The local telco du has launched the new BlackBerry 9720 smartphone in the UAE. The BlackBerry 9720 is based on the older BlackBerry 7 OS and is a decent device for someone who is not quite ready to jump on the BlackBerry10 platform just yet. The BlackBerry 9720 has a spacious Keyboard, a 2.8” touchscreen and trackpad for easy navigation along with good battery life.
The new BlackBerry 9720 smartphone will be available from du shops on 24 August, for just AED799. Pre-paid customers who buy the smartphone before 21 September will enjoy 30 days of Social BlackBerry service from du for free. Mr. Fahad Al Hassawi, Chief Commercial Officer, du had the following to say about the device
“Our customers are very social media-savvy, and the BlackBerry 9720 smartphone is designed to meet their desire to stay socially connected. Our special offer of 30 days of Social BlackBerry service completely free of charge gives customers buying the BlackBerry 9720 an incentive to experience the new smartphone at its best”