Orange brings BlackBerry Curve to pay as you go

Orange has announced the launch of the BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone exclusively on pay as you go. The offering builds on the success of the BlackBerry Pearl 8120 smartphone, which Orange introduced on pay as you go earlier this year, the easy to use Curve will be priced at £249.99, providing consumers with a rich multimedia experience at their finger tips.

Also announced, Orange is offering new customers taking a pay as you go BlackBerry smartphone, six months of free email and web browsing. After this time, customers can take out Orange’s pay as you go BlackBerry Internet Service for just £5 a month on a rolling monthly subscription.

The BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone delivers expanded functionality and reliability and its refined design makes it easy for one or two handed use. It is the thinnest and lightest full-QWERTY BlackBerry smartphone and features a striking 480×360 pixel display that offers up crisp and vivid content. Fully equipped with GPS, WiFi , a 3.2 megapixel camera that can also record video, and an expandable memory slot supporting up to 16GB, the BlackBerry Curve 8900 smartphone allows users to balance work, life and everything in between.

Pippa Dunn, director of pay as you go at Orange UK, said: “We were the first to launch the BlackBerry Pearl on pay as you go in the UK and we’re delighted to extend our range to include the BlackBerry Curve 8900, the first BlackBerry with a full QWERTY keyboard on pay as you go. With free email and web browsing for six months and at a great price of £249.99, we’re offering customers even better value.”