Verizon Wireless and Research In Motion have announced the launch of BlackBerry Curve 9310 smartphone in the US, a new smartphone for socially-connected customers.
The BlackBerry Curve 9310 all the core BlackBerry messaging and social-centric applications that let customers easily connect to the people and things that matter most to them. It has been pitched as an easy-to-use smartphone to help customers make the switch from a basic phone to a smartphone.
Running on BlackBerry 7.1, the Curve 9310 also features the BlackBerry keyboard for quick and easy typing and a dedicated BBM key for instant access to RIM's popular mobile social network.
Facebook and Twitter apps allow customers to easily interact with their social network in real time, and, with the new Social Feeds 2.0 app, they can post updates to multiple social networks simultaneously.
The new BlackBerry Curve 9310 smartphone is available at online at Verizon store in the US for $49.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement.
VZ Navigator capabilities
On-device Parental Controls
microSD card slot with support for up to 32 GB