Tata Docomo partnered with Research In Motion (RIM) to introduce the BlackBerry phones on its platform. Tata Docomo offers two plans for BlackBerry data service. The user needs to subscribe to the voice plans separately.
Do 299 : unlimited data usage for e-mail and instant messaging.
Do 899 : unlimited data usage for Internet, e-mail and instant messaging access.
BlackBerry 9000 is a 3G Smartphone, with 1 GB Internal Memory, Video Recording, 2 MP Camera, GPS / Wi-Fi. BlackBerry 9000 Supports Wireless email / Organiser / Browser / Phone, Camera, Video Recording, Media Player, SMS / MMS, GPS, Built-in Speakerphone, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.
BlackBerry 9000 costs Rupees 31, 990.
BlackBerry 8900 is sleek with a Qwerty keyboard, in-Box with 1 GB Micro SD Card, Video Recording, 3.2 MP Camera, GPS and Wi-Fi.
BlackBerry 8900 costs Rupees 24,990.
BlackBerry Internet Service Features
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Access up to 10 POP3/IMAP email accounts: Now configure your personal mails like Yahoo!®, GmailTM, Rediff, Hotmail®, etc.
Unlimited emails: There is no quota on BlackBerry Internet Service with our unlimited data plan.
Instant Messaging: Including Yahoo!®Messenger, Google TalkTM and Windows Live Messenger.TM
Multiple mailbox view on handheld: Your BlackBerry handheld will show all configured mailboxes in a single screen.
Attachment viewing: Open and view email attachments in any of these popular formats : Microsoft Word (.doc), Microsoft powerpoint (.ppt), Microsoft Excel (.xls) ,Adobe pdf (.pdf), Corel Wordperfect ( .wpd), ASCII text (.txt), ZIP Archive ( .zip), Images (.jpg, .bmp, .png, .gif, .tiff).
Internet Browsing: Browse and surf websites anytime.
BlackBerry® Internet Service can be up and running in just a few steps, regardless of email account type – and without IT support. It’s the easiest, most affordable way for individuals or small businesses to start using BlackBerry devices.
BlackBerry push technology lets you receive your email effortlessly because messages are automatically pushed to your device.
Multiple email account integration: Add up to 9 supported personal and work email addresses on your BlackBerry smartphone. And if you need a new one, choose a unique BlackBerry email address just for your smartphone.
Personal/Web-Based Email Access: Enjoy the convenience of automatic, push delivery and mailbox synchronization with the most popular Internet-based email accounts on your BlackBerry smartphone. Whether you prefer AOL® Mail, Windows Live™ Hotmail, Google Mail™ or Yahoo!® Mail, enjoy on-the-go access to your web mail.
Picture This!: On BlackBerry smartphones with cameras, you can take pictures and then email your shots to friends or family. Just snap and send!
Browser: Take the web with you. With the BlackBerry® Internet Service browser, you get full access to the Internet on the go, so you can browse the same sites on your BlackBerry® device that you browse at your desktop PC.
Stay in touch with your personal contacts
Take your instant messaging with you. Instant messaging (IM) applications on BlackBerry® smartphones keep you in touch with your IM contacts—no matter where you are or what you’re doing.
The BlackBerry Internet Service gives you access to many of the instant messaging applications that you already use on your BlackBerry smartphone, including:
BlackBerry smartphones support Yahoo!® Messenger,Windows Live™ Messenger, Google Talk™, AOL® Instant Messenger™ service and ICQ® when integrated with BlackBerry® Internet Service
Stay Social On BlackBerry
Update your status the moment you feel like it. Instantly share and tag funny pictures you just took. Post on your friends’ walls from wherever you are! Stay in touch with your social world from almost anywhere with social networking on your BlackBerry® smartphone.
Post, poke and more with Facebook® , share all your pictures on the go with Flickr® and get everything you love about MySpace® on your BlackBerry smartphone