AT&T Wireless Offers BlackBerry 7210

The color-screen handheld from RIM supports both voice and data capabilities.

AT&T Wireless on Wednesday started selling the BlackBerry 7210 Wireless Handheld, a color-screen device from Research and Motion Inc. that supports both voice and data capabilities.


Is the BlackBerry doomed? Click here to find out what eWEEK columnist Jim Louderback has to say about this.

With a screen that can display 65,000 colors, the device offers wireless access to e-mail and attachments, SMS, Internet and calendar access in addition to working as a phone. It runs in the 900 and1900 MHz GSM/GPRS bands, meaning it has international roaming capabilities.

AT&T is selling the 7210 for $449.99. Service plans vary, but start at $39.99 per handheld per month for data plans and $19.99 per handheld per month for voice plans.

Meanwhile, T-Mobile U.S.A. on Monday began selling the BlackBerry 7230 (see review), which is similar to the 7210 but has additional support for the1800 MHz GSM/GPRS band. T-Mobile is selling the device for $399.99. Service plans vary.