Rogers Officially Launches BlackBerry Curve 8520

By Bla1ze on 8 Oct 2009 12:45 am
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Rogers Officially Launches BalckBerry 8520

Time for an official announcement from RIM and Rogers finally. The press release is now out regarding the availability of the BlackBerry Curve 8520 on Rogers. As expected, most stores should now have their stock available to sell to those who have been waiting. From the press release:

PRICING AND AVAILABILITY

Beginning today, the BlackBerry Curve 8520 smartphone is available in black from Rogers from $99.99 with activation on any combination of a 3 year voice and data plan with minimum combined monthly service fee of $45 per month from Rogers. Some conditions apply. The BlackBerry Curve 8250 will be available in violet from Rogers in the coming weeks.

SPECIFICATIONS

  • 512MHz Processor
  • Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE
  • 320×240 Display
  • 2MP Camera (No Flash)
  • 256MB of RAM
  • QWERTY keyboard
  • Trackpad
  • Wi-Fi with UMA
  • 3.5MM Head Jack 
The BlackBerry Curve 8520 is a great device over all. Sure it is not as feature packed as other BlackBerry Smartphones available, but it is still worthy of the BlackBerry name.

    Topics: News & Rumors

    7 comments

    jforce

    Very nice. Great affordable option with tons of processing power

    rbrodeur

    The Source has the Bold for $99 on a 3 year contract. The 8520 should be free with a 3 year contract as it is an entry level BB.

    Seabass88

    Another Edge phone...If it were 3G people could get pumped. Has a Trackpad; which is very nice!

    smnc

    I think that might be my wife's next Berry...

    pengyuxiang

    256MB of RAM ?

    larger than T-Mobile's ?

    horseracing09

    cool device from blackberry..congrats!!!

    Horse Racing

    yrr38kc418

    when is 9700 coming from rogers