ATT announced today it will introduce the best value in its BlackBerry smartphone portfolio with the addition of the BlackBerry Curve 8520 from Research In Motion (RIM). The BlackBerry Curve 8520 has a high-resolution 320x240 display, a 512 MHz processor, 256 MB of Flash memory, and a 2 megapixel camera equipped with video recording. The BlackBerry Curve 8520 for AT&T will be $99.99 with a 2-year contract after $100 mail-in rebate. To read our review of the BlackBerry Curve 8520 for T-Mobile visit: http://www.mobiletechreview.com/phones/BlackBerry-Curve-8520.htm
More info on the BlackBerry Curve 8520 for AT&T:
The BlackBerry Curve 8520 is a stylish, easy-to-use, compact smartphone offering the best value for consumer and business customers looking for BlackBerry service. The smartphone features a full QWERTY keyboard and touch-sensitive trackpad for easy typing and navigation, built-in Wi-Fi and an advanced media player, plus dedicated media keys, smoothly integrated along the top of the handset, for a convenient way to control music and videos. The handset also provides global connectivity via phone, email, text, IM, picture messaging and social networking, with Facebook and My Space applications preloaded.
AT&T users of the new BlackBerry Curve 8520 can enjoy access to the nation?s largest Wi-Fi network with more than 20,000 U.S. hotspots ? including approximately 7,000 Starbucks locations. As with all other Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry smartphones from AT&T, BlackBerry Curve 8520 users with a qualifying data plan, which includes all consumer BlackBerry unlimited data plans, get seamless and unlimited access to these domestic hotspots at no additional cost. When traveling outside the U.S., BlackBerry Curve 8520 users can enjoy the best coverage worldwide with wireless voice coverage in more than 215 countries and wireless data coverage in more than 185 countries.
Mobile users will enjoy great battery life, simultaneous voice and data capabilities when using Wi-Fi, and the ability to access up to 10 corporate and personal email accounts whether they are corporate or personal accounts. The BlackBerry Curve 8520 also affords users the ability to edit Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files with DataViz Documents to Go suite.
The BlackBerry Curve 8520 smartphone will be available in the coming weeks for $99.99 after mail-in rebate. (Pay $199.99 and receive $100 AT&T Promotion Card. 2-year agreement on a min. $69.99 plan required.) AT&T smartphones require the purchase of a monthly data plan. Other monthly charges apply.