RIM 957

Published: August 17th, 2000

Research In Motion Limited last week introduced a new, advanced, palm-sized wireless handheld with integrated support for wireless email, Internet, paging and organizer features. The 957 Wireless Handheld is optimized for mobile users and incorporates a large high-quality screen, 32-bit Intel 386 processor, 5 MB Intel flash memory plus 512 KB SRAM, embedded wireless modem, optimized keyboard, thumb-operated trackwheel, large backlit screen (user selectable 16 or 20 line display), multiple notification alerts (tone, vibrate, on-screen and/or LED indicator), internal rechargeable Lithium battery, docking/charging cradle, intuitive interface and integrated email/organizer software. The 957 has a slim mobile design and is extremely compact (4.6 by 3.1 by 0.70 inches) and lightweight (less than 5.3 ounces). The 957 comes with a full-featured, connected organizer that includes calendar, address book, task list, memo pad, calculator and alarm; synchronizes with PC using docking cradle and Puma Technology’s Intellisync(TM) software. The 957 is priced at $699 for more information visit http://www.rim.net.

Prices listed are in US currency.