BlackBerry 9720 ‘Touch & Type’ Launches For Rs 15,990
BlackBerry added one more ‘Touch & Type’ to its portfolio with the launch of BlackBerry 9720. The new BlackBerry 9720 will be available for Rs 15,990. A 2.8-inch touchscreen and a hardware QWERTY keyboard at this price is said to be the affordable smartphone by the company.
“The new BlackBerry 9720 is absolutely stunning and provides an ideal choice for urban youth and customers who are looking to upgrade from a feature phone or existing BlackBerry Curve smartphone to an affordable, easy-to-use smartphone” said Sunil Lalvani, Managing Director for BlackBerry India.
Specifications on the new BlackBerry 9720 ‘Touch & Type’ are a 2.8-inch (480×360 pixels) touchscreen display, a 5-megapixel EDOF (Extended Depth of Field) rear camera with Image stabilization and 4X digital zoom, a 1450mAh for up to 7 hours of talk time and 18 days of standby time.
The handset is powered by an 806MHz Tavor MG1 processor with 512MB of RAM. But the handset features 512MB of inbuilt storage only, though that is expandable up to 32GB.
The BlackBerry 9720 comes with a dedicated BBM key and looks a mix of the old Bold, and the Curve. It also features FM radio functionality. Connectivity options on the BlackBerry 9720 include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ aGPS and 3G.
Also the handset will be available in 5 colours – black, blue, pink, purple, white and will be available from September 14 onwards.