AT&T today introduced an cool looking, dark ruby-colored version of the BlackBerry Pearl and a striking crimson iteration of the Treo 680. The red BlackBerry Pearl is the first wireless handset to be branded for the new AT&T.
Michael Woodward, executive director, mobile professional solutions, for AT&Tsaid, “The new red BlackBerry Pearl and crimson Palm Treo 680 are the next ‘gotta have it’ wireless handsets from AT&T.”
Woodward added “The additional choices of color offer panache and style, and these world-class products boast all of the features that made the original versions very popular among AT&T customers.”
The red BlackBerry Pearl measures just 4.2 inches x 1.97 inches x .57 inches, weighs only 3.1 ounces and includes the supple and responsive trackball that makes vertical and lateral scrolling fast and easy. The red BlackBerry Pearl sports a 1.3 megapixel digital camera, multimedia capabilities and an expandable memory slot along with easy-to-use phone, e-mail and browser applications. The unique “push-based” BlackBerry service gives users synchronized access to both personal and corporate e-mail accounts with attachment viewing and the ability to manage numerous e-mail accounts while on the go.
The red BlackBerry Pearl also comes with optional services for example Push To Talk and GPS-based wireless navigation services from TeleNav, Inc. — the subscription-based TeleNav GPS Navigator, and the free wirelessly downloadable TeleNav Maps.
The crimson Palm Treo 680 smart device is a mobile phone which is packed with several cool features such as an MP3 player, digital camera, camcorder and video player. The Treo 680 also includes a built-in QWERTY keyboard makes it easy to compose and reply to e-mail, edit documents and use a messaging application that displays text-messaging conversations as “threaded chats,” similar to IM. The crimson Palm Treo 680 smart device supports a variety of e-mail platforms which includes Good Mobile Messaging from Motorola Good Technology Group and Cingular Xpress Mail.
You would need a Bluetooth enabled GPS receiver for GPS capabilities to work in both the Treo 680 and BlackBerry Pearl which can be purchased separately.
Both the red BlackBerry Pearl and crimson Treo 680 have quad-band capabilities.
The Palm Treo 680 smart device and BlackBerry Pearl are cost $199.99 which includes a two-year contract and after rebates.