Customers looking for a smartphone tailored to meet their social media desires need look no further than the new BlackBerry® 9720 smartphone launched by
According a press release issued on Tuesday, designed for a premium look, the new BlackBerry 9720 smartphone claims to be everything one wants in a feature phone. It takes the starter smartphone or existing BlackBerry® Curve™ smartphone, to the next level and comes packed with popular social apps.
The new BlackBerry 9720 smartphone is available at du shops for just AED799 with a month of free Social BlackBerry® service – a special offer exclusively for du’s pre-paid customers.
Pre-paid customers who buy the smartphone before 21 September will enjoy 30 days of Social BlackBerry® service from du for free. After 30 days, customers can continue to enjoy the service for just AED1.5 per day.
Commenting on the launch, du Chief Commercial Officer
The BlackBerry 9720 smartphone features a spacious BlackBerry® Keyboard with distinct keys for optimal typing, a 2.8” touchscreen and trackpad for easy navigation, offers generous battery life, and enhancements including:
- The new BlackBerry 9720 comes with BlackBerry® 7 OS version 7.1, which features an updated interface that lets you swipe to unlock the phone or access the camera from the lock screen, as well as additional enhancements.
- The new BlackBerry 9720 smartphone features a dedicated BBM™ key that makes it quick and convenient to access the globally popular mobile social network, and with its BlackBerry Keyboard, messaging your BBM friends is easy and accurate. The latest version of BBM, which features BBM Channels, will also soon be available for download on the BlackBerry® World™ storefront, letting you tune in and connect with the businesses, brands, celebrities and groups you are passionate about.
- With the BlackBerry 9720 you can listen to local FM stations, and automatically let your BBM friends know what station you’re currently listening to.
- The refreshed BlackBerry 7 OS lets you quickly type your message once and post it simultaneously and instantly to your friends on BBM, Twitter® and Facebook®. You can even snap a picture and post it to multiple social networks all at the same time, right from the camera app.
- With BlackBerry® Enterprise Server or BlackBerry® Enterprise Server Express, the BlackBerry 9720 offers superior business productivity features with market-leading mobile device management, application management and security, and is a very cost-effective solution for any organization.
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