Verizon to Offer BlackBerry Curve 3G for Dirt Cheap

Paul Lilly

Verizon and Research In Motion (RIM) jointly announced the upcoming availability of the BlackBerry Curve 3G on Verizon's network. Sales will begin on September 16, 2010 (this Thursday) for just $30, albeit after a $100 mail-in-rebate and new two-year service agreement.

The newest Curve will ship with a "stylish new design," 35-key full QWERTY backlit keyboard, dedicated media keys, 512MB flash memory, microSD/SDHC card slot with support for up to 32GB memory cards, built-in GPS with support for geo-tagging and location-based apps, 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, camera with video recording, and various other odds and ends, all of which you can view here .

On the OS side, the BlackBerry Curve 3G will come with BlackBerry 5 and Verizon/RIM ensure that it's also BlackBerry 6 ready, which is expected to ship in the coming months.

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