T-Mobile let us know that they are officially getting the BlackBerry Curve 3G. We already knew this more or less but now we have confirmation on the colors. It will be coming in Smoky Violet and Graphite Grey. They did not mention anything about it getting BlackBerry 6 in the future but they did say it will include visual voicemail along with GPS and Wi-Fi.
So far we have no clear indication on pricing or when it will actually come to stores other than T-Mobile saying:
The BlackBerry Curve 3G is anticipated to be available in the coming weeks at T-Mobile retail stores, select dealers and online at http://www.T-Mobile.com.
Key Features of the BlackBerry Curve 3G include:
- Full QWERTY keyboard and touch-sensitive optical trackpad for responsive typing and easy navigation
- Available in two color finishes smoky violet and graphite grey
- Premium phone features including calendaring, voice-activated dialing, Visual Voicemail and Bluetooth 2.1
- Advanced media player for music, pictures and videos, with dedicated media keys and a 3.5 mm stereo headset jack, plus BlackBerryMedia Sync, which makes it easy to quickly sync music from iTunes or Windows Media Player with the smartphone
- 2-megapixel camera with zoom and video recording
- Built-in GPS with location-based services by TeleNav
- Access to BlackBerry App World, featuring a broad and growing catalog of mobile applications developed specifically for BlackBerry smartphones. Categories include games, entertainment, social networking and sharing, news and weather, productivity, and much more.
- Web browser delivers a desktop-like experience, including HTML e-mail
- BlackBerry Internet Service support for access to up to 10 e-mail accounts including Yahoo! , Windows Live Hotmail, AOL advanced security and IT administration features for corporate deployments
- Six popular instant messaging clients preloaded, including AOL Instant Messenger, Google Talk, ICQ , Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger and BlackBerry Messenger
- Fast 624 MHz processor, 256MB of internal memory and hot-swappable microSD/SDHC card slot with support for up to 32GB with a pre-installed 2GB memory card
- BlackBerry OS 5; support for BlackBerry OS 6
- Model number: BlackBerry Curve 9300
- Wi-Fi enabled (802.11 b/g/n) for data and voice
- Quad-band GSM world phone: (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
- Tri-Band 3G UMTS/HSDPA world phone: (Band I, Band IV, Band VIII)
- Dimensions: 4.3 inches x 2.4 inches x 0.55 inches; 3.8 ounces; 2.4-inch screen, 320×240 pixels QVGA
- Rechargeable/removable 1150 mAhr battery, for up to 4.5 hours of talk time and 19 days of standby time