Verizon Wireless has officially announced the release date and pricing for their latest smartphone offering, the BackBerry Curve 9310. And for those thinking we recently discussed this particular handset, it came available with Boost Mobile as of today. In terms of the Verizon release though, the Curve 9310 will be available beginning on July 12th. Initially the handset will be available online and then arrive in Verizon retail stores sometimes in the “coming weeks.” As for the price, that will be $49.99 which comes after a $50 mail-in rebate and along with a two-year agreement.
Otherwise, as for the Curve 9310 and the features. This handset will be running BlackBerry 7.1 and sporting features to include a 3.2 megapixel rear-facing camera, GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, microSD card slot, a dedicated BBM key, optical trackpad and a full hardware QWERTY keyboard. In addition, those who purchase the Curve 9310 can expect up to 8 hours of talk time and other goodies such as VZ Navigator support and on-device parental controls.
Finally, Verizon will have the Curve 9310 available under the Share Everything plans which offer unlimited minutes and messages along with 300MB of monthly data for $80 per month.