Vodafone and RIM Launch the BlackBerry Curve 8900 in Spain

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BlackBerry Curve 8900Vodafone and Research In Motion today launched the BlackBerry Curve 8900 for Vodafone customers in Spain. The new BlackBerry Curve 8900 has an expansive feature set that keeps users easily connected with their office, friends and family. In addition to being an exceptional phone with email, messaging, organizer, web browser and multimedia applications, the new BlackBerry Curve 8900 features built-in Wi-Fi, GPS, a next generation processor (512 MHz) and a dazzling hi-resolution display, enabling customers to remain connected, productive and entertained while on the move.

Vodafone is selling the BlackBerry Curve 8900 for a flat rate of 18€ per month with BIS service. Those interested can head to Vodafone’s website or look at more BlackBerry Curve 8900 device specs after the jump.

Services and Features

In a sleek and new style, the BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone from Vodafone features a full-QWERTY keyboard and intuitive trackball that allow exceptionally easy typing and navigation. Its full-featured media player supports media streaming and can play all your favorite songs and videos. With its new 3.2 megapixel camera, with auto focus, digital zoom, flash and video recording*, you can take sharp, print-quality pictures to capture the moment and immediately send them to a friend or post them on the Internet. The microSD/SDHC expandable memory card slot supports up to 16GB per card, giving users plenty of storage that is easily interchangeable.

At approximately 110 grams and 109 x 60 x 13.5 millimeters, the BlackBerry Curve 8900 from Vodafone is the thinnest full QWERTY BlackBerry smartphone to date and comes with a sleek and refined design that feels comfortable for either one-handed or two-handed use. Its large, striking, 2.4 inch HVGA+ display (480×360 resolution) projects vivid color and makes text, pictures and video a pleasure to view. It provides flexible connectivity with built-in Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g) and can help people find their way with its GPS capabilities.

The BlackBerry Curve 8900 is a quad-band smartphone — GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz — providing global connectivity for fast data access and web browsing. The smartphone can be used with both BlackBerry® Internet Service and BlackBerry® Enterprise Server.

Price and Flat Rate

The BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone from Vodafone will be available with BlackBerry® Internet Service at a flat rate of 18€ per month, which allows users to browse the web, and access email, instant messages and social networks.