BlackBerry 7100i launches on Nextel

Oct 14 2005 - 10:43 AM ET | Research In Motion, Sprint Nextel

BlackBerry 7100iSprint Nextel toady announced the BlackBerry 7100i for the Nextel National Network. The 7100i is an iDEN version of the popular 7100 series BlackBerry which is already available from T-Mobile and Cingular. Unlike other BlackBerry models, the 7100 series doesn't have a QWERTY keyboard, but uses predictive text.

Features of the BlackBerry 7100i include:

  • Bluetooth
  • 240×260 color screen
  • Speakerphone
  • Walkie talkie
  • Real time GPS
  • 64MB flash memory
  • Push email

Sprint is selling the BlackBerry 7100i for $349.99 before discounts. Look for it next week.