It has a modest 2.44-inch display with 320x240 pixel resolution. Its memory is expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card.
The phone comes with a full QWERTY keyboard and includes a 2 megapixel rear camera with 5x digital zoom. The phone unlike most new smartphones is not a 3G phone.
Priced at Rs 10,990, the Curve 9220 is based on BlackBerry OS 7.1.
The phone has a dedicated BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) key and the camera integration allows direct BBM avatar update.
The phone was unveiled by Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif. RIM claims that the 9220 has the longest battery life for any BlackBerry Curve smartphone.
Struggling smartphone maker Research In Motion (RIM) unveiled a new device the BlackBerry Curve 9220 at an event in New Delhi on Wednesday.
A feature that is rare for BlackBerry phones, the 9220 comes with built-in FM radio. It will be available in four colours: black, teal blue, fuchsia pink and pure white.
The BlackBerry Curve 9220 will be first available in India from April 19 and RIM says that shipments have already started. The phone will go on sale in other markets in a few weeks.