By Grant Shepherd
SYDNEY: Crazy John's and Research In Motion have jointly announced the availability of a pink Blackberry Pearl 8110 smartphone combined with the cheapest bundled voice and data service plan for Blackberry in Australia.
Crazy John’s is offering the Blackberry 8110 for $0 upfront on a $39 Blackberry Service Cap; this represents the cheapest Blackberry service plan in Australian history.
According to Crazy John’s the data plan allows unlimited mobile access to email, instant messaging, social networking sites, internet browsing and thousands of other mobile applications. The Blackberry service also enables up to 10 supported ISP email accounts and access to instant messaging services.
Matt Scriven, head of marketing at Crazy John’s, commented on the exciting new deal.
“We think many of our customers will love the slim and fashionable design of the pink Blackberry Pearl 8110 smartphone, and the incredible value of this Blackberry service plan will mean that they can own a premium smartphone for less than $40 a month,” he said.
Adele Beachley, managing director, Australia and New Zealand, Research In Motion was very pleased with the collaboration with Crazy John’s.
“We are pleased to be working with Crazy John’s to provide Australian customers with a stylish, fun and functional smartphone at an incredibly compelling price. We expect the pink BlackBerry Pearl 8110 smartphone to be a popular option with Crazy John’s shoppers,” he said.
The Blackberry 8110 features a trackball navigation system, SureType keyboard, GPS and a media player that which can easily sync with an iTunes account or Windows Media Player music collection.
The new model is available now at Crazy John’s retailers.
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