Canada's Research in Motion (RIM) on Sunday unveiled the new BlackBerry Curve 9320 in India, and tagged the new smartphone at a cool 15,990 rupees.

The new device comes packed with a host of exciting features for BlackBerry enthusiasts, including global 3G connectivity that comes amid slashed tariffs with rising popularity of lightning fast networks across the country.

 "The BlackBerry Curve series is extremely popular and successful in India. This new model is designed to make it easy for customers to be socially-connected, and we expect it will be especially popular in the youth segment," RIM India Managing Director Sunil Dutt said, according to The Times of India.

The new Curve 9320 is powered with 7.1 operating system coupled with a 800 MHz CPU and borrows the 2.44 inch 320 x 240 pixel resolution screen, full QWERTY keypad and touch-sensitive optical trackpad from its predecessor, the BlackBerry Curve 9220. Other features of the Curve 9320 include a, 3.2 megapixel camera, with geo-tagging options and image stabilization features, Wi-Fi connectivity, a dedicated BBM key and 512 MB of RAM that's expandable to 32GB via a microSD card.

The Curve 9220 has more or less the same specifications but features a lower resolution camera at 2 megapixel and excludes any camera options such as geo-tagging or image stabilization controls. Launched in April, the 9220 comes with a price tag of around 10,000 rupees.

The new Curve also comes equipped with pre-installed Twitter and Facebook applications that are in line for the social centric. The device also sports a fairly decent Li-Ion 1450 mAh battery that boasts seven hours of talktime.