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Jakarta, Indonesia Smart telecom, a national cellular operator, and Research In Motion, a global leader in wireless innovation, today launched the EVDO-enabled BlackBerry® Curve™ 8330 smartphone in Indonesia.
Smart will offer the BlackBerry Curve 8330 smartphone with two service plan options – Smart BlackBerry Hemat monthly for IDR 140,000 and Smart BlackBerry Hemat daily for IDR 5000.
By subscribing to the BlackBerry® service offered by Smart, customers get unlimited Internet and email access on Smart’s high-speed network at an affordable price. The service also allows subscribers to enjoy unlimited video streaming (RTSP), access to popular instant messaging services (BlackBerry® Messenger, Yahoo!® Messenger, Windows Live™ Messenger and Google Talk) and social networking sites (Facebook® and MySpace).
Activating BlackBerry service from the BlackBerry Curve 8330 is very easy – users simply send an SMS to 2233 with the text “ON Hemat30” for monthly service or “ON Hemat1” for daily service. To deactivate, users can send an SMS with the text “OFF” to 2233. There is no condition on subscriber type, all prepaid and postpaid customers can be benefit from the BlackBerry service.
Features of the BlackBerry Curve 8330 smartphone include:
* Easy-to-use full QWERTY keyboard and trackball navigation
* 2.0 Mega Pixel camera with flash, 5x zoom and video recording
* High resolution (320 x 240) color display (supports more than 65,000 colors)
* Easy access to social networking applications such as Facebook and MySpace
* Easy access to popular Instant Messaging (chatting) services such as BlackBerry Messenger, Yahoo Messenger, Windows Live Messenger, and Google Talk
* Bluetooth® 2.0
* GPS navigation and BlackBerry® Maps application
* Removable, rechargeable batterythat provides approximately 4 hours of talk time and 11 days of standby
* Industry leading service with BlackBerry “push” email
* Media Player, , BlackBerry Browser, and other features
* microSD memory card slot for media storage, supports up to 8GB cards