Bell becomes the first carrier with CDMA BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230

Bell becomes the first carrier with CDMA BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230
Canadian carrier Bell has announced the availability of the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230, becoming the first carrier to offer a CDMA version of the Pearl Flip 8220. The handset is loaded with features including TV, GPS, radio and the Sure-Type keyboard, all running on EV-DO. To try to get you to commit to three years, the phone is only $29.95 if you sign a contract for that term. A two year contract will allow you to purchase the Pearl Flip 8230 for $349.95 while a one year deal will cost $449.95. The smartphone can be purchased off contract for $499.95.  The Pearl Flip 8230 is available in black or pink.

BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230 Preliminary Specifications

source: Bell


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5 Comments

1. trentsinmypants

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 29, 2009

I thought T-mo had this unit as well?

2. secondcor517

Posts: 94; Member since: Oct 06, 2008

they said the first CDMA carrier. T-mobile is GSM.

3. trentsinmypants

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 29, 2009

*doh* dropped the balll with that post huh?

4. stucknut

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 28, 2009

CAN$29.95 for 3 years, eh? At today's exchange rate that makes it US$23.58. VZW will probably make it $199.99 for a 2 year contract to start though.

5. Tressa999

Posts: 2; Member since: Jan 27, 2009

Any idea when VZW will have the Flip for sale??? Been waiting 4ever!

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