Verizon BlackBerry Curve 9370We got wind of the device a few weeks back, and now it's ready for prime time. Verizon Wireless on Thursday announced the availability of the BlackBerry Curve 9370, a $99 device with two-year contract and $50 online discount or mail-in rebate. If full QWERTY is your thing, the Curve 9370 offers RIM's reputable hardware with a 5 megapixel camera, NFC capability, global ready, 2.44-inch display and Bluetooth 2.1.

It's not a bad alternative for those who are messaging fanatics and can't quite get used to touchscreen keyboards.

BlackBerry Curve 9370 specs:

  • 3G coverage on the nation's most reliable network
  • Global Ready – Quad-band with support for GSM, GPRS and EDGE, allowing customers to enjoy wireless voice and data service in more than 200 countries
  • Support for Near Field Communications (NFC), enables many capabilities, including the ability to pair accessories or read SmartPoster tags with a simple tap of the smartphone
  • 5-megapixel camera with flash
  • 2.44-inch display
  • Wi-Fi b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 2.1
  • GPS
  • microSD card slot with support for up to 32 GB cards
  • 2 GB microSD card pre-installed