Research In Motion (RIM) and Bharti Airtel announce the availability of BlackBerry Bold 9700 smart phone for Airtel customers in India. Already Reliance, Tata Teleservices and Vodafone announced the BlackBerry availability of Bold 9700 on their networks.
Raghunath Mandava CMO Airtel said at the launch, “Airtel has been a pioneer in providing business solutions to customers and was the first to partner with RIM to launch the
BlackBerry solution in 2004. With Airtel’s comprehensive nation-wide coverage, customers can stay connected 24X7. Today, BlackBerry smartphones and services have evolved to attract both business users and consumers and we are proud to introduce the newBlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone to our customers in India. The cutting edge design and enhanced features set will give users of this ultra-stylish smartphone the benefits of staying connected while on the go.”
“We are pleased to launch the BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone with Airtel. The new BlackBerry Bold 9700 builds on the success of the original BlackBerry Bold and offers top-of-the-line functionality, features and performance in a sleek and elegant design that serves a broad range of customer interests,” said Frenny Bawa, Vice President, India,Research In Motion.
BlackBerry Bold 9700 is a 3G smart phone with many smart features and services, HSDPA networks, 624 MHz processor,256 MB on-board Flash memory, 3.2 MP camera, Bluetooth, built-in GPS Wi-Fi and BlackBerry App World. Bold 9700 is now available at Airtel retail outlets across India at a retail price tag of Rs 31990 plus taxes extra.