon features the BlackBerry Storm as a smartphone. The new hybrid, quad-band Curve 8900 is the thinnest and lightest QWERTY device of the burgeoning BlackBerry line of smartphones. In addition to the popular keyboard, the device features built-in GPS and support of location-based services, built-in Wi-Fi 802.11b/g supporting voice and data, and support for T-Mobile's unlimited hot spot calling service.
In addition, the device has a 3.2-megapixel camera, a music player and a hot-swappable microSD/SDHC memory card slot with a 256MB card. The new Curve also comes with support for memory cards up to 16GB.