Telefonica Moviles and Research In Motion today introduced the BlackBerry 8700g in Spain. The BlackBerry 8700g incorporates the powerful Intel PXA901 cellular processor, in addition to featuring software in Catalan. The device will be available in February 2006 and will be officially showcased during the 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona, February 13-16.
The BlackBerry 8700g, faster and more powerful than its predecessors, has been updated with a sleek, more lightweight and ergonomic new design.
The BlackBerry 8700g provides best-in-class performance for email, phone, SMS, Web browsing, organizer and corporate data applications in a lightweight, all-in-one device. A dramatically enhanced device platform, which includes an Intel PXA901 cellular processor, enables users to experience faster Web browsing, application performance and attachment viewing.
The new BlackBerry 8700g also comes equipped with software in Catalan for the available services, BluetoothÂ® support for hands-free use with car kits and headsets and features increased memory (64 MB flash), BlackBerry Messenger, a built-in speakerphone, as well as a high resolution landscape QVGA (320×240) LCD screen that incorporates intelligent light sensing technology to automatically adjust both the LCD and keyboard lighting to provide an optimized view in outdoor, indoor and dark environments.
Movistar currently offers three BlackBerry service packages, with different features for each market segment. BlackBerry from Movistar – Profesional targets professionals and SME’s; BlackBerry from Movistar – Empresa targets large corporations and BlackBerry from Movistar – Multinacional targets multinationals already using BlackBerry elsewhere and wish to extend their service to Movistar at its Spanish subsidiary.