BlackBerry Pearl Flip is Officially Presented

BlackBerry Pearl Flip is Officially Presented

BlackBerry Pearl Flip (BlackBerry KickStart), RIM’s first and only clamshell smartphone, just been officially presented, under the name of BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220.

BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220’s exact release date has not been announced, but RIM says the smartphone will be available in the US first, via T-Mobile, sometime “this fall.” Shortly after, the smartphone will be released in Canada via Rogers.

The 8220 brings the following features: a 240 x 320 pixel internal display, a light-sensing external screen, a 2 MP camera with flash and video recording, a huge SureType QWERTY keyboard, quad-band GSM connectivity with GPRS and EDGE but no 3G, Wi-Fi with UMA support, SIVR (Speaker Independent Voice Recognition) for Voice Activated Dialing (VAD), BlackBerry Internet Service, BlackBerry Unite!, BlackBerry Enterprise Server, BlackBerry Professional Software, full HTML browser, Music player with equalizer, DataViz Documents to Go, Video player, Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP, USB 2.0, microSD and microSDHC cards (up to 16 GB) and a 900 mAh battery is included, capable of lasting up to 4 hours in talk-time mode or up to 14 days in stand-by mode.

BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 weighs only 102 grams (3.6 ounces) and, when not open, it measures 99 x 48 x 17.8 millimeters (3.9 x 1.9 x 0.7 inches).


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