BlackBerry Curve 8900 coming to Malaysia

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BlackBerry Curve 8900Research In Motion, today introduced the BlackBerry Curve 8900 in Malaysia. The new BlackBerry Curve 8900 is the thinnest and lightest full-QWERTY BlackBerry smartphone and features a compact and refined design that works, looks and feels great.

“We are pleased to work with our carrier partners to offer this impressive new BlackBerry smartphone to customers in Malaysia,” said Gregory Wade, Regional Vice President, Asia Pacific at Research In Motion. “We believe that the BlackBerry Curve 8900 will be a very popular choice with both business customers and consumers, offering an exceptional mobile experience for their business and lifestyle needs.”

The BlackBerry Curve 8900 will be available from carriers Celcom and Maxis in February 2009, with pricing and service plans to be announced by each carrier respectively. Until then, you can see some basic specs after the jump, or head to RIM’s BlackBerry Curve 8900′s device page for more information.

The new BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone features a stylish black finish with a chrome frame. Housed within its elegant, compact design are a wide range of powerful communications and multimedia features, as well as an easy-to-use full-QWERTY keyboard and a large, brilliant display. At approximately 110 grams and 109 x 60 x 13.5 millimeters, the BlackBerry Curve 8900 feels great in the hand and is comfortable for either one-handed or two-handed use. In addition to its advanced phone, email, messaging, organizer, web browser and multimedia applications, it features built-in GPS that supports location-based applications and services. It also allows easy access to social networking sites and has built-in Wi-Fi® (802.11 b/g), making it easier to stay connected to family, friends and colleagues.

The stylish and powerful new smartphone includes a large, vivid HVGA+ (480×360 resolution) display – the highest resolution available on a BlackBerry smartphone – as well as a 512MHz next generation processor for fast and responsive performance. The handset’s advanced multimedia capabilities include a 3.2-megapixel camera with image stabilization, digital zoom, flash and the ability to record video*, as well as a rich media player, a 3.5mm stereo headset jack and headset. It also features a hot-swappable microSD/SDHC memory card slot with support for memory cards of up to 16GB per card, giving customers plenty of storage to carry, capture and enjoy more of their music, pictures and video wherever they go.

“We are pleased to work with our carrier partners to offer this impressive new BlackBerry smartphone to customers in Malaysia,” said Gregory Wade, Regional Vice President, Asia Pacific at Research In Motion. “We believe that the BlackBerry Curve 8900 will be a very popular choice with both business customers and consumers, offering an exceptional mobile experience for their business and lifestyle needs.”

Availability
The BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone will be available from Celcom and Maxis in February 2009. Pricing and service plans will be announced by each carrier respectively.

For further details, please visit www.blackberry.com.

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