RIM Flips for Verizon

Verizon Wireless delivers the full power of a BlackBerry smartphone in a popular flip design

June 4, 2009

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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., and WATERLOO, Ontario -- Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release.

Verizon Wireless and Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) announced today the BlackBerry(R) Pearl(TM) Flip 8230 smartphone will be available on the nation's largest 3G broadband network beginning June 19. The BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230 features the industry's leading mobile e-mail and messaging solution combined with rich multimedia capabilities and the high-speed connectivity of Verizon Wireless' broadband network in a popular flip design.

Available color: Silver

Key features:

  • Two high-resolution color displays; the external LCD lets customers preview incoming messages without opening the handset

  • 2.0 megapixel camera with zoom, flash and video recording capabilities; video recording requires a microSD(TM) card, which can be purchased separately

  • Large SureType(R) QWERTY keyboard for easy typing and dialing

  • Advanced media player for music, videos and pictures

  • microSD/SDHC card slot with support for up to 16 GB of memory per card

  • BlackBerry(R) Internet Service and BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Server support

  • Voice-activated dialing and speakerphone capabilities

Verizon Wireless


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