(Updated) Private TMN customers interested in purchasing the new BlackBerry Curve from RIM can now pre-book the equipment through the operator’s website.
The Curve 8900 has installed a set of applications such as Facebook, Live Messenger or Google Talk, in addition to allowing synchronization with iTunes. Offers optimized media player, high definition screen, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth and GPS connectivity. It is sold with a 1 GB memory card and a pouch.
In a statement, TMN explains that this will become the lightest terminal in the range of smartphones with Qwerty keyboard in its offer.
The operator also announces new BlackBerry “unlimited limit” tariffs. Aimed at users with the BIS and BES postpaid tariffs, the new options allow greater traffic (up to 500 MB at BIS and 1000 MB at BES) in Internet communications, email and BlackBerry applications.
Pre-registration for the purchase of the new BlackBerry Curve is available to individuals and companies. The operator still does not reveal equipment prices or availability date.
Editorial note: The BlackBerry Curve 8900 has been on sale on the Vodafone network since last March 5th “can be purchased without any need for pre-registration”. Without contractual obligations it can be purchased for 390 euros, with loyalty of 24 months it can cost 20 euros. The information was conveyed this afternoon by the operator in response to the statement released by TMN with the title “TMN launches first hand the new BlackBerry Curve 8900”. This morning in a search on the Vodafone website, TeK found no reference to the new RIM model, now corrects the information in this editorial note. The reference to the Qwerty keyboard has also been corrected.