September 20, 2006

FACT SHEET: Blackberry® 8703e™ Powered by Sprint

— 09/20/2006


  • Form factor: Sleek, lightweight form factor
  • Dimensions: 4.3 x 2.7 x 0.8 Weight: 4.7 ounces
  • Memory: 64 MB of RAM
  • Digital Dual-band: CDMA (1900mHz and 800 MHz)
  • Data: Sprint EV-DO and 1XRTT CDMA
  • GPS: built in capability
  • Web Browser: BlackBerry v4.1
  • Battery Specifications: Standard Lithium Ion battery
  • Talk time: Up to 3.3 hours continuous digital talk time
  • Full QWERTY keypad: Ergonomic, full QWERTY keypad for a familiar typing and data entry experience
  • Large, full-color screen: Vibrant 2.1” x 1.5” TFT display with 65K colors and exceptional 320 x 240 resolution


  • Sprint Mobile Broadband Enabled: High-speed data services operate on the Sprint Power VisionSM Network – the nation's largest mobile broadband network. The BlackBerry 8703e seamlessly operates on the Nationwide Sprint PCS Network and the Sprint Power Vision Network.
  • BlackBerry “Push” Technology: Receive email and data automatically sent to your handset.
  • Email: Supports up to 10 business and personal email accounts.
  • Phone as Modem: Take advantage of Sprint Mobile Broadband on your laptop by using the handset as a wireless modem (USB cable included).
  • GPS capability: Whether you need turn-by-turn driving directions or a smarter way to manage your mobile travel needs, Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) solutions can help get it done. GPS location-based safety services like Telenav delivers audible turn-by-turn driving directions to any address, anywhere on the Sprint Nationwide Network.
  • Built-in Bluetooth® Wireless Technology: Bluetooth allows fast, secure transmission without cables or wires, even though the two devices are not in line-of-sight. Bluetooth wireless accessories sold separately. NOTE: This device does not support Bluetooth Dial-Up-Networking.
  • Integrated Attachment Viewing: Download and view Word and Excel compatible files; rehearse PowerPoint presentations anywhere; consult important PDFs on the go.
  • Configurable Backlight: Configure the display for any setting, light or dark.
  • Productivity Tools: View and update your calendar, schedule appointments, check your task list and more while you're on the go. Also includes a calculator, alarm clock and memo pad.
  • Full-Featured Phone: including dedicated "send," "end," and "mute" keys, plus user definable convenience keys, a built-in speakerphone, Bluetooth capability for wireless headsets and car kits, and 24 built-in ring tones.
  • Built-In speakerphone: Hands-free operation made easy
  • TTY Compatible: This phone connects to a TTY device, allowing anyone who is hearing impaired the ability to communicate.
  • Downloadable Applications: Easy access to third-party software titles developed for BlackBerry on the Sprint PCS Software Store at http://softwarestore.sprint.com.

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