Alltel Announces Pearl Flip Availability

Alltel Wireless has announced the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230 smartphone from Research In Motion (RIM) will be available for purchase in retail stores and online beginning in early May. Among the Pearl Flip's features are a SureType QWERTY keyboard, an intuitive user interface with trackball navigation, built-in GPS, and a 2 MP camera able to record video. It also features full HTML browsing, a rich media player, an expandable memory card slot, and stereo Bluetooth support.