Sprint To Offer BlackBerry Curve 9350 For Just $80 On Contract - HotHardware
Sprint To Offer BlackBerry Curve 9350 For Just $80 On Contract

Sprint To Offer BlackBerry Curve 9350 For Just $80 On Contract

Looks like RIM still has a friend in Sprint. Despite taking a beating in the media recently, Research in Motion's new Curve smartphone looks downright excellent for those who still find value in BBM, physical QWERTY keyboards and RIM's legendary e-mail systems.

Now, the Curve 9350 will be coming to Sprint starting September 9th. BlackBerry 7 OS will be onboard, and will be listed for a reasonable $79.99 (excluding taxes) with a new line or eligible upgrade and two-year service agreement, after a $50 mail-in rebate via reward card. The phone will be available in all Sprint sales channels, including Sprint Stores, Business Sales, Telesales (1-800-SPRINT1) and web sales (www.sprint.com).


Sprint Business customers may qualify to get the BlackBerry Curve 9350 for $49.99 (excluding taxes) on a business account with a new line or eligible upgrade and new one- or two-year service agreement, after a $50 mail-in rebate via reward card.



BlackBerry Curve 9350 Debuts Sept. 9 for Just $79.99 from Sprint

Stunning new BlackBerry Curve 9350 is fast, affordable, easy-to-use, full-featured and socially connected

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), August 23, 2011 - The next generation of Research In Motion’s (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) popular BlackBerry® Curve™ series of smartphones, the stunning new BlackBerry Curve 9350, comes to Sprint (NYSE: S) on Friday, Sept. 9, offering the latest BlackBerry operating system – BlackBerry® 7. The new BlackBerry Curve 9350 is a fast, affordable, easy-to-use, full-featured and socially connected smartphone that is as beautiful as it is functional.

The slim and stylish smartphone will cost just $79.99 (excluding taxes) with a new line or eligible upgrade and two-year service agreement, after a $50 mail-in rebate via reward card1 and be available in all Sprint sales channels, including Sprint Stores, Business Sales, Telesales (1-800-SPRINT1) and web sales (www.sprint.com). Sprint Business customers may qualify to get BlackBerry Curve 9350 for $49.99 (excluding taxes) on a business account with a new line or eligible upgrade and new one- or two-year service agreement, after a $50 mail-in rebate via reward card1.

“It is exciting to see the BlackBerry Curve line continue to evolve, building upon past success,” said David Owens, vice president – Product Development, Sprint. “This latest iteration offers the recognizable form factor our customers have come to enjoy, while adding powerful new features and innovative apps of BlackBerry 7 to deliver the smoothest and fastest BlackBerry Curve experience to date.”

The BlackBerry Curve 9350 smartphone offers a full QWERTY keyboard and trackpad for easy one-handed navigation and keeps users connected by allowing them to easily share moments through pictures and videos via MMS, as well as by instant message with world-class IM services like BBM™ (BlackBerry® Messenger). With easy access to social networking sites like Flickr®, MySpace and Facebook®, this smartphone provides smooth integration to keep users up to speed on what’s happening in their personal and professional lives.

Key features include:

    * BlackBerry App World™, the official app store front for BlackBerry smartphones offering customization, fun and productivity
    * Near Field Communications (NFC) support for a secure exchange of information between NFC-enabled devices over a very short distance
    * 5MP camera with HD video capture, flash and zoom
    * 512MB RAM
    * 2GB microSD card included, with support for up to 32GB microSD card
    * BlackBerry PlayBook support with BlackBerry Bridge™ (BlackBerry Bridge is available as a free download on BlackBerry App World)
    * DataViz Docs To Go® Premium suite preloaded, for editing Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files from anywhere
    * Wi-Fi® (802.11 b/g/n)
    * Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR support
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