Boost Mobile Announces BlackBerry Style 9670

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(BUSINESS WIRE)–Boost Mobile, ranked by J.D. Power and Associates as the Highest in Overall Customer Satisfaction with Non-Contract Wireless Service1, adds more style to its diverse and growing lineup of smartphones with the launch of the BlackBerry® Style 9670 smartphone from Research In Motion (RIM) for $199.99 (excluding taxes). The BlackBerry Style 9670 will be available at Boost Mobile exclusive retail stores, select independent wireless dealer locations and at www.boostmobile.comwith free shipping included on July 20.

“Boost Mobile has partnered with RIM to offer a great solution for wireless customers who want style, efficiency and value”

With the BlackBerry Style 9670, consumers can experience messaging and email made easy with a full QWERTY BlackBerry® keyboard and real-time chats with BBM™ (BlackBerry Messenger®), housed within a compact flip design. Features include a 5MP camera, optical trackpad, GPS, Wi-Fi® and a broad catalog of applications on BlackBerry App World. In addition, the BlackBerry Style comes with the BlackBerry®6 operating system, which allows for fast, rich Web browsing, engaging multimedia, social feeds and useful tools like universal search.

“Boost Mobile has partnered with RIM to offer a great solution for wireless customers who want style, efficiency and value,” said Andre Smith, vice president, Boost Mobile. “The BlackBerry Style offers all three when combined with the incredible savings of Boost’s unlimited no-contract plan.”

The BlackBerry Style from Boost Mobile will operate on a dependable nationwide network with fewer dropped and blocked calls than T-Mobile2. Subscribers can also save more than $20 a month or $240 a year compared to similar BlackBerry contract service plan offers from T-Mobile.

BlackBerry Monthly Unlimited with Shrinkagecustomers can get additional savings by simply making on-time payments. For every six on-time payments, a BlackBerry smartphone user’s monthly cost will shrink by $5, eventually getting down to as low as $45 a month for unlimited nationwide talk, text, Web, email, IM and calls to 411. Payments do not need to be consecutive to qualify for these savings milestones.

BlackBerry Style 9670 features include:

Full QWERTY BlackBerry keyboard with optical navigation

Dual high-res displays

Access email from Gmail®, MSN®, Yahoo!® and other email systems

Stay connected on BBM

Speedy, rich Web browsing with BlackBerry 6 OS

Universal search functionality

5MP camera with autofocus and image stabilization

Access to thousands of apps and games on BlackBerry App World

Access to Facebook®, MySpace™, Twitter®, YouTube® and more

Stereo Bluetooth® support

Wi-Fi and GPS enabled

Unlimited Calling to All of Mexico Now as Low as $5 a Month

Boost Mobile Monthly Unlimited customers now have more choice and flexibility to meet their international calling and texting needs with International Connect and International Connect Plus. For an additional $5 a month, customers can add International Connect to their monthly plan, which provides unlimited calling to landlines in Mexico and Canada, and unlimited international text messages to more than 230 countries worldwide.

Customers looking for additional countries can choose International Connect Plus, with the calling destinations in the International Connect plan and unlimited calling to more than 35 countries, including Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Argentina and Colombia. International Connect Plus is available on Monthly Unlimited plans for an additional $10 a month.

Phone Insurance

BlackBerry Monthly Unlimited customers can also protect their BlackBerry Style 9670 smartphone with Phone Insurance for $5 per month. Customers are covered if their device breaks or is lost, stolen or damaged – even by liquid. Go to for more information.