Fido to release BlackBerry Curve 8520 in Q1

Looking for a new BlackBerry to hit Fido? You might be in luck in the coming months because they might be launching the very affordable BlackBerry Curve 8520. This is one of the first smartphones that RIM put the new trackpad in… plus it has a full QWERTY keyboard. If you’re considering getting this make sure you check out our full video review here.

Tipster DiamondElite stated in HoFo that “Coming shorty, Fido will be launching the 8520 in Black. It will be part of the Q1 launch. No word on what date exactly, however the SKU has been loaded into the system.”

So gone are the days of the ridiculously outdated Pearl 8100. Rogers is currently selling the 8520 for You can get the Curve 8520 for $49.99 on a 3-year contract or outright for $399.99. It will be interesting to see what Fido will do.

More soon!