Built mainly for socially-connected consumers in the Philippines,Research In Motion (RIM) and Globe launched the latest BlackBerry Curve Smartphones – the BlackBerry Curve 9220 and the BlackBerry Curve 9320.
Touted as the most affordable BlackBerry 7 smartphones for customers in the Philippines to date, the BlackBerry Curve 9220 and the BlackBerry Curve 9320 are both designed to be easy to use, compact, and sleek. Most importantly, I believe it’s built for the BBM users with a specially dedicated BBM button on the side of the smartphone.
BlackBerry Curve 9220 and the BlackBerry Curve 9320 Features
Aside from the dedicated BBM key, the Facebook for BlackBerry and Twitter for BlackBerry apps are also included. Moreover, the Social Feeds 2.0, which allows users to post updates to multiple social applications simultaneously and capture updates from news sources (RSS), social apps and instant messaging apps all in one consolidated view.
Furthermore, it is on BlackBerry 7.1 OS, built-in FM radio, long lasting battery up to 7 hours of talk time, thousands of apps on BlackBerry App World including Badoo, Beat the Intro, Nobex Radio, PicMix and Shazam.
The BlackBerry Curve 9320 comes with additional features including Mobile Hotspot support, which allows customers to share their mobile data connection with up to 5 Wi-Fi-enabled devices, including laptops and tablets. Its integrated camera includes a flash and supports video recording, and pictures can also be tagged with their location thanks to the smartphone’s built-in GPS.
“These new BlackBerry Curve …provide an amazing user experience with all the unique social networking benefits needed to help Philippine customers ‘join the conversation’ and stay connected to the people and information that matter most throughout the day,” says Hastings Singh, Managing Director, South Asia at RIM
Globe Plan 499 and Plan 999
The new BlackBerry Curve smartphones are available from the customizable postpaid plans of Globe My Super Plan with their choice of consumable monthly amount, freebies, add-ons and devices.
The BlackBerry Curve 9220 will be available for free with Plan 499 plus a P99 unlimited BlackBerry Chat subscription while the BlackBerry Curve 9320 will come free with My Super Plan BlackBerry Unli Surf Combo Plan 999.
“The new smartphones’ rich messaging and social-centric features are best paired with our personalized and flexible postpaid plans… Our postpaid subscribers are also assured of a worry-free experience with the Globe Guarantee of no billshock, 24/7 exclusive access to our customer service channels, and a stronger and more reliable Globe network nationwide,” says Peter Bithos, Senior Advisor for Consumer Business at Globe