Sprint today announced plans to offer the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 next month, giving customers the complete BlackBerry smartphone experience, including exciting new multimedia and communications capabilities for both personal and business use. Here is more info:
"Sporting a thin, sleek design, this amethyst-colored smartphone supports the broadest range of Sprint Power Vision Services ever offered on a BlackBerry device. Besides accessing core capabilities like calendar management, personal and corporate email, and viewing documents, customers can also take advantage of exclusive Sprint services like:
* Sprint Music Store ? Download stereo-quality tracks instantly over the air. Choose songs from thousands of artists in virtually every genre.
* Sprint TV(SM) ? Watch live TV or video-on-demand with full-motion video and vivid sound or catch the latest news, sports, weather, entertainment and movie trailers on the go. Choose from more than 50 live television channels.
* OnDemand ? Set up personal preferences and get customized news, sports, movies, and weather updates all based on your zip code. Stay informed and connected regardless of where you are on the Sprint Mobile Broadband Network.
* Sprint Navigation ? As the first carrier to offer GPS-capable BlackBerry devices, Sprint continues this innovation with support for Sprint Navigation which delivers voice-guided and on-screen turn-by-turn GPS-enabled driving directions, 3-D moving maps similar to an in-car navigation system or personal navigation device, as well as local search and real-time intelligent traffic alerts and one-click rerouting, anywhere on the Sprint Mobile Broadband Network.
Building upon the success of earlier models, the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 maintains a stylish slim device and includes several new features including:
* Built-in GPS * 2 MP camera with enhanced flash for pictures and video recording * External microSD/SDHC memory card slot for additional storage * Enhanced background noise, wind and echo cancellation * Stereo Bluetooth support and 3.5mm stereo headset jack * Improved media player and desktop media manager
Pricing and Availability The BlackBerry Pearl 8130 will be available next month online at www.sprint.com, through Sprint Telesales, Sprint business sales channels and retail locations.
Starting tomorrow customers can sign up to be notified of commercial availability of the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 from Sprint at www.sprint.com/pearl. Pricing will be announced upon commercial availability."