Alltel gets its own RIM BlackBerry Curve 8330

Today, Alltel announced the addition of the RIM BlackBerry Curve 8330 to its smartphone lineup with availability starting on May 1.

RIM BlackBerry Curve 8330
RIM BlackBerry Curve 8330 Alltel

It seems everyone wants a piece of the RIM BlackBerry Curve 8330 as the popular smartphone is making the rounds with the carriers. First, with Verizon Wireless and Sprint at CTIA 2008, and now, Alltel. Available for preorder today online (ships May 1), the Alltel BlackBerry Curve features integrated GPS, Bluetooth 2.0, a 2-megapixel camera with video-recording capabilities, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It will also support several of the carrier's add-on services, including Alltel Navigation, Alltel Axcess Voice2TXT service, and its "My Circle" plan. Pricing for the BlackBerry Curve 8330 starts at $229.99 with a two-year contract and after rebates, and the smartphone will come in a titanium color.

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