RIM Launches Thinnest Smartphone BlackBerry Pearl 3G

The 108mm long, 50mm wide and 13mm thin BlackBerry Pearl is amongst the smallest smartphones of the world. RIM has packed latest BlackBerry features including a QWERTY keyboard in the BlackBerry Pearl 2 handset, which were missing in the original Pearl. This is the first BlackBerry Pearl phone to pack GPS, HSDPA and Wi-Fi in a single handset.

BlackBerry Pearl 3G 9100 features

The 400 x 360 pixel resolution and over 65 thousand colors support has made the TFT display of BlackBerry Pearl 3G suitable for viewing pictures and videos. The display of BlackBerry Pearl 3G is one of the finest displays in the small smartphone category. This thinnest BlackBerry phone is equipped with media oriented features to support entertainment on the go.

Media keys present on the BlackBerry Pearl 3G handset will provide instant access to the integrated media player. The 3.2 megapixel camera of the phone is loaded with a wide array of photography tools including image stabilization, video recorder and landscape playback. Optical trackpad has been included in the smartphone for gliding through the menus.

This BlackBerry device sports a condensed QWERTY keyboard, designed specifically for a small body. While retaining the standard full QWERTY layout, only twenty keys are present on the keyboard. The Sure Type technology ensures text prediction while typing messages.

BlackBerry Pearl 3G supports high-speed web browsing through the HSDPA network of the carrier. It can be used for browsing the web in Wi-Fi hotspots. Pearl 3G carries 256 MB Flash Memory for stashing files. The microSD memory card slot will enable external memory expansion. BlackBerry Pearl 3G will allow you to send text and multimedia messages.

You can engage the BlackBerry Messenger to support instant messaging from any location. Moreover, BlackBerry Messenger will inform you when your contacts read your messages. The built-in GPS antenna with the support of the BlackBerry Maps will guide BlackBerry Pearl 3G users to their destination. Other important phone features such as Bluetooth, 3.5mm audio jack, micro USB port are fitted in the BlackBerry handset. The Li-Ion battery of the phone supports up to 5 hours of talk time and up to 432 hours of standby time.