Blackberry phones are mobile phones developed and designed by the Canadian telecom company Research in Motion, commonly known as RIM. The first Blackberry phone, the 850 was launched way back in 1999. The first real Blackberry Smartphone was released in 2000. It supported push email, text messaging, internet faxing, web browsing and much more. A Blackberry Smartphone works as a personal digital assistant and boasts of features like address book, memo pad, calendar and task list capabilities.
These amazing devices also serve as a portable media player with support to music & video playback, high quality photo snapper with video recording capabilities. These amazing smartphones also host powerful messaging features like auto text, keyboard shortcuts, auto prediction, text emoticons, support for different languages, push Facebook, twitter & Myspace notifications, push instant messaging, auto correction, etc.
One interesting fact that we can not ignore is that Blackberry constitutes 14.8% share of Smartphone sales around the globe. BlackBerry pay as you go Internet services is present in 91 countries on over 500 mobile service operators using different mobile technologies. These Smartphones have evolved with the change in technology and consumers aspirations. Earlier these devices had a monochrome display but all the latest models boast of color displays.
Almost all the devices of this Canadian mobile major possess built-in QWERTY keyboard to facilitate fast and easy typing of text message and E-mails. Although many newer handsets are with out QWERTY keypad such as the Storm 1 and Storm 2 are full touchscreen devices without any physical keyboard. These handsets use Sure Type keypad for typing.
Blackberry Smartphones are offered by all the leading popular service providers like Vodafone, Virgin, Three, T-Mobile, Orange, O2, etc. Different customers have different aspirations. Hence, different types of mobile phone deals are offered such as contract, pay as you go, SIM free and SIM only Deals. Among all these offers, pay as you go is the most popular way of availing these handsets at affordable rates. Users will be enthrilled by knowing that these deals are often accompanied by several free gifts and incentives.