BlackBerry Curve 9380 launched by O2 UK
Today, O2 has launched the BlackBerry Curve 9380 in the UK, becoming the first British network to offer RIM’s new affordable smartphone.
O2’s Curve 9380 is free on plans starting at £21.50 (with a 24 month contract), or at £32 (with an 18 month contract). You can buy it here.
The 9380 runs BlackBerry OS 7, and is the first in the Curve series to come with a full touchscreen display (3.2 inches, 360 x 480 pixels) and no hardware keyboard. Its other features include HSDPA, Wi-Fi, GPS, 3.5mm headset jack, NFC, 5MP rear camera with VGA video recording, 512MB of RAM, and an 806MHz processor.
You can also order the BlackBerry Curve 9380 at various British retailers – including Carphone Warehouse (which says it’s going to have it “by the end of this week” on Orange and T-Mobile contracts) and Play.com (which offers it unlocked for £319.99).