Research In Motion (RIM) has just introduced the affordable BlackBerry Curve 9320 smartphone in Malaysia. Unfortunately, the Canadian company did not unveil any details on the phone’s pricing options, but it mentions that the Curve 9320 can be purchased via authorized retailers.
The good news is that the Curve 9320 device comes with BlackBerry 7.1 operating system onboard, so customers who decided to go for it won’t have to wait for this updates, which has yet to be released in all markets.
BlackBerry Curve 9320
sets itself apart from other RIM smartphones thanks to its dedicated BBM key, allowing for quicker access to the popular messaging application.
Obviously, the smartphone features a traditional QWERTY keyboard, along with a touch-sensitive optical trackpad. Design-wise, Curve 9320 does not stand out and measures 109 x 60 x 12.7 mm.
The device is equipped with a low-performance processor and packs 512MB of RAM, 512MB of ROM and microSD card slot for memory expansion (up to 32GB).
The integrated 3-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and video recording also provides users with the possibility to tag their locations, thanks to the built-in GPS receiver.
Software-wise, the smartphone features full social network integration, and comes pre-loaded with specific apps such as Facebook and Twitter.
With the Social Feeds 2.0
app users will be able to post updates to multiple social networks at the same time and capture updates from social apps and instant messaging apps.
Last but not least, Blackberry Curve 9320 is powered by a 1450 mAh Li-Ion battery which is rated by the manufacturer for up to 432 hours of standby time or up to 7 hours of talk time.
“Consumers in Malaysia want easy-to-use mobile technology that helps them to ‘stop missing out.’ With all the powerful BlackBerry messaging and social-centric features that keep people connected, we are confident the new BlackBerry Curve 9320 will be popular in Malaysia
,” said Annamalai Muthu, director, Malaysia at Research In Motion.