New BlackBerry Curve 8900 set for 20 December

With the BlackBerry Storm now doing swift, touchscreen–based, business, RIM has switched its attentions to the sharp new Curve 8900. Known previ

We were handed details on the thinnest ever BlackBerry this morning at a posh London event. As well as rocking the usual email goods, there's also EDGE, Wi–Fi, GPS and an awesome high–res display.

On top of that, you can beef the memory up to a media–friendly 16GB, a 3.2MP snapper. It tips the scales at 110g and measures a mere 13.5mm across.

Carphone Warehouse will start flogging the new Curve a week on Saturday, free on contract. Our first thoughts? It's a joy to use. For more smartphone buying tips, check out our Christmas gift guide.


BlackBerrry Curve 8900

Price: £From free

On sale: 20 December

Contact: RIM