Leading mobile operators Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Essar on Tuesday launched another BlackBerry smartphone at the cost of Rs. 21,990. BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 smartphone allows easy typing and dialing, besides incorporating many enhancements into its smooth flip design.
The large keyboard allows easy typing & dialing, while its external display helps in previewing calendar reminders, email, text messages and phone calls at a glance. It also has leading mobile messaging solution with a wide range of impressive Internet & multimedia capabilities.
“BlackBerry smartphones have been well-received in the Indian market & the launch of the BlackBerry Pearl Flip will help expand the appeal of the BlackBerry platform to an even wider range of customers,” said RIM Vice-President (India) Frenny Bawa.
The combination of RIM’s powerful mobile email solution and rich multimedia capabilities, together with support for text messaging, picture messaging, enhanced web browsing & built-in Wi-Fi, makes the BlackBerry Pearl Flip ideal for balancing a busy lifestyle, said Sanjay Gupta, Chief Marketing Officer, Mobile Services, Airtel.
Similarly, Vodafone Essar Director (Marketing & New Business) Harit Nagpal said they had long been a partner of RIM, bringing various BlackBerry smartphones to India. “The new smartphone is ideal for people who want a uniquely powerful & sophisticated handset, delivering the full capabilities of the BlackBerry solution as well as access to various mobile business and lifestyle applications.”