TATA Tele Services Ltd and Canada-based Research in Motion (RIM), a global leader in wireless technology announced the launch of the dual mode (CDMA + GSM) BlackBerry smartphone in India. The stylish BlackBerry 8830 world edition smartphone will soon be available countrywide.

Together with a 'One World-One Number' R-UIM (removable user identity module) card powered by Tata Indicom, users can access email and data as well as make and receive domestic and international calls nationwide on the Tata Indicom CDMA network in India and around the world on GSM/GPRS networks.

Design : It employs the thicker, wider PDA form factor found in the GSM-only BlackBerry 8800. At 4.4 x 2.6 x 0.5 inches and 4.7 ounces, it has a nice heft and feels solid in your hand.

Features : It has a sleek and stylish design with a full QWERTY keyboard, intuitive trackball navigation system and large bright display, high speed email and messaging capabilities, the CDMA-based BlackBerry® 8830 World Edition offers international roaming capability on GSM/GPRS networks.

Some of the powerful features include email, built in GPS, WI-FI support, maps, browser, instant messaging, organizer, media player, and much more.

The BlackBerry 8830 is enterprise friendly. Options like the Browser, organizer, corporate data access, BlackBerry maps and GPS allow you to find the information you need. BlackBerry 8830 also features a Bluetooth and speaker-independent voice dialing.

Tata Indicom has come up with 3 Data Tariff Plans for BlackBerry 8830

(1) Plan Name:GOLD 250
Free Data Usage(in KB):Nil
Additional Data Usage:50paise/KB
(2) Plan Name:GOLD 500
Free Data Usage(in KB): 500
Additional Data Usage:15paise/KB
(3) Plan Name:GOLD 900
Free Data Usage(in KB):Unlimited
Additional Data Usage:NA

The above Gold Plans need to be topped up with any Voice Plan.
International Roaming Ussage in CDMA/GSM countries Rs5/10 KB.

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Posted by  Madhu  on  9/20/2008  |  Permalink

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