South Africa is now ready to get BlackBerry® 7.1 The update is available for the BlackBerry® Bold™ 9900, BlackBerry® Torch™ 9810, BlackBerry® Curve™ 9360 and 9380 smartphones, and the Porsche Design P’9981 smartphone from BlackBerry
If you would like to get your phone upgraded, you can set your browser to go to : http://za.blackberry.com/services/blackberry7/, or using BlackBerry® Desktop Software.
So whats new in the BlackBerry 7.1 updated software:
The Battery saver automatically reduces the phone’s power consumption when you need to save the power that is left on your battery.
Invite friends to BBM™, share contact information, documents, URLs, photos and other multimedia content with a simple tap of your devices. You can even tap Near Field Communication enabled posters and coupons to pick up special rewards and offers.
Stay connected, wherever you are:
Activate Mobile Hotspot on your BlackBerry smartphone you can wirelessly connect up to 5 Wi-Fi devices to the internet
Mobile Media Server
Wirelessly connect your BlackBerry smartphone to your games console and share all your music, movies and pictures with a room full of friends.
With FM tuner support, tune in to your favourite local FM stations on the spot. The FM radio is already built in to the BlackBerry Curve 9360 and 9380 models and BlackBerry 7.1 enables this feature that allows them to tune in and enjoy FM radio stations.
For more information about the BlackBerry 7.1 OS update, visit http://za.blackberry.com/services/blackberry7/.