BlackBerry Curve gets European launch

The makers of BlackBerry has unveiled its latest model to be aimed at the consumer market with a host of multimedia accessories.

The new BlackBerry Curve (Called the 8300 in the US) from Research In Motion has included a 2MP camera, music player and video viewer as well as the traditional email and calling functions.

They have managed to make the phone yet smaller, but kept the full QWERTY keypad, maeasuring 4 x 2.5-inches.

The handset also hosts stereo Bluetooth, a true 3.5mm headphone jack, microSD expansion for when you exhaust the 64MB of internal ROM. The web browser is fast although it has no 3G feature, nor does the camera work for recording film.