Blackberry Pearl 9100, codenamed Striker or Stratus is a 3G phone and an updated version of BlackBerry Pearl 81xx Series Smartphone. It gets its styling from latest generation smartphones. The QWERTY setup has been reworked into SureType setup.
The new Pearl features a newly designed battery. Lovers of small handsets are going to have a bash at it because it is so attractive that you cannot put it down once you pick it. The SureType keyboard seems less cramped than it used to be.
It is going to pack 3G, Wifi, BlackBerry OS 5.0, the RIM optical trackball, and the mentioned keypad. However, we cannot find information regarding price and carrier, yet we can be sure that BlackBerry Pearl 9100 is surely in the pipeline.
It is non-touchscreen smartphone. In addition, it will be a successor of BlackBerry Pearl 8100. The photos were recently out and BlackBerry enthusiasts were delighted to see the new design. The new smartphone comes with a new keypad and a slimmer design. The battery too is newly designed to fit in the slimmer profile of the soon-to-be successor.
The images were made available recently through a website, courtesy Reach Internet Mobile (RIM). Apart from the basic features of a BlackBerry Pearl smartphone like, phone, camera, email, instant messaging, multimedia and organizer, the slimmer design and new keypad would be an attraction for the enthusiasts. The massively popular BlackBerry Pearl has been an instant hit earlier too.
An innovative keypad technology, SureType gets rid of the limitations of traditional mobile phone keypads. It uses an integrated keyboard and software system. The polished black slim design of BlackBerry Pearl 9100 is in the news and more updates on it will surely trickle down from the top ups.
It packs the slick exec looks of Bold 9700. For the time being let us keep our fingers crossed for the BlackBerry Pearl 9100.
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