The Blackberry Curve 8350i was first introduced in Fall 2009. It was the first Direct Connect enabled smartphone from Blackberry since their 7100i in 2006. It was a much needed update. It comes with WiFi, Bluetooth, and GPS connectivity. Features the well-known Blackberry QWERTY keyboard set up and was initially only available for Sprint Nextel customers. One feature that’s prominent is the Group Connect which allows for Direct Connect contacts of up to 20 people for a single group conversation. Of course, it offers web browsing, e-mail, text, SMS and phone calls. It also features a rear camera.