Sprint will make the Blackberry Tour smartphone on Sprint's 3G network available online at www.sprint.com and 1-800-Sprint1, as well as our direct business sales team, on July 12. The BlackBerry Tour will be available for $199.99 with a new line of service or eligible upgrade, two-year service agreement and $50 instant rebate and $100 mail-in rebate. Additional savings may be available to business customers through their Sprint account manager.
Here is more info on the Sprint version of the BlackBerry smartphone:
The BlackBerry Tour smartphone is a powerful mobility tool that operates on Sprint?s nationwide 3G (EV-DO Rev. A) network domestically.
It also roams on other high-speed wireless networks around the world for reliable voice and email communication without missing a beat. The BlackBerry Tour smartphone operates on 2100 MHz UMTS/HSPA and quad-band EDGE/GSM/GPRS networks where Sprint has international roaming agreements. Sprint customers will have the power to make or receive phone calls in more than 185 countries and access BlackBerry data services including email and Web browsing in nearly 150 countries.
This sophisticated smartphone enables customers to be more productive and better equipped to manage both their busy personal and business lives. It is ideally suited for those who want to stay socially connected, and lets you share moments through pictures and videos via MMS and instant message on popular IM services or BlackBerry Messenger. It also offers easy access to your favorite social networking sites like Flickr, MySpace and Facebook, and you get smooth integration between the BlackBerry Tour smartphone and your Facebook events and friends giving you a great view of what?s happening both personally and professionally.
This is the most powerful business smartphone in Sprint?s line-up with instant access to emails, calendar, contacts, robust business applications and location-based services, leveraging the best performing networks both domestically and abroad.
Additional features that appeal to businesses include: ? A vibrant high-resolution display (480 x 360 at 245 ppi) ? A large, full-QWERTY keyboard and intuitive trackball navigation ? Corporate and personal email with attachment viewing, and calendar and integrated address book ? Up to 16 GB of expandable memory with a microSD/SDHC card For more information on BlackBerry Tour smartphone, visit www.sprint.com/tour or www.blackberry.com/tour "