Malaysia – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced that the BlackBerry® Bold™ 9790 and BlackBerry® Curve™ 9380 smartphones will be available early December 2011 through BlackBerry authorized partners in Malaysia.
Press Release: Research In Motion Introduces the New BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 Smartphones in Malaysia
November 24, 2011 By 2 Comments
Nick Horton, Vice President, Indochina at RIM said: “We are excited to launch these two new BlackBerry 7 smartphones in Malaysia. The BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 offer impressively slim and stylish designs with enhanced communications, multimedia, productivity and social connectivity features.”
BlackBerry Bold 9790 with Touch Display and Keyboard
True to the BlackBerry Bold brand, the new BlackBerry Bold 9790 smartphone is powerful, full-featured and built with premium materials and finishes. It combines a high-resolution and highly responsive touch display with a highly tactile keyboard and a precise optical trackpad, but comes in a narrow design that is easy to carry and exceptionally comfortable to hold. With the BlackBerry® 7 OS and powerful 1 GHz processor, the BlackBerry Bold 9790 delivers fast, smooth performance for browsing the web, running apps, working with documents, and enjoying multimedia. It includes 8GB of onboard memory and an expandable memory card slot that supports up to 32 GB of additional storage.
For those keen on getting their hands on a BlackBerry Bold 9790, the smartphone can be pre-ordered through select carriers beginning today. For more information, please visit http://www.blackberry.com.my/Bold9790
All-Touch BlackBerry Curve 9380
The BlackBerry Curve 9380 is the first-ever BlackBerry Curve smartphone with a touch display, and will be available through RIM’s local authorized distributors. The BlackBerry Curve 9380 delivers the powerful social experiences, ease-of-use and compact design that distinguish the BlackBerry Curve family, while also offering Curve users the choice of a larger, touch-based display. It features a highly responsive and brilliant 3.2” high resolution display and comes with preinstalled social networking apps, including BBM™ (BlackBerry® Messenger), Facebook®, Twitter™ and Social Feeds apps, that offer a fun, easy and smoothly integrated mobile experience. This compact and stylish handset also features a 5MP camera with flash and video recording, allowing users to easily capture and share their favorite moments with family, friends and colleagues.
Powerful BlackBerry 7 OS
The BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 are both powered by the new BlackBerry 7 OS, which delivers a faster and richer user experience with improved browsing, voice-activated searches, and support for Augmented Reality and NFC (Near Field Communications). It also includes the ability to manage personal content separately from corporate content, and comes with a variety of personal and productivity apps out of the box.
For more information about the BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380, please visit http://www.blackberry.com.my/Bold9790 and http://www.blackberry.com.my/Curve9380 respectively.
Note to Editors:
For device images and more details, visit the BlackBerry 7 Virtual Press Room at: www.rim.com/newsroom/blackberry7
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