RIM today has announced 2 new entry level devices for Malaysia. The first is the BlackBerry Curve 9220 which is priced at an affordable RM600. In terms of specs, it comes with a 2.44″ screen that does 320×240, 512MB of RAM, 2.0MP camera, WiFi and a generous 1,450mAh battery. Being an entry level device, it supports only up to EDGE. What’s new on the 9220 is a dedicated BBM button which offers instant access for communication. With subscription rates for BlackBerry service plans getting cheaper and cheaper, the 9220 is a perfect pairing for an affordable social and communication solution.
The Curve 9220 is scheduled to be available in Malaysia starting June 4 from BlackBerry authorized partners and carriers. In addition, Tune Talk will be running a pre-order promotion from May 25 2012.
The other higher spec’ed Curve 9320 that comes with 3G will be coming to Malaysia as well. Availability and pricing to be announced soon.
For more information, head over to the Curve 9220/9320 product page.
Product video and images of the Curve 9220 after the break.