Optus selling the BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone

The BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone has an easy-to-use full-QWERTY keyboard, and its large display offers the highest resolution available on a BlackBerry smartphone (480×360). The next generation 512MHz processor provides fast and responsive performance, as well as built-in Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g) and GPS with support for location-based applications and services. It also supports a wide range of popular communications, social networking and multimedia applications, making it easier than ever to stay connected, productive and entertained while on the go.

The BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone includes advanced multimedia capabilities including a 3.2-megapixel camera with image stabilisation, zoom, flash and video recording, and a rich media player together with a 3.5 mm stereo headset jack and headset. It includes a hot-swappable microSD/SDHC memory card slot (with a 256MB card included) and can support memory cards of up to 16GB, allowing customers to carry and capture more of their favourite music, pictures and video wherever they go.

Price and availability

The BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone can be purchased from Optus small business for $0 upfront on a 24 month ‘yes’ business BlackBerry $79 Cap Plan. That makes the minimum total cost for the phone for the 24 months to be $1,896.