Research In Motion (RIM) announced the BlackBerry 7750 Wireless Handheld, during the CTIA 2004. The Java-based BlackBerry 7750 is expected to be available from Verizon Wireless in April 2004.
"The high-resolution color screen and the large display make the BlackBerry 7750 ideal for email, corporate data applications and web content," said Mark Guibert, Vice President, Corporate Marketing at Research In Motion. "With the BlackBerry 7750 and Verizon Wireless' reliable and extensive CDMA 1X network, mobile professionals will be provided with a compelling solution that can dramatically increase productivity while on the go."
The BlackBerry 7750 is designed to provide an optimal user experience with integrated support for email, phone, SMS, organizer, Internet and intranet applications.
Ideal for mobile professionals who want to manage all of their information and communications from a single, integrated handheld.
A large, high-resolution color screen that supports over 65,000 colors while maintaining excellent battery performance.
Support for 800/1900 MHz CDMA 1X networks.
Cradle-free wireless email synchronization.
Integrated email attachment viewing that supports popular file formats (including: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF, WordPerfect, ASCII).
A push-based wireless architecture that delivers messages automatically.
Wireless integration with multiple existing email accounts including Microsoft Exchange, IBM Lotus Domino and/or popular ISP email accounts.
An easy-to-use 'thumb-typing' keyboard and navigation trackwheel for sending and receiving email and SMS messages on the go.
Backlit screen and keyboard for easy reading and typing during day or night.
A pocket-sized, lightweight and ergonomic handheld design with an internal high performance antenna.
The company says that Verizon Wireless features a wireless network with average user speeds between 40-60 kilobits per second (kbps) and bursts of up to 144 kbps - similar to, or faster than using a dial-up PC connection.