The beginning of summer heralds the arrival of a new BlackBerry smartphone simulator model, the BlackBerry 9310 smartphone. This model shares much in common with the recently-released BlackBerry 9320 smartphone and BlackBerry 9220 smartphone models. Applications adapted for these two models should run well on the BlackBerry 9310 smartphone.

Read on for information you need to get your apps ready to support this new device, or go immediately to the simulator download page to download the simulator right away. You can also download it directly using this link:

Alongside the launch of the new simulator, RIM has also opened up the BlackBerry App World storefront to allow you to start posting your applications for sale. Test your applications as soon as possible using the new simulator, and then navigate to the BlackBerry App World vendor portal to post your applications for the BlackBerry 9310 smartphone running BlackBerry 7.1 OS.
The BlackBerry 9310 smartphone will support Bluetooth 2.1 and include the following profiles:

  • Headset Profile (HSP)
  • Hand Free Profile (HFP)
  • Address Book Integration using AT commands or OBEX (Object Push)
  • Phone Book Access Profile (PBAP)
  • Dial-Up Networking (DUN)
  • Bluetooth Stereo (A2DP / AVRCP)
  • Serial Port Profile (SPP)
  • Secure Simple Pairing (SSP)
  • A/V Remote Control Version 1.3
  • Bluetooth Message Access Profile (MAP)

BlackBerry 9310 smartphone – Device Info

  • 320 x 240 resolution, 164 dpi
  • Application Icon size: 46 x 46 pixels
  • Memory: 512 MB Internal Persistent Storage, 512 MB RAM
  • 3.2 MP Camera, 4 X digital zoom
  • QWERTY keyboard
  • Networks: EVDO, CDMA
  • FM Radio
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Autonomous and Assisted GPS
  • Browser User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (BlackBerry; U; BlackBerry 9310; en-GB) AppleWebKit/534.11+ (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/ Mobile Safari/534.11+

BlackBerry 9310 smartphone – Multimedia Capabilities