teased about on Twitter and Facebook last week is now available on the Straight Talk Web site. As expected, it's the BlackBerry Curve 9310 and it runs on Verizon's network.
The Curve's price is $129.99 with free shipping and the phone will only work on Straight Talk's $45/month Unlimited Plan or $60/month Unlimited International Plan. BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS), the cloud server that powers BlackBerry push email and BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), is included with either plan.
The 9310 is the latest model in BlackBerry's Curve line of affordable consumer grade phones. As such its specs are modes,t especially the QVGA screen and 3.2 MP fixed focus camera. But the Curve 9310 will deliver the full BlackBerry experience including a great keyboard, long battery life, support for multiple email accounts including multiple corporate Exchange Server accounts, the ability to handle thousand of contacts with fast searching and sorting, secure BBM messaging and support for Facebook Chat and all popular IM services.
Full BlackBerry Curve 9310 Specs:
Screen: 2.44" QVGA 320x240 px resolution (164 dpi), Transmissive TFT LCD
Camera: 3.2 MP fixed focus camera with flash and 640 x 480 px (VGA) video capture
OS: BlackBerry® 7.1 OS
- Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n WPA/WPA2 Personal and Enterprise
- FM Radio, Bluetooth, 3.5 mm stereo headphone jack
Memory: 512 MB RAM, 513 MB internal storage , support for micro-SD cards up to 32 GB
Keyboard: 35-key, backlit, QWERTY keyboard with optical trackpad
Processor: 800 Mhz Qualcomm Snapdragon
Battery: 1450 mAh removable battery, Talk time: up to 8 hours, Standby time: up to 18 days, Music playback time: up to 70 hours (with headset usage)
Dimensions: 109 x 60 x 12.7 mm (4.29 x 2.36 x 0.05 in)
Weight: 104 g (3.67 oz)
BlackBerry Curve 9310 Interactive Tutorial, User Guide: Download 13 MB PDF, View online