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BlackBerry 8703e lands at Alltel with GPS

updated 01:40 pm EST, Thu December 7, 2006

BlackBerry 8703e at Alltel

Alltel this afternoon has revealed an additional phone in its range. The BlackBerry 8703e brings one of Research In Motion's more popular smartphones to the provider with the addition of mapping functions. Similar to the Samsung U520 announced earlier today, the 8703e gains access to Alltel's Axcess Mobile Guide for live GPS positioning and directions. Adopters of the Alltel version will also find preloaded software such as Handango's direct-download software store and Handmark's Pocket Express live news and search tool.

The hardware is comparable to previous editions of the 8700 series, with Bluetooth and EVDO support standard. This edition can also fall back to more modest 1XRTT speeds in areas where EVDO is unavailable, the company says. Alltel is shipping its latest BlackBerry immediately for $520 at full price and $250 with a two-year agreement.



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