BlackBerry Curve 3G [9300] and BlackBerry Pearl 3G [9100] Coming Soon to AT&T

Written By Sam on 2 October 2010

Rounding out its Blackberry offering, AT&T will introduce two new smartphones, the BlackBerry Pearl 3G (model 9100) and the BlackBerry Curve 3G (model 9300), from Research In Motion (RIM). The BlackBerry Curve 3G will be available in AT&T stores, online and in business channels in time for the Christmas holiday season for $99.99. The BlackBerry Pearl 3G, touted as smallest BlackBerry smartphone yet, will be available for $149.99 beginning October 17 in AT&T stores, online and in business channels. Available in a red gradient, the phone measures less than two inches wide and weighs 3.3 ounces.

Both new smartphones feature Wi-Fi connectivity, and qualifying AT&T customers receive access to the entire AT&T national Wi-Fi network included as part of their data plan. Here’s what AT&T said the phones will feature:

BlackBerry Curve 3G

  • Full QWERTY keyboard and optical trackpad
  • Built-in GPS and dedicated media keys for music lovers
  • A camera with record video capability
  • A microSD/SDHC slot with support for up to 32 GB memory cards
  • Support for 3G networks
  • BlackBerry 6 ready (BlackBerry 6 is a new operating system for BlackBerry smartphones to be available in the coming months).

BlackBerry Pearl 3G

  • Support for 3G networks, Wi-Fi (b/g/n) and GPS
  • High resolution display
  • An optical trackpad for smooth navigation
  • Dedicated volume and media keys
  • 3.2 MP camera with flash
  • Support for up to 32 GB of personal content.

AT&T said new smartphone customers may choose from two AT&T monthly data plan options, $15 for 200 MB of wireless data or $25 for 2 GB.

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