BlackBerry recently announced the new budget smartphone codenamed as 9720, which is running BlackBerry OS 7.1. Blackberry recent conference call regarding its Q1 earnings announced that although they moved to the BlackBerry 10, the company will bring a phone running OS 7 to be released before the end of the year.
And just last month, we saw the BlackBerry 9720 when the leak. The new device sports a 7.1 cm (2.8-inch) (480 x 360 pixels) capacitive touch screen display with 246 PSI and a full QWERTY keyboard. The device is powered by a 806 MHz processor and it runs on BlackBerry OS 7.1. Smartphone also sports a 5-megapixel camera with LED flash and a dedicated BBM key, which is user customizable.
New BlackBerry 9720 comes with a black, white, pink, blue and purple colors. The device will be available in selected markets in Asia, EMEA and Latin America. There is no information yet on pricing
BlackBerry 9720 Key Specs:
7.1-cm (2.8-inch) (480 x 360 pixels) with 246 ppi and 24-bit color TFT LCD display – BlackBerry OS 7.1
806 MHz Marvel Tavor MG1 CPU – 12mm thick and weighs 120g
5 MP EDOF camera with LED Flash – Multi format audio and video player
3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio with RDS – 512 MB RAM, 512MB internal memory that is expandable up to 32GB with MicroSD.
3G HSDPA 7.2Mbps, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n , Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR, GPS with A-GPS – 1450 mAh battery that offers up to 7 hours talk time and up to 18 days standby