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T-Mobile USA intros RIM's new BlackBerry 8700g
Posted: 19-Apr-2006 [Source: T-Mobile USA]

[T-Mobile USA announces availability of the quad-band, EDGE-enabled BlackBerry 8700g featuring an Intel XScale processor, 64 MB flash memory, 16 MB SDRAM, and integrated IM support.]

Bellevue, WA and Waterloo, ON -- Research In Motion (RIM) and T-Mobile USA, Inc. today introduce the BlackBerry(R) 8700g(TM). The BlackBerry 8700g is designed to provide uncompromising performance for email, phone and web browsing in an impressive and compact form factor.

Featuring Instant Messaging (IM) support for MSN(R) Instant Messenger, AOL Instant Messenger(R) and Yahoo!(R) Messenger, the BlackBerry 8700g provides customers with a variety of ways to stay in touch with friends, family and colleagues. Whether it's through IM, phone calls, or the up to 10 supported e-mail accounts (personal and corporate) you can manage from the device, the BlackBerry 8700g can help you master your busy life.

"With integrated IM support and built-in EDGE capabilities, the BlackBerry 8700g will help customers stay seamlessly connected on their terms."

The BlackBerry 8700g operates on T-Mobile's EDGE network, which provides fast and easy access to data and Internet content while on the go. The BlackBerry 8700g also features a completely re-engineered device platform with an Intel(R) XScale(R) processor, 64 MB flash memory and 16 MB SDRAM, delivering noticeably faster web browsing, application performance and attachment viewing.

Enhancing the calling experience, the BlackBerry 8700g has many premium phone features, including quad-band support, dedicated 'send,' 'end,' and 'mute' phone keys, smart dialing, conference calling, speed dial, call forwarding, speakerphone and Bluetooth(R) support for hands-free use with car kits and headsets.

In addition, the bright, high-resolution landscape QVGA LCD screen (320x240) supports more than 65,000 colors and delivers vivid graphics when browsing the web or viewing image files. The BlackBerry 8700g also features an intelligent light-sensing technology that automatically adjusts the screen and keyboard lighting to provide optimized viewing for outdoor, indoor and dark environments.

Using the BlackBerry Internet E-mail(TM) service from T-Mobile(i), BlackBerry 8700g users will enjoy enhanced Yahoo! integration and wireless synchronization with source e-mail accounts, including real-time delivery of e-mail messages sent to their Yahoo! Mail accounts, the ability to use multiple "sent from" addresses and one-click set up. BlackBerry Internet E-mail allows users to access up to 10 personal and/or work e-mail accounts (including Microsoft(R) Exchange, IBM(R) Lotus Domino(R) and most ISP e-mail accounts) from a single device.

For corporate e-mail, BlackBerry Enterprise Server(TM) software tightly integrates with Microsoft Exchange, IBM Lotus Domino and Novell GroupWise(R) and works with existing enterprise systems to enable secure, push-based wireless access to email and other corporate data.


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