Nextel launches RIM Blackberry 7100i
Today Nextel announced the launch of the 7100 series RIM Blackberry. The 7100i is similar to the rest of the 7100 series, but unlike them operates on the Nextel's iDEN network. The Blackberry 7100i is ideal for mobile professionals who desire an integrated device with email, a wireless phone, personal organizer, Bluetooth(r) Technology, speakerphone, Web browsing and support for third-party Java Applications.
Main features of RIM 7100i are:
- Assisted GPS (offers GPS technology for real-time, audible and visual turn-by-turn driving directions. For example, BlackBerry handhelds operating on the Nextel National Network support GPS-enabled navigation with TeleNav in the United States. On the Nextel National Network, assisted-GPS (A-GPS) technology and data service support outstanding performance so the customer can quickly get driving directions and update them in real time, even when the driver misses a turn at high speeds and immediately needs a new route.)
- Walkie-talkie capabilities - offers the Talkgroup service, enabling instant connection with up to 100 other Nextel users who are on the same Fleet or Nextel(r) Walkie-Talkie network within the same home market
- 240 x 260 pixels display
- 64MB flash memory
The 7100i will be available starting next week with a price of about $349.99 before discounts and promotions.