T-Mobile USA and Research In Motion (RIM) today announced the most affordable BlackBerry smartphone on T-Mobile's nationwide network, the BlackBerry Curve 9315. Powered by the BlackBerry 7.1 OS and T-Mobile's 3G, the BlackBerry Curve 9315 has a QVGA display, a 3.2 MP camera, a MicroSD card slot, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS and BBM, and a 1450mAh battery. Here's more info on this new BlackBerry smartphone on T-Mobile:
Combining an intuitive interface with a QWERTY keyboard, the BlackBerry Curve 9315 features built-in Wi-Fi connectivity for voice and data, enabling customers to access the information they need when and where they need it, and Wi-Fi calling, allowing calls and messages over an available Wi-Fi network. With a dedicated BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) key, preloaded apps for Facebook and Twitter and the Social Feeds 2.0 app, customers can easily interact with their friends, coworkers and social networks whether it's instant messaging, posting or tweeting.
The new BlackBerry Curve 9315 offers a 3.2-megapixel camera with LED flash and digital zoom as well as video recording capabilities. Customers also have the ability to geo-tag the location of their pictures by utilizing the smartphone's built-in GPS. In addition, the smartphone features a microSD card slot for up to 32GB of additional media storage and a built-in FM radio letting customers tune in to local FM stations. With the BlackBerry App World storefront, customers have exclusive access to a wide range of apps, allowing them to enhance their smartphone experience with entertainment, personalization and productivity apps of their choosing.
The BlackBerry Curve 9315 will be available in an exclusive pre-sale for T-Mobile business customers beginning January 16 and is expected to be available in T-Mobile retail stores, via www.T-Mobile.com, and with select dealers and national retailers beginning January 23, 2013. For well-qualified customers, the Curve 9315 will require a $49.99 out-of-pocket down payment and 20 equal monthly payments of $10 per month via T-Mobile's Equipment Installment Plan (EIP)1, with a two-year service agreement and qualifying T-Mobile Value voice and data plan. Customers may also purchase the Curve 9315 for $49.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate card, with a two-year service agreement and qualifying T-Mobile Classic voice and data plan.