(MENAFN - Arab News) Research In Motion (RIM), the makers of BlackBerry smartphone and the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, will return to Gitex Saudi Arabia for the third year, which will be held at Riyadh's International Convention and Exhibition Center from Monday to Thursday.
Sandeep Saihgal, MD, Middle East, Research In Motion said: "Saudi Arabia is one of the fastest growing markets for RIM in the Middle East and GITEX provides us with great opportunity to engage with our customers.
BlackBerry users in the Kingdom have been early adopters of the latest trends, such as using social and instant messenger apps to interact with friends; educational apps to further their knowledge or even cultural and religious apps to keep informed and updated. We're excited to be showing our full portfolio of smartphones and tablets to our loyal customers at this year's Gitex event in KSA."
At Gitex Saudi Arabia, RIM will showcase the all-new BlackBerry Curve 9220 and 3G-enabled BlackBerry Curve 9320 smartphones.
These new additions to the BlackBerry 7 smart phone portfolio are stylish and compact with social features to help users stay connected and share more with their friends and family.
Both smartphones will come with a brand new feature, a dedicated BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) key.
Equipped with a data independent FM radio, the long battery life will allow customers to listen to the latest music while using their favorite social networking apps
The BlackBerry Curve 9220 and the BlackBerry Curve 9320 come with the new BlackBerry 7.1 OS, which was announced this month and is available for the BlackBerry Bold 9900, BlackBerry Torch 9810 and 9860, BlackBerry Curve 9360 and 9380 smartphones, and the Porsche Design P'9981 smart phone from BlackBerry.