SPECIAL EDITION - BlackBerry Connection - Announcing BlackBerry Pearl
 
BlackBerry Pearl. Small. Smart and Stylish.

Dear Subscriber,

Walt Mossberg of the Wall Street Journal describes it as "the smallest smart phone from any maker with a keyboard" and "a beautiful piece of work". Bruce Myerson of Associated Press calls it, "Light and Lovely." Paul Taylor of Financial Times says, "In terms of ‘wow’, the Pearl is tough to beat." And David Pogue of the New York Times calls it "a new sweet-spot champion, a do-everything phone that comes closer to the bull’s-eye than anything before it."

And these are just some of the rave reviews!

Now we would like to introduce you to the new BlackBerry® Pearl™ 8100™ smartphone. It is a small, sleek handset that has it all -- phone, email, camera, media player, instant messaging, organizer, browser and more. Plus it’s enterprise friendly.

With the BlackBerry Pearl, applications are integrated, so you can do what you want, when you want. For instance, you can snap a photo and share it in an email to colleagues or friends, or listen to music as you browse the web.

All this power comes in the sleekest BlackBerry® handset yet — just 4.2" x 1.97" x .57" in size and weighing approximately 3.1 ounces.

BlackBerry® Pearl features:

  • Phone with Voice Activated Dialing and BlueTooth® support
  • Email and Text Messaging
  • Camera with built-in flash 1
  • Media Player for listening to music or watching video 1
  • Expandable memory slot 2
  • High-res, light-sensing screen
  • Instant Messaging
  • Organizer with integrated address book, Calendar and Memo pad
  • Web Browser
  • BlackBerry® Maps 3
  • Support for both BlackBerry Internet Service™ and BlackBerry Enterprise Server™
  • And more.

Live large with a small and stylish smartphone – the BlackBerry® Pearl. Get a closer look at blackberrypearl.com.

 

Get a closer look at BlackBerryPearl.com

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Press Release

Check out these reviews:

Pearl BlackBerry Offers Video, Camera, Music, As Well as Great Email - Wall Street Journal

New Blackberry Is Light, Lovely - Associated Press

In a Sea of Cellphones, a Pearl - New York Times (may require registration). Don't miss the hilarious video, "The BlackBerry Surprise"

The Jewel in the Crown of the BlackBerry Empire - Financial Times (requires subscription)
 

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IT Policies: Managing BlackBerry Pearl in the Enterprise

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  1. All audio and video files must be transferred to the smartphone before playing. Files can be transferred via USB cable, BlackBerry Browser™ application or Bluetooth. For a complete list of supported media file formats visit www.blackberrypearl.com.
  2. The BlackBerry Pearl accepts microSD cards; the amount of storage is determined by card capacity.
  3. The BlackBerry Maps application is currently available in the United States and Canada. Check with your service provider for availability.

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