Blackberry Pearl 3G official specs released

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blackberry pearl 3g thumb.jpgEarlier this morning we caught a leaked glimpse of the new Blackberry Pearl 3G handset. Well, the official specs are now in from RIM themselves. Here’s what you can look forward to:

-Elegant candybar design measuring 4.25″ x 1.96″ x 0.52″ (108mm x 50 mm x 13.3 mm) and weighing only 3.3 oz (93 grams)
-624 Mhz processor with 256 MB Flash memory
-360×400 sharp-resolution display (238 ppi)
-Optical trackpad that makes navigation fast and smooth, plus a comfortable keyboard that enables quick and accurate typing
-Media player for videos, pictures and music (music plays up to 30 hours), plus dedicated media keys integrated along top of the handset
-3.2 MP camera with zoom, autofocus, flash and video recording*
-Built-in GPS for location-based applications such as BlackBerry® Maps, as well as photo geotagging
-Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n) – first BlackBerry smartphone to support ‘n’
microSD/SDHD memory card slot that supports up to 32 GB cards
-Premium phone features, including voice activated dialing, speakerphone and -Bluetooth® (2.1) with support for hands-free headsets, stereo headsets, car kits (including systems that support the emerging Bluetooth Message Access Profile standard) and other Bluetooth accessories
-Access to BlackBerry App World™, featuring a broad and growing catalog of mobile applications developed specifically for BlackBerry smartphones
-Support for BlackBerry® Media Sync for easily syncing photos as well as iTunes® and Windows Media® Player music with the smartphone**
-BlackBerry® OS 5
-Support for tri-band UMTS/HSDPA and quad-band EDGE/GPRS/GSM networks
-Removable, rechargeable 1150 mAhr battery that provides approximately 5.5 hours of talk time on 3G networks

It’s a shame not to see it get packing an early glimpse at Blackberry OS 6. Here’s hoping that get’s rolled out in an update later on.

No pricing or release date details yet, but we’ll keep you posted.

Gerald Lynch