The cross platform messenger service Kik today launched its Symbian and updated Windows Phone apps at the Nokia World conference in London. The messenger competes with the likes of WhatsApp and is also available on iOS , Android and Blackberry platforms. With the new Symbian app Kik Messenger users should be able to communicate regardless of platform of choice.
Looks like BlackBerry wants to be part of the sub-Rs.10000($220) segment in India as the price of the most affordable BlackBerry – the Curve 8520 has dropped to Rs.9990. The device was earlier available for Rs.11-12,000. The handset also comes with a 18 month warranty while most brands offer only 12 months. Continue reading “BlackBerry Curve 8520 Price Drops to Rs.9990”
The BlackBerry Curve 8530 has been launched by RIM and Tata Indicom in India and it’s the first CDMA phone in India with an optical Track pad and built in Wi-Fi. The BlackBerry Curve 8530 is a CDMA version of the hugely popular 8520 Curve which was available on Airtel previously. The 8530 offers high speed internet access, built-in Wi-Fi and GPS, trackpad and dedicated media keys. Continue reading “Blackberry 8530 Curve now in India on Tata Indicom at Rs.18990”
The year 2009 saw the introduction of several new phones in various mobile platforms . But only a few managed to impress us !
Presenting the Top 10 phones of 2009 (not in any specific order)
RIM is certainly on the offensive this year and its also taking the Indian market seriously. Many new handsets in GSM, CDMA and now another service is being launched. We first heard about Blackberry App world during the launch of the 8520 curve back in August and now App World is finally available to Blackberry users in India
FoneArena was present at the Blackberry 8520 India Launch Event in Delhi. Here are pics from the event and of the phone itself. The 8520 is the first Blackberry phone to have the optical track pad instead of the usual trackball ( low quality video here)
The optical trackpad on the Blackberry 8520 does looks really good and looks like RIM has ditched the trackball for good.Look at the way the person scrolls so seamlessly on the 8520 in the Video below
Airtel and RIM bring the BlackBerry Curve 8520 Smartphone a.ka. Gemini to India. And whats the most incredible thing about this phone is the price. Blackberry phones are usually known for their expensive price tag. But the Gemini breaks the myth and is priced at Rs.15990. The phone is aimed at youth and consumers looking for messaging / email , social networking , music and entertainment.
We told you few hours back that the Blackberry India is bringing a new handset to India.
Looks like its nothing other than the Blackberry Curve 8520 and Airtel has seemed to tieup with Blackberry
Yesterday, we brought to you news about the announcement of the Blackberry Curve 8520. It is the first Blackberry device to support Mac syncing right out of the box. A major feature it lacks is 3G. The handset is expected to be released on 5th August at T-Mobile stores.
In the UK, the handset will be launched on Orange, Vodafone and Caphone Warehouse. It will be available on both post-paid and pre-paid plans. Continue reading “Blackberry Curve 8520 Photo Gallery”