Sprint launches BlackBerry Pearl

Sprint is set to launch the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 (image) next month, making it the first BlackBerry smartphone that supports Sprint's music store and Sprint TV. The phone features GPS, 2 mega-pixel camera, miscroSD slot and stereo Bluetooth. The Pearl 8130 also features core applications like calendar management, personal and corporate email and the ability to view documents. It will come in an "amethyst" color. Sprint has not released the pricing of the handset or its exact launch date.

For more on the handset:
- read this press release