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AT&T and RIM unveils BlackBerry Pearl in the US

AT&T Inc and Research In Motion (RIM) have launched BlackBerry Pearl 8120 for business customers in the US. The key feature of the phone is its Wi-Fi capability. The Pearl 8120 is a small sized phone boasting business functionalities.

BlackBerry e-mail and messaging capabilities including RIM’s SureType keyboard enhanced with word completion, built-in spell-checker and user-customized dictionary are the salient features of the Pearl 8120. Besides, it features ultrabright 240 x 260 pixel display, a 2-megapixel camera with video recorder, an advanced media player, a 3.5-mm stereo headset jack, and microSD/SDHC memory slot for additional storage and Bluetooth are few features of the BlackBerry Pearl 8120.

Moreover, the phone enables simultaneous voice and data access when connected to a Wi-Fi network. The latest BlackBerry phone is as small as 4.2″ x 2.4″ x 0.5″ and weighs in at only 3.2 ounces.

“The BlackBerry Pearl 8120 from AT&T delivers the full power of the BlackBerry platform in a sleek and stylish handset that is ideal for both business and personal use,” said Mark Guibert, vice president, Corporate Marketing at Research In Motion. “With a range of hardware and software enhancements, including built-in Wi-Fi, the BlackBerry Pearl 8120 is an ideal choice for customers who want a new phone with powerful communications and multimedia features in an incredibly small candy bar design.”

The BlackBerry Pearl 8120 is available at AT&T stores in the US at as low as $199.99, with a two-year contract, unlimited data plan and $39.99 voice plan.

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