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RIM Announced BlackBerry 8820


 On July 17, 2007 Research In Motion announced the performance-driven BlackBerry 8820, the first dual-mode BlackBerry smartphone featuring cellular and Wi-Fi communications as well as built-in GPS. 

Featuring RIM’s thinnest smartphone design with a full and highly tactile QWERTY(i) keyboard, large and bright display (320 x 240), user-friendly trackball navigation system and best-in-class voice and data functionality, the BlackBerry 8820 also includes built-in GPS (Global Positioning System), RIM’s latest media player enhancements, and a microSD / microSDHC (microSD High Capacity) expandable memory slot that can support current and future generations of microSD memory cards up to 32GB. The BlackBerry 8820 is the first dual-mode BlackBerry handset, combining EDGE/GPRS/GSM cellular and Wi-Fi® connectivity for data access and voice support through UMA (unlicensed mobile access) for fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) service offerings from various wireless carriers around the world. [RIM’s Press Release]

For the complete Press Release, click here to view.


July 18, 2007 - Posted by | BlackBerry, Gadgets n Gizmos, Mobile Phone

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