Just last week we posted a review of the Blackberry 8120 for AT T, and today T-Mobile US has announced that the 8120 will be available on April 14th. With WiFi on board, it will support T-Mo's Hotspot @Home service for calls over WiFi.
And here's more info from RIM's press release: Today, T-Mobile and RIM announced the availability of the BlackBerry Pearl 8120, a sleek handset with the power of built-in Wi-Fi support. The newest Pearl provides consumers with a stylish way to stay connected by adding Wi-Fi connectivity for both voice and data as well as support for T-Mobile?s HotSpot @Home service offering unlimited, nationwide calling over any Wi-Fi connection.
The BlackBerry Pearl 8120 builds on the success of the original BlackBerry Pearl 8100, while expanding its features to meet the growing needs of consumers. New features include:
? Wi-Fi support for both voice and data ? Updated visual interface with new font rendering technology and graphic enhancements ? Advanced media player with full-screen video playback, stereo Bluetooth support and 3.5 mm stereo headphone jack ? Enhanced SureType keyboard system with word completion, spell check and easier editing of misspelled words. ? 2-megapixel camera with video recorder ? An external microSD/SDHC memory card slot ? Support for High Speed USB for data transfers up to 10 MB/s.
The BlackBerry Pearl 8120 will be available April 14th.
-------------------- Lisa Gade Editor in Chief, MobileTechReview