– AT&T will offer LG’s 3G Shine II, the BlackBerry Curve 8520 and the
BlackBerry Bold 9700.
The Shine II slider, available exclusively from AT&T
beginning Nov. 22, features 3.6Mbps HSPA 3G technology, 2.2-inch mirror LCD,
stereo Bluetooth, 2-megapixel camera with flash, music/video player and
AT&T Navigator service. It retails for $119 after mail-in $50 rebate taking
the form of a promotion card.
The Bold 9700, already available on the T-Mobile network, will be
available in AT&T retail stores on Nov. 22. The 3G device features GPS, Wi-Fi, QWERTY keyboard and a smaller and
lighter form factor than its predecessor. Pricing was unavailable.
The BlackBerry Curve, designed for first-time smartphone users,
features Wi-Fi, QWERTY keyboard and a touch-sensitive trackpad instead of its
predecessor’s trackball. It is due in coming weeks at $99.99 after mail-in $100 promotion card
rebate and two-year agreement on a minimum $69.99 plan.