BlackBerry launched Curve 9220 for Rs 10,999

Research in Motion (RIM) launched in India what it called its most affordable BlackBerry smartphone, part of an aggressive push in one of its few growing markets. The new Blackberry Curve 9220 is priced in India at Rs 10,990, higher than the price of Curve 8520, which is RIM's best-selling phone in India, and comes with an introductory offer to download free applications worth Rs 2,500.

The phone has a raft of features, including a dedicated Black Berry messenger key, and is loaded with the company's latest operating system (OS) 7.1 OS. The smart phone also has a built in FM radio.