RIM officially announced the BlackBerry Curve 8520 smartphone, a new member of the Curve line.The candy-bar style QWERTY phone features a 2.64-inch 320×240 LCD display, a 2 Megapixel camera, Bluetooth, multimedia player and WiFi connectivity.
The BlackBerry Curve 8520 also promises “Out of the Box Mac compatibility” allowing users to sync contact, calendars, and notes using the BlackBerry Desktop Software for Mac. It supports GPS and includes Blackberry Maps.
The Curve 8520 has a 1150mAH battery that offers up to 4.5 hours of talk time and 17 days standby. The phone’s media player supports common media files such as MPEG4, H.264, MP3, WMA, AAC. T-Mobile will release the Curve 8520 on 5 August for $129.99 with a 2-year contract.