MTN and Research In Motion (RIM) today announced that the new BlackBerry® Curve™ 8310 smartphone is available to MTN subscribers in an eye catching and fashionable pink finish.
The compact and colourful pink BlackBerry Curve 8310 is the smallest and lightest full QWERTY BlackBerry® smartphone and is an ideal companion for those who want a full-featured smartphone, including advanced multimedia features and the renowned functionality of the BlackBerry solution, in a sleek and elegant design.
The new BlackBerry Curve 8310 is packed with features, including the industry’s leading email and messaging capabilities, fast web browsing, and premium phone features, as well as consumer-friendly features such as a built-in 2 megapixel camera, media player and a powerful desktop software suite for managing multimedia content. The BlackBerry Curve 8310 can also be tailored to satisfy individual business needs and lifestyles through a wide range of third-party applications, from sales force management and expense forms to fitness guides and games. With its built-in GPS functionality, the BlackBerry Curve 8310 is also a powerful all-in-one navigation system for people on the go.
“The pink BlackBerry Curve 8310 offers an outstanding balance of mobile entertainment features and business applications in a sleek design. It delivers all of the power of the BlackBerry platform together with a sophisticated pink finish that suits the personal style and fashion-sense of the person carrying it,” says Deon Liebenberg, Regional Director for Sub Sahara Africa at RIM.
“For many consumers fashion is key when choosing their handset and with the powerful and easy-to-use BlackBerry Curve 8310 in pink, it’s possible to enjoy a unique fusion of form and function.,” says Pieter Verkade – MTN SA Chief Marketing Officer. “We are pleased to offer this attractive and feature-packed smartphone to our customers.”
For corporate customers, the pink BlackBerry Curve 8310 smartphone is supported on BlackBerry® Enterprise Server, which tightly integrates with IBM® Lotus® Domino®, Microsoft® Exchange and Novell® GroupWise® environments and features a broad set of IT policy and security controls that allows IT departments to manage deployments.
For individuals and smaller business, BlackBerry® Internet Service allows users to access up to ten supported personal email accounts (including most popular ISP email accounts) from a single device.