Vodacom and Research In Motion (RIM) introduced the new BlackBerry Pearl 8110 smartphone in South Africa.

Presented in a black finish, the sleek and elegant BlackBerry Pearl 8110 smartphone integrates GPS (Global Positioning System) along with communications and multimedia capabilities.
It is one of the smallest and lightest smartphones available, and is designed for people who want to make the most of their work and personal lives.

The BlackBerry Pearl 8110 smartphone's built-in GPS with Vodafone SatNav, powered by Telmap SatNav technology, enables users to find an address and track their location as the route is displayed on a 3D map, together with audible step-by-step directions.

"We are pleased to bring the BlackBerry Pearl 8110 to Vodacom customers in South Africa. By providing users with easy, mobile access to communications, multimedia, navigation and personal productivity applications, the BlackBerry Pearl 8110 is an extraordinary lifestyle tool." says Charmaine Eggberry, vice president and managing director, EMEA at RIM.

Dot Field, Chief Communications Officer at Vodacom Group: "The BlackBerry Pearl 8110 offers our subscribers an ideal blend of personal and business features in a compact design. We are pleased to offer this feature-packed, but affordable smartphone to South African customers who want a solution that will help them maximise the use of their time."