BlackBerry Curve 8530 Smartphone now up for grabs through Cricket

Cricket BlackBerry 8530

Users who were anticipating mobile devices from Cricket’s kitty to get released before the year welcomes a wind-up have just got some great news. The company has now announced the immediate availability of the BlackBerry Curve 8530 for its UK users.

RIM’s exclusive email and keyboard combination is incorporated in the Curve 8530 which lets users seamlessly browse the Web and access numerous applications from the BlackBerry App World. Cricket is set to entice users by offering this device at a low-priced BlackBerry plan.

“By offering industry-leading Smartphones, like the BlackBerry Curve 8530, Cricket is delivering the products people want at the prices they can afford. Add that to our new all-inclusive, true rate BlackBerry Plan that offers 3G service at nearly half the cost of other 3G Smartphone plans in the market, and Cricket is solidifying its position as the cost-conscious provider, respecting the budgets and real-life needs of our customers every step of the way,” shared Al Moschner, Cricket’s chief operating officer.

BlackBerry owners can enjoy powerful multimedia features of the Curve 8530 featuring dedicated multimedia keys on the top of the handset. With its 2 megapixel camera, users can also record videos and view clear cut images on its 320 x 240 pixel color display.

On the connectivity front, the handset equips Wi-Fi 802.11b/g, Bluetooth support, and built-in GPS. In addition to accessing emails and networking websites, social butterflies can take advantage of its unlimited talk, text, video, and picture messaging capabilities.

Users can snap up the BlackBerry Curve 8530 for $299.99 through Cricket’s retail stores and dealers as well as through its official website. The device will be available by the service provider’s true rate $60 BlackBerry Plan, presenting unlimited nationwide talk, text, email, web browsing, picture mail, and international text capabilities on Cricket’s all-3G network.