There’s two version of the candybar Pearl, the 9100 sporting a SureType QWERTY keypad while the 9105 uses a more traditional mobile phone keypad layout.
In terms of specs there’s no difference between the two except for the earlier mentioned keypad layout. Both versions of the Pearl will have 256MB of internal storage with support for MicroSD storage expansion up to 32GB. 3.2MP camera with flash is standard along with digital zoom, autofocus and video recording. Like the Bold, the Pearl will also feature an optical trackpad. Connectivity wise, the Pearl is RIM’s first ever device to support WiFi n standard along with b and g. It runs on UMTS/HSDPA 3G networks as well as EDGE/GPRS/GSM. GPS and Bluetooth 2.1 is also standard.
As usual, with this kind of things, there’s no details on pricing, plans and launch date but we keep you updated on the latest developments. Stay tuned.
In the meantime checkout the BlackBerry Pearl promo video after the jump.