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:
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.
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.
- 512MHz Processor
- Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE
- 320×240 Display
- 2MP Camera (No Flash)
- 256MB of RAM
- QWERTY keyboard
- Wi-Fi with UMA
- 3.5MM Head Jack
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