Mobilewhack reports that the long awaited BlackBerry Pearl 8100 is slated to be released nextweek.
The Blackberry Pearl 8100 is a quad-band GSM / EDGE phone which is just about half an inch think, almost the size of a RAZR phone and features an even smaller version of the SureType keyboard.RIM BlackBerry Pearl. Originally known in rumors as the 8100, the Pearl is the first BlackBerry to include a camera and other multimedia features.
Other features of the Pearl are:
* Compact size, just 4.2Ã1.97x .57" with a 3.1oz weight
* EDGE high-speed data
* 1.3 megapixel camera
* 240Ã260 display
* Media player, MP3/AAC/MPEG4/H.263
* SureType QWERTY keyboard
* Bluetooth 2.0
* 64MB memory plus microSD slot
The Blackberry Pearl also has a front-facing trackball. Previous BlackBerry models were all had a side facing scroll wheel. The BlackBerry Pearl will begin shipping from T-Mobile on September 12th. Pricing is to be arround $199 with a 2-year service contract.
Thursday, September 07, 2006
Posted by ravenII at 10:02 AM