Those who despise Rogers but like the new BlackBerry Curve 3G now have reason to celebrate as the new RIM smartphone is finally available on Bell.

Bell BlackBerry Curve 3G

This baby may not be as groundbreaking as the BlackBerry Torch 9800, but it still looks like a pretty viable option for those looking to invest in a brand new smartphone especially those hampered by a limited budget. The BlackBerry Curve 3G is just retailing for $49.95 on 3-year contract with a minimum voice and data or combo plan of at least $50/month or a $40 Smartphone Combo BlackBerry Social Plan/Smartphone Combo BlackBerry Email plan. Getting it on a shorter 2-year contract will cost $199.95 while signing up for a single year will cost $299.95. Outright purchase price is $349.95, that's roughly $50 cheaper than what Rogers is offering over on their side of the fence.

As a quick recap, the BlackBerry Curve 3G comes with a 2.4-inch 320x240 resolution display, 2-megapixel camera, WiFi, 3G, Bluetooth 2.1, GPS, and runs on BlackBerry OS 5. Don’t worry about the OS so much as RIM assures us that a BlackBerry 6 upgrade for the Curve 3G will be made available soon. Interested? You can check it out here.

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