Research In Motion brings in a new smartphone, the BlackBerry 8530-Reliance CDMA Phone. The CDMA smartphone comes with reliance connection. It gives you easy media sharing, smooth track pad navigation, dedicated media keys and the very famous BlackBerry messenger a.k.a. BBM. High speed Internet surfing with 3G connectivity lets you download attachments, stream videos and do lot more in less time. Design and build quality The curvy and smooth edges of this phone ensure good grip. It weighs only 105 grams and measures 109 x 60 x 13.9 mm in size. The convenient and comfortable keyboard consists of 35-key backlit QWERTY keyboard and an Optical track pad. The dedicated keys on board are for Menu, Send/Power, Call-End, Mute, Camera (User customizable), 2x volume/zoom and Media keys for Forward, Back and Play. It has been designed with a High-resolution 320x240 pixel colour display and light sensitive Transmissive TFT LCD screen. Camera Features The BB 8530 comes with a high performing 2.0 Megapixel camera with a whooping 5x digital zoom with fixed focus and ability to record videos. To add to these, there is also a smart image viewer and a video player. Hardware Specifications The BlackBerry Curve 8530 comes with 256 MB onboard memory and is expandable on microSD cards. The CDMA Dual-band works on 800/1900 MHz frequency. Transfer interesting files among friends instantly via high speed Bluetooth v2.1. Connect to your wireless network (802.11 ) for high speed surfing or for making video calls. The phone switches back to 3G automatically when Wi-Fi source dies out. Also there is a standard 3.5 mm stereo headset jack and a built-in speaker phone. Always keep yourself on track with GPS and Maps that give you precise turn by turn direction to the desired location. Multimedia Features Stay social even if you donï¿½t have time to attend parties. Social networking on your BlackBerry smartphone gives you instant access to Facebook, Twitter and MySpace. The full web browser helps you search for the information you need, bookmark you favourite websites, click a link in email to launch a website and set up RSS feeds You can also easily access videos, music or even sports and news clips. The Famous BBM instant messaging (IM) applications work together with BlackBerry no matter where you are or what youï¿½re doing you will always have time to stay connected with your family and friends. Productivity Features Loaded with BlackBerry 5 OS, it also supports an array of other features that make it a perfect smartphone. Few of the mail features are Email & text messaging, which has multiple Email account integration can allow you to add up to 10 personal and work email addresses to your BlackBerry. Push-delivery technology helps messages get delivered automatically to your smartphone and you can be notified as soon as they arrive. Attachment Viewing lets you open popular documents and graphic attachments on the spot. You can easily communicate on the go with contacts who are using phones or other mobiles with instant messaging and MMS facilities. Organizer lets you organise all activities of your daily schedule. It features calendar, address book, task list, memo pad and calculator, built-in speakerphone, conference calling and voicemail attachment playback. Phew! So much in a handheld device! Now you can have your entire office fit in your mobile. Take it where ever you go. Power Management It is powered by a 1150 mAh Lithium Ion battery that give you talktime of up to 4.5 hours and a stand-by time of up to 10.5 days. There is nothing that can beat the performance of this mighty beast of the mobile industry.