Printed from http://www.electronista.com

BlackBerry Pearl 8100 now available through Fido

updated 03:25 pm EST, Wed February 4, 2009

Fido gets BlackBerry Pearl

Canadian wireless provider Fido on Wednesday announced it is offering the BlackBerry Pearl 8100 smartphone from Research in Motion. Only available in black, the handset is being priced as low as $25 CAD on a three-year voice and data plan. The lowest-priced data plan is the $15-per-month unlimited Personal Email on BlackBerry.

With higher plans, the handset will also allow users to browse the Internet and connect to online social networks such as Facebook and MySpace, and photo-sharing sites such as Flickr. The phone is limited to 2.5G EDGE speeds, but should nevertheless connect to Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo Messenger, Google Talk and BlackBerry Messenger for real-time chat. The 8100 otherwise sports a 1.3-megapixel camera with flash and digital zoom, as well as a Bluetooth wireless receiver. A media player is likewise integrated, fed by files stored on microSD cards.



By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Seagate Wireless

It seems like no matter how much internal storage is included today's mobile devices, we, as users, will always find a way to fill the ...

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 (Android, 10.1-inch)

Lenovo is building a bigger name for itself year after year, including its devices expanding beyond desktop computers. The company's l ...

Brother HL-L8250CDN Color Laser Printer

When it comes to selecting a printer, the process is not exactly something most people put a lot of thought into. Printers are often t ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News