T-Mobile USA, a provider of wireless voice and data communications services, and Research In Motion Limited, or RIM, a provider of wireless solutions for the mobile communications market, have announced the introduction of the BlackBerry Curve 9315 smartphone on T-Mobile's nationwide network.
Powered by the BlackBerry 7.1 operating system with 3G connectivity, the new smartphone provides tools that enable customers to stay connected, RIM said.
"At T-Mobile, our goal is to delight customers. The new BlackBerry Curve 9315 will delight customers with unprecedented value while also allowing them to combine their mobile business and personal use in one great device," said Brad Duea, senior vice president of product management at T-Mobile. "The Curve 9315 is the most affordable BlackBerry smartphone on our nationwide network and provides our customers with a wide variety of productivity and social features to keep them connected and make their mobile lives easier."
Combining an intuitive interface with a QWERTY keyboard, the BlackBerry Curve 9315 features built-in Wi-Fi connectivity for voice and data and Wi-Fi calling, allowing calls and messages over an available Wi-Fi network, RIM added.
The new BlackBerry Curve 9315 offers a 3.2-megapixel camera with LED flash and digital zoom as well as video recording capabilities. Customers also have the ability to geo-tag the location of their pictures by utilizing the smartphone's built-in GPS. In addition, the smartphone features a microSD card slot for up to 32GB of additional media storage and a built-in FM radio letting customers tune in to local FM stations. With the BlackBerry App World storefront, customers have exclusive access to a range of apps, the company concluded.