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The Phone House brings BlackBerry Bold and Pearl Flip to Spain in December


BlackBerry Bold

The final destination in our BlackBerry launch trip around the world is lovely Spain. It is here that the Phone House has announced that it will be launching both the BlackBerry Bold and BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 later this month.

A quick search of www.phonehouse.es shows a 269 € price for the BlackBerry Bold but nothing yet for the Pearl Flip. To bide your time until launch, you can read our exhaustive BlackBerry Bold review with full device specs below.

The Ultimate BlackBerry Bold Review (with full device specs)


BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 Coming to Spain this Fall


BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220

We’re almost at the point with these BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 releases that we might need to make a ‘FlipBerrys Around the World’ post. Telefonica announced today that it is bringing RIM’s first flip phone to Spain this fall. As such, there’s no word yet on pricing, but by way of comparison, Italian carrier TIM released the BlackBerry Pear Flip last week for 269€.

For our Spanish friends, more information on the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 can be found at http://es.blackberry.com/, or you can view the full device specs after the jump.

BlackBerry Pearl 8220 specs

BlackBerry Bold launches in Spain and Serbia


vip blackberry bold

Add two new countries to the list of places that have BlackBerry Bold availability before RIM’s largest market. Telefonica, Spain’s largest carrier, has yet to release any pricing info, but has announced BlackBerry Bold availability for its subscribers. Our Spanish friends can heat to www.blackberrybold.es for more information or read our exhaustive review linked below.

Serbians have one up on the Spaniards, however, as Serbian carrier Vip announced the release of not only the BlackBerry Bold but the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 as well through the Vodafone Office product portfolio.

“We are delighted that as a result of our ongoing relationship, Vip are extending their Vodafone Office product range to include the latest BlackBerry smartphones,” said Paul-Gerhard Itjeshorst, Executive, Vodafone Partner Market. “Mobile email is an essential tool in today’s fast-paced business world and Vip are working hard to ensure their customers in Serbia can enjoy the full benefits of the complete BlackBerry solution.”

This is pretty great news for our Serbian friends, as the country has only had Blackberry service since December of 2007. Once again, no pricing information is available, but it will eventually turn up on Vip’s BlackBerry product site.

The Ultimate BlackBerry Bold Review (with full device specs)

(via RIM x 2)

BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 Updates: Silver colour, O2 and T-Mobile Germany launches


BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220

For flip phone lovers who can’t get enough of the newly announced BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220, we have a variety of updates for you. First, our Spanish friends over at MiBlackBerry.com have found a new Pearl Flip colour in a RIM press release: Silver. No word yet on if we’ll be able to see this colour in North America, but it sure does look pretty. Hopefully those Rogers Pearl Flip parties will shed some light on the situation.

Second, BlackBerryNews.com is reporting that “internal documents” indicate the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 will also soon be released on O2 and T-Mobile Germany. Hopefully these releases will come with some new colors as well.

(via BBN, MiBlackBerry)

More BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 Silver Screenshots

Pink BlackBerry 8120 comes to Spain


OrangeOrange launched the pink Wi-Fi BlackBerry Pearl in Spain the other day, no doubt to the fanfare of many mujeres. Wi-Fi BlackBerrys might be old hat in Spain, considering they were the first to host them, but something tells me the novelty of coloured cases still hasn’t worn off. Pink has been a definite factor in pulling in the female demographic, but of course, it’s not all frivolous – the BlackBerry 8120 makes use of Orange’s UMA service, Único Empresas, for cheap calls over Wi-Fi. For more info, hit up Orange Spain.

Vodafone bringing the BlackBerry Bold to Spain


VodafoneNot to be left out, Spain will be getting the BlackBerry 9000 from Vodafone in July. We were counting on Vodafone providing the Bold for some time now, and at this point it’s just a matter of seeing which countries will be getting their kicks first. Pricetag is going to be around the €300 mark, and falls in line with other release dates we’ve been hearing.