Popular new smartphone rounds out carrier's BlackBerry lineup;
offers large touch display and convenient slide-out keyboard
TORONTO, Nov. 23, 2011 /CNW/ - Giving customers even more choice in
touch screen smartphones for use on its affordable, unlimited talk,
text and data network, Mobilicity today announced the arrival of the
BlackBerry® Torch™ 9810 smartphone.
The BlackBerry Torch 9810 provides smartphone users with the best of
both worlds with its large 3.2" high-resolution touch display and
slide-out full QWERTY keyboard. Built on the design of the popular
BlackBerry Torch 9800, the new smartphone features an upgraded 1.2GHz
processor and Liquid Graphics™ technology to deliver a faster, more
fluid browsing experience and rich multimedia capabilities. It also
features a 5.0 megapixel camera that can record 720p high-definition
(HD) video and 8GB of onboard memory and a microSD card slot that
supports up to 32GB of additional memory storage.
The smartphone is powered by the new BlackBerry® 7 operating system,
designed to deliver the world's best mobile communications experience
with a highly refined and integrated suite of phone, email, messaging
and social apps to keep users connected and productive throughout the
BlackBerry 7 includes an updated Social Feeds (2.0) app to capture
updates from media and favourites in one consolidated view. The new
Facebook® for BlackBerry smartphones (2.0) app introduces features like
Facebook chat and BBM™ integration that makes it easier for users to
connect with their Facebook friends in real-time.
BlackBerry 7 also includes a number of other pre-loaded applications and
integrated functionality for increased productivity and collaboration
right out of the box. The Premium version of Documents To Go is now
included free of charge, offering users powerful document editing
features as well as a native PDF document viewer. BlackBerry® Protect
is also pre-loaded, offering customers the peace of mind that personal
data can be backed up and secured in the cloud. BlackBerry® Balance is
now also integrated in BlackBerry 7, allowing users to enjoy the full
BlackBerry smartphone experience for both work and personal purposes
without compromising the IT department's need for advanced security and
IT controls. The popular universal search capability has been enhanced
with support for voice-activated search, so users can now simply speak
to begin searching their device and the web for information.
The BlackBerry Torch 9810 smartphone is available for $499.99 at
Mobilicity stores across Canada. For a limited time, customers can get
Mobilicity's regular monthly rate plans, $10 data and $5 BlackBerry®
Internet Service add-ons for 50% off for up to a year.
About Mobilicity (DAVE Wireless)
Mobilicity, Canada's smart mobile carrier, was created to bring down the
cost of wireless with unlimited talk, text and data plans, affordable
North American coverage, plus popular handsets and smartphones -
without locking customers into contracts or charging extra or hidden
fees. Everything Mobilicity does adds up to a better wireless
experience, not an expensive one. NOW THAT'S SMART.
Formerly known as Data & Audio-Visual Enterprises Wireless Inc. (DAVE
Wireless), the company is led by Obelysk, a diversified Canadian
holding company, and Quadrangle Capital Partners, a global investor in
the telecommunications and media sectors. Mobilicity was named one of
Canada's Top 25 Up and Coming Information & Communication Technology
start-ups in 2010 by the Branham Group Inc. Further information about
Mobilicity can be found at www.mobilicity.ca.
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