The Internet's biggest authorized dealer of Alltel, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile devices,Wirefly, is currently offering RIM's Blackberry Pearl smartphone for free, with a few conditions of course. The offer is available with select service plans on two year agreements and is only available with primary and secondary lines. It looks like it is mostly available through T-Mobile on a 600 minute, $39.99/month plan. Basicaly if you are willing to go on a two year commitment then this is an appealing offer since the Pearl is about $350 without a plan.
At 4.0 in x 2.0 in x 0.6 in and just 3.2 ounces, the Blackberry Pearl is a very sleek and light phone. It has a 240 x 260 pixel display and a SureType QWERTY keyboard. It also features a 1.3 megapixel camera with a flash and 5X digital zoom. It has an MP3 player and supports Bluetooth 2.0. It offers HTML
AT&T is now offering refurbished BlackBerry Pearls (8100) for just $79.99, which is about a 40% discount from the normal price with a two year contract. The Pearl is a small and stylish bar phone that is capable of auto push email, messaging and multi-media options that make it perfect for on-the-go business communications.
It has a SureType QWERTY keyboard and a brightly lit color screen. It measures just 4.2" x 2" x 0.57" and weighs in at about 3.16 ounces. Modes include: GSM 850 / GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900. Its display is an LCD color TFT/TFD with a 240 x 260 pixel resolution. It has a lithium ion battery that provides up to 3.5 hours of talk time and about 360 hours of standby. The Pearl has 64 Mb built in flash memory. You use a four way trackball to navigate through menus and screens. It also has a microSD memory card slot and a music player. Other features include:
Odd that the model number would go down, but anyway... Research in Motion (RIM) is now offering a Wi-Fi enabled model of their popular Blackberry Pearl via AT&T. Although identical to the 8130 in looks, the 8120 is a global handset with built-in Wi-Fi® that combines business-grade communications and multimedia functionality.
The 8120 handset measures 4.2” x 2.4” x 0.5” and weighs about 3.2 ounces. It has a 240 x 260 pixel display and sports all the features of the 8130. According to Michael Woodward, vice president,
If you are looking for a case, skin or cover for your BlackBerry Pearl, look no further. invisibleSHIELD makes one of the best protective covers on the market. I have one for my iPhone and it works great, no complaints.
The invisibleSHIELD is a tough, clear film that you adhere directly to your device to protect against scratches and keep your phone looking brand new. The technology was originally developed by the U.S. military to keep helicopter blades from scratching and dulling caused by whirling debris. Since the
The Blackberry Pearl has colored LEDs beneath its trackball (except for models 8800 and Curve/8300) that can be manipulated with the right software. Here's how:
1.Using your Blackberry's browser go here here)
2.Select “OTA Install” under ColorPearl
3.ColorPearl will automatically install
4.Go to Settings/Options/ColorPearl
5.Choose your preferences
You can select from preset colors or define your own. Enjoy.