RIM BlackBerry Curve 9360 arrives in India via Airtel

BlackBerry Curve 9360

The RIM BlackBerry Curve 9360 smartphone makes its way to India through Airtel. Complete with the new BlackBerry 7 operating system, it incorporates an integrated BBM experience for those who constantly want to stay in touch with their family and friends.

Its other distinctive features include built-in support for NFC (Near Field Communications), free premium version of Documents To Go and the Blackberry Balance that allows users to conveniently juggle their work as well as personal lives. The pre-loaded BlackBerry Protect not only aids in securing confidential data but also creates in-the-cloud backup for business folks.

“The BlackBerry Curve series has been extremely popular in India and we are excited to launch the all new BlackBerry Curve 9360. This next generation BlackBerry Curve features a stunning new design along with a significant performance upgrade and an unmatched mobile social experience. It provides an ideal upgrade path for our existing Curve customers as well as the millions of feature phone users in the Indian market,” mentioned Frenny Bawa – Managing Director, India at Research In Motion at the launch.

As for the basic features, the 9360 offers GPS, Wi-Fi, voice-activated search and supports external memory of up to 32GB. Plus, it sports a 5MP camera with flash and video recording capabilities. Users can also enjoy smoother navigation with an optimized HTML5 performance, for gaming and movie-buffs.

The BlackBerry Curve 9360 smartphone will be made available in India at a price of Rs. 19,990. Plus, Airtel’s postpaid users who purchase the sleek 9360 will be presented with special offers from the service provider, to stay in-touch with their loved ones at affordable rates.