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BlackBerry Pearl 3G gets official in the Philippines

Did you know that not all BlackBerry have the QWERTY keyboard that made them popular? Did you know there’s a BlackBerry that has an alphanumeric keypad? It’s called the BlackBerry Pearl 9105.


The BlackBerry Pearl 3G is not a new device, in fact it was already released last year and can already be found in our gray market. It’s just now that RIM decided to bring it here officially after finding out that there are people who wants to join the BBM craze but with a preference to the old and trusty alphanumeric keypad. With the Pearl 3G getting official, it is also subject to the same 2-year warranty as other BlackBerry phones bought from authorized resellers.

So if you want your dad or mom to get into BlackBerry Messaging but they’re very much used to and comfortable with their old Nokia phones, get them a BlackBerry Pearl 3G instead. Too bad there’s only one color of this one here. Maybe if a lot of people wants it they would introduce the other colors.

BlackBerry Pearl 3G 9105 Specs:
624 MHz processor
BlackBerry OS 5, upgradable
2.25″ display (360 x 400) 256K colors
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP
3.15 MP, 2048×1536 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, VGA @ 30fps video recording
256 MB internal memory
support for microSD (2GB included, up to 32GB)
GPS with A-GPS support
1150maH Li-On battery
108 x 50 x 13.3 mm
93.6 g
SRP: Php9,900

We learned that Top Electronics has this phone for Php9,500. If you’re interested, you may contact them via topelectronics02@gmail.com or through their mobile 0923-6600642.

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  • 21

    Weh ?? Php32,000 ? at cmk the price is just 9,400 ..

    • whoops… suggested retail price is supposed to be 9,900. thanks for catching that.

  • Messie

    Oh RIM, y u no think?

    Seriously, if RIM wants to go out of the slump it is in, it should start letting go of these types of products and focus on it’s strengths. As far as I remember, the Pearl line did not do so well because there is no real reason why people should buy it. Oh well. GL RIM!

    • the first pearl wasn’t good because of the funky keyboard layout. they made it simpler with the pearl 3g. this one’s a hot seller in indonesia that they introduced a number of colors for it.

  • Griswold

    wow i didn’t know this. parang low-end nokia phone lang sya ah.

  • vince

    ugly submenu…

  • Pao

    Will this be available in Globe?

    • no word yet.. perhaps. right now i know smart is bundling it with the playbook.

  • vaafford

    This is available for P8,500. I bought one White color. Worked well on prepaid BBS too

    • bij

      where did you buy yours? thanks 🙂

  • vaafford

    One of the hidden gems for someone that prefere smaller and cute BB. Camera is of good quality for a BB.
    That’s why its a hot seller in Indonesia.

    I bought one white. Functioned really well on prepaid BBS too. Price now is at P8.5k for a hype looking BB

  • DD

    Does anyone know where this is available in malls?

  • madZness

    hi sir calvin…availabal pa po kaya ito? thanks,,,

  • algie

    hi is this still available? is this original? and how much?

  • i want this phone.. hirap makahanap ng pearl 3g.. tsk tsk ganda kasi yan..