New Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry smartphones for MTN customers
MTN South Africa and Research In Motion (RIM) today announced the availability of two Wi-Fi® enabled BlackBerry® smartphones for MTN customers: the BlackBerry® Curve™ 8320 and BlackBerry® Pearl™ 8120 smartphones.
MTN offers a wide and growing selection of BlackBerry smartphones so that each subscriber can choose the model that best meets their needs.
“Each of these BlackBerry smartphones blends powerful communications and connectivity capabilities with exceptional ease-of-use and elegant design,” says Don Morrison, Chief Operating Officer at RIM. “The built-in Wi-Fi support can give users fast and flexible access to their email, the Web and the intranet from any Wi-Fi hotspot in the world. This flexibility helps users to stay connected and to make the most of their time on the go.”
“MTN is committed to offering its customers communications solutions with a broad variety of multimedia features,” says Pieter Verkade – MTN SA Chief Marketing Officer. “These two handsets will bring additional choice to our extensive smartphone range,” says Verkade.
BlackBerry Curve 8320 smartphone:
Featuring a metallic silver-colour finish, soft edges and compact design, the BlackBerry Curve 8320 is the smallest and lightest BlackBerry smartphone with a full QWERTY keyboard.
Features include a 2 megapixel digital camera, media player, Wi-Fi capabilities, expandable memory, Voice Dialing, and trackball navigation. Plus, users get all the core functionality that they expect from a BlackBerry smartphone, including email and text messaging, instant messaging, web browser and premium phone features.
BlackBerry Pearl 8120 smartphone:
The BlackBerry Pearl 8120 includes rich multimedia capabilities together with powerful communications features in a small, sleek design. The BlackBerry Pearl 8120 includes a 2 megapixel digital camera with video recording*, an externally accessible microSD/SDHC memory slot and built-in Wi-Fi. These new features add to the renowned BlackBerry smartphone experience for email, phone, messaging (SMS, IM, MMS), web browsing, multimedia, organiser and other applications.