Cricket Wireless was founded in 1999 and it is a US based company which has its headquarters in San Diego. It is a subsidiary of Leap Wireless and uses its CDMA 1X and 1xEVDO networks. They recently announced their first Advance Wireless Services in Oklahoma City. Cricket Wireless is set for a number of launches in the near future with August 4th, 2010 being the official date when Cricket Wireless announced their latest device- Blackberry Unlocked Curve (8530). Some of the exclusive features of this new Blackberry model include Blackberry Maps through which users can easily spot their locations and get directions to their destination.
Its almost as good as Google Maps but users have to give substantial proof of their postal zip codes in order to utilise this application to its fullest. The phone also has a full QWERTY keypad which eases messaging. The new model easily fits into your hand, unlike the earlier Blackberry handsets which were almost the sizes of palmtops. The screen has 320x420 pixel resolution which displays over 65,000 colours! Indeed for a business phone the resolution is something which one doesn’t normally expect. Like in a laptop the trackpad lets one scroll through menus, websites and icons which just a gliding action of your fingers, almost similar to any multimedia touch phone.
Users also get to feel the Mac experience on the new set. Blackberry Desktop, Software for Mac installed in the phone allows users to sync contacts, notes and events. It also has a 2 mega pixel camera through which u can take photos and videos and upload them on the social sites via email or IM applications. To add on it has WiFi, 3G, microSD expansion, speakerphones and a 2.46” TFT LCD display. The new Blackberry Unlocked phone efficiently combines both multimedia and business phone applications.