RIM launches Blackberry 7 for Nextel Mexico Evolution

Mr. Rafael Luna reports

BLACKBERRY 9620: THE FIRST BLACKBERRY 7 SMARTPHONE FOR THE NEW NEXTEL EVOLUTION NETWORK INTRODUCED BY NEXTEL MEXICO AND RIM

Nextel Mexico and Research In Motion Ltd. have launched the first BlackBerry 7 smart phone for the new Nextel Evolution network. The stylish new BlackBerry 9620 smart phone supports all of the core BlackBerry services that let customers keep connected and productive, and allows them to instantly talk with another Nextel customer, or have group chats with up to 25 other customers, using Nextel's Evolution radio service.

"BlackBerry smart phones are very popular with our customers in Mexico. We're excited to offer the new BlackBerry 9620 smart phone with the Nextel Evolution radio service, which offers customers instant communications and additional features such as being able to chat and access the Internet at the same time. We're pleased to strengthen our relationship with RIM and expand our portfolio of BlackBerry smart phones," said Alberto Escobar, vice-president of marketing for Nextel Mexico.

"The stylish new BlackBerry 9620 smart phone has what you'd expect a personal and work phone to have, combining the instant voice communication that Nextel customers want with the unique features that only BlackBerry smart phones offer. We're pleased to expand our long partnership with Nextel and bring the first BlackBerry 7 smart phone with support for the Nextel Evolution network to customers in Mexico," said Jose Maria Fregoso, managing director for Mexico at RIM.

The new BlackBerry 9620 smart phone from Nextel is an attractive, stylish handset that houses a fast, powerful processor, and support for 3G and Wi-Fi connectivity. It features a classic BlackBerry qwerty keyboard for quick and easy typing, and supports all of the core BlackBerry messaging and social-centric features that can keep customers connected to the people and information that matter most to them. On Nextel's Evolution radio service, customers can instantly start a conversation with other personal contacts on the Nextel Evolution network directly from their address book, BlackBerry Messenger, or instant messaging apps like Google Talk, Windows Live Messenger and Yahoo! Messenger. While in the middle of a talk session, customers can seamlessly switch to a regular phone call.

The smart phone includes a camera with a flash and support for video recording, built-in GPS for maps and navigation applications, as well as for geotagging pictures, and a memory card slot for adding up to 32 gigabytes of additional storage. Customers can enhance their experience with access to apps and content for work and play, which are available for the BlackBerry 9620 on the BlackBerry App World storefront. The smart phone also features a long-lasting battery to help keep customers connected throughout the day....Rim gives you the best security on the planet for a private conversation !