Thursday, August 21, 2008

Rogers Releasing New BlackBerry Bold

Rogers is releasing the BlackBerry Bold today at twice the price of the Apple iPhone 3G. Rogers customers will have to pay $399 plus sign a three year contract with a $45/month data plan to obtain the device.

The BlackBerry Bold smartphone from Rogers Wireless features:
- An elegant design measuring 114mm x 66mm x 15mm and weighing approximately 136 grams
- Tri-band HSDPA and quad-band EDGE support for global roaming(*)
- Stunning half-VGA (480x320 resolution at 217 ppi) colour display with integrated lens for eye-popping definition and clarity
- Enhanced HTML browser delivers high performance with desktop-style depiction
- Enterprise-grade Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g)
- Built-in GPS with support for location based applications and services including geotagging; comes with BlackBerry(R) Maps preinstalled
- 1 GB on-board storage memory, as well as an externally accessible microSD/SDHC memory card slot(xx) for additional storage
- A removable/rechargeable 1500 mAhr battery
- DataViz(R) Documents To Go(R) preinstalled, enabling customers to edit Word, Excel and PowerPoint files on the smartphone
- 2 megapixel camera with digital zoom, built-in flash and video recording
- Advanced media player for viewing pictures, listening to music and watching videos
- Support for High Speed USB 2.0 enables quick file transfers between a PC and the smartphone
- BlackBerry(R) Desktop Manager software, which includes Roxio(R) Media Manager for BlackBerry(R), a powerful media manager application that allows users to easily manage media files on their computer and transfer them to the smartphone; the BlackBerry Bold also comes with the new BlackBerry(R) Media Sync application for customers that want a simple way to sync their iTunes(R) digital music collections with the smartphone(xxx)
- Support for downloading music directly from Rogers MusicStore
- The Rogers Do More portal enabling access to a variety of mobile applications for business and personal use
- Instant messaging with BlackBerry(R) Messenger, Google(R) Talk, Windows Live Messenger(TM) and Yahoo!(R) Messenger
- Support for the Facebook(R) for BlackBerry(R) Smartphones application, which enables fast, streamlined and optimized mobile access to the popular Facebook social utility
- Premium phone features including voice activated dialing, enhanced noise cancellation to offset background noise, a low-distortion speakerphone, and Bluetooth(R) (2.0) support for hands-free use with headsets, car kits, stereo headsets and other Bluetooth peripherals
- BlackBerry(R) Internet Service support that allows access to up to 10 supported personal and corporate email accounts, including most popular ISP email accounts
- BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Server support for enterprise deployments with advanced security and IT controls

The BlackBerry Bold smartphone from Rogers comes with a variety of inbox accessories including a stereo headset, travel charger, carrying case and USB cable.

The BlackBerry Bold smartphone (model number: 9000) will be available from Rogers beginning today from $399.99 with activation on any combination of 3 year voice plan and three year BlackBerry data plan totalling more than $45 per month from Rogers. Some conditions apply.

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1 comment:

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