The BlackBerry Curve 8310 features a smooth and comfortable handset design and delivers the renowned mobile communications experience that BlackBerry smartphone users have come to know and love. It offers exceptional email, messaging and phone features together with fast web browsing, enhanced multimedia capabilities, a 2 megapixel camera, an easy-to-use QWERTY keyboard and an intuitive trackball navigation system. With the BlackBerry Curve 8310, it’s easy for Canadians to get where they’re going, connect with friends, family and co-workers, and access important information on the go.
The new BlackBerry Curve 8310 from Rogers features:
A small and stylish design with smooth edges, titanium toned finish and chrome highlights. It measures 107mm x 60mm x 15.5mm and weighs approximately 111 grams.
Built-in GPS, BlackBerry(R) Maps, and TeleNav(R) Navigator, for accurate turn by turn directions.
A 2 megapixel camera with 5x digital zoom, built-in flash, self-portrait mirror and full screen viewfinder. The camera can capture images in up to three picture quality and size resolutions that can be quickly shared via email, MMS, BlackBerry(R) Messenger or Bluetooth(R). Photos can also be set as a unique caller IDs or Home Screen image.
EDGE/GPRS/GSM connectivity operating on Roger’s high speed nationwide network, with roaming in 200 countries for voice and 127 countries for data.
Premium phone features including noise cancellation technology to offset background noise, Speaker Independent Voice Recognition (SIVR) for Voice Activated Dialing (VAD), dedicated ’send’, ’end’, and ’mute’ keys, low-distortion speakerphone, and Bluetooth (2.0) support for hands-free use with headsets, car kits and Bluetooth peripherals.
A microSD expandable memory slot for additional data storage.
A built-in spell checker with user-customizable dictionary to help ensure accuracy of emails and other text entries.
A powerful new media manager application included with the BlackBerry (R) Desktop Manager software. The Roxio(R) Media Manager for BlackBerry(R), which was developed with Sonic(R) and based on the award-winning Roxio Easy Media Creator(R) 9, introduces a new level of simplicity, allowing users to easily search for media files on their computer, view and organize them, create MP3 music files from CDs, add audio tags, create playlists and automatically copy or convert pictures, music and videos for optimal playback.
A 3.5mm stereo headset jack, support for Bluetooth stereo audio profile (A2DP/AVRCP), and dedicated volume controls.
Support for polyphonic, mp3 and MIDI and RealTrax ringtunes.
Support for instant messaging with BlackBerry Messenger, Google(R) Talk and Yahoo!(R) Messenger pre-loaded.
BlackBerry(R) Internet Service support that allows access to up to 10 personal and corporate email accounts, including most popular ISP email accounts.
BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Server support for enterprise deployments, enabling advanced security and IT administration within IBM(R) Lotus (R) Domino(R), Microsoft(R) Exchange and Novell(R) GroupWise(R) environments.
Support for downloading music directly to the device using Rogers Music Store.
Accessories for the BlackBerry Curve 8310, including premium leather holsters and totes, an automotive charger, and Bluetooth(R) headsets, are available at www.shopblackberry.com.
Availability & Pricing
The BlackBerry Curve 8310 will be available in Canada from Rogers Wireless in retail and business channels beginning September 11 for $299.99, with activation of a minimum $40 voice plan and data plan for a three year term. [September 10, 2007]
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