In June this year, the BlackBerry Curve 8300 smartphone was launched in India with Hutch and Airtel as the exclusive carriers. Now, the BlackBerry Curve 8300 smartphone has arrived in Mumbai on another mobile carrier thanks to RIM and BPL Mobile! Cellular service provider BPL Mobile will now offer the smart device to customers in Mumbai.
The BlackBerry Curve 8300 smart phone like any other BlackBerry solution is packed with features that offer a good blend of communications, multimedia and Web capabilities.
BPL Mobile is targeting the BlackBerry Curve 8300 at young professionals in the age group of 25-35 who wish to maintain a balance between work and fun. It has also been aimed at those who are looking out for a phone that enhances productivitym communication and fun in their professional and personal life.
According to S.Subramaniam, CEO, BPL Mobile, “BlackBerry smartphones are trusted by mobile professionals globally and we are very excited to offer the BlackBerry Curve 8300 smartphone to our subscribers. From our consumer insight, it is evident that today’s young, energetic and on-the-move professionals seek a single handset that can keep them connected and productive yet help them unwind with entertainment features.”
The BlackBerry Curve 8300 smartphone features a stylish finish, an ultra-bright 320×240 pixel large display, QWERTY keyboard and an intuitive trackball navigation system. Plus, this smart device integrates light sensing technology that automatically adjusts blacklighting levels for optimal viewing in indoor, outdoor and dark environments.
Multimedia features of the BlackBerry Curve 8300 smartphone include a 2 mega pixel camera with 5x digital zoom, built-in flash, self-portrait mirror and full screen view finder.
Users will also be able to share photos easily and instantly by email, MMS or BlackBerry Messenger. Alternatively, media can be transferred over Bluetooth or USB cable.
Software that comes preloaded on the BlackBerry Curve 8300 inlcude the Roxio Media Manager for BlackBerry desktop software, which allows 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, videos for optimal playback on the smart phone.
For corporate customers, BlackBerry Enterprise Server integrates with frequently used software like IBM Lotus Domino, Microsoft Exchange and Novell GroupWise environments.
Norm Lo, Vice President of Asia Pacific at Research In Motion, said, “We are pleased to be working with BPL Mobile to bring the BlackBerry Curve 8300 smartphone to their customers in Mumbai. The BlackBerry Curve 8300 smartphone is an exceptional choice for customers that want to stay connected to the information and people that matter most.”
BPL Mobile being the mobile carrier for the BlackBerry Curve 8300 smartphone will offer customers the BlackBerry Internet service on purchase of this device. This service allows users to access up to ten supported personal email accounts including popular ISP email accounts.