Vodafone to sell the BlackBerry Pearl 3G in the UK

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vodafone blackberry pearl 3g.jpgVodafone have revealed that they are to sell the BlackBerry Pearl 3G in the UK.

Officially announced just last week, the BlackBerry Pearl 3G features an optical trackpad and SureType keyboard, as well as a 3.2 MP camera, 3G, HSDPA, Bluetooth, GPS capabilities and 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi.

With the promising BlackBerry 6 OS set for launch in Q3 of this year, now is as good a time as ever to jump onto the BlackBerry smartphone bandwagon.

No word yet on pricing plans or release dates, but you can register your interest with Vodafone by clicking here.

The full spec sheet is as follows:

-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

Gerald Lynch
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One thought on “Vodafone to sell the BlackBerry Pearl 3G in the UK

  • I have this phone for a few months and I can say that I am really satisfied with it. Thumbs up!

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