Verizon Wireless, the nation's leading wireless provider, and Research In Motion (RIM) today announced the new BlackBerry 7250 Wireless Handheld(TM) will be available in all Verizon Wireless stores Feb. 11. Perfect for mobile professionals seeking flexibility and the latest in wireless technology, this powerful handheld features built-in phone, Bluetooth(R) support for use with a head set or car kit, a brighter full color screen, increased memory and full HTML Web browsing. The BlackBerry 7250 is available immediately from Verizon Wireless.
The Blackberry 7250 is a must have for mobile professionals who want to manage their information and remain connected to people via a single, integrated device. Its ergonomic design and lightweight feel fits comfortably in the palm of the hand. The BlackBerry 7250 provides access to Verizon Wireless' CDMA 1X NationalAccess nationwide network.
The BlackBerry 7250 from Verizon Wireless is equipped with full HTML Web browsing and appeals to every customer's needs by offering enhanced e-mail attachment viewing supported by popular file formats (including: Microsoft(R) Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF, WordPerfect, ASCII, JPG, BMP, GIF, PNG and TIFF).
The new BlackBerry 7250 from Verizon Wireless also comes equipped with a large, easy-to-use QWERTY keyboard with highlighted number keys and a bright backlight screen that supports over 65,000 colors.
Additional features of the BlackBerry 7250 from Verizon Wireless include*:
-- Enhanced memory with 32MB of flash memory and 4MB of SRAM for storing messages, calendar appointments and pictures.
-- Support for 800/1900 MHz CDMA2000 1X network.
-- Over 3 hours of talk time or 8 days of standby time.
-- Wireless integration with multiple existing email accounts including Microsoft(R) Exchange, IBM Lotus(R) Domino(TM) and/or popular ISP email accounts.
BlackBerry integrates hardware, software and service, providing an end-to- end wireless solution. For corporate customers, BlackBerry Enterprise Server(TM) software tightly integrates with Microsoft Exchange or IBM Lotus Domino and works with existing enterprise systems to enable secure, push- based, wireless access to email and other corporate data.
For individuals, BlackBerry Internet Service(TM) provides an Internet- based email interface that allows users to access multiple existing corporate and/or personal email accounts from a single BlackBerry handheld without the need for server software.
The BlackBerry 7250 is available for $349.99 with a 2-year customer agreement. Customers signing up for the unlimited BlackBerry email service and a Verizon Wireless voice plan of $39.99 or higher prior to March 31, 2005 will receive a $100.00 instant rebate when they purchase their Blackberry 7250 at over 1,200 Verizon Wireless Communications Stores or any of over 500 Verizon Wireless Communications stores in Circuit City, Best Buy, participating RadioShack locations or on the Internet.