BlackBerry has just announced the new super social BlackBerry 9720 smartphone. Available in a variety of colors, the new BlackBerry 9720 smartphone takes everything you’d get from a starter smartphone to the next level and it’s the perfect social BlackBerry.

“The BlackBerry 9720 smartphone gives you all the essentials of the BlackBerry smartphone experience to support a communications centric lifestyle. It has the best keyboard and functionality for BBM, as well as an updated BlackBerry 7 OS that adds many enhancements. It’s perfect for customers upgrading from a feature phone or entry-level Android or Windows Phone device, as well as existing BlackBerry smartphone customers, that want a richer experience and jump up in style and performance,” said Carlo Chiarello, Executive Vice President for Products at BlackBerry.

The BlackBerry 9720 smartphone features a full QWERTY keyboard, a 2.8″ touchscreen and trackpad for easy navigation, great battery life and comes packed with the very well known and successful BlackBerry 7.1 OS. Other cool features include built-in FM radio, social apps pre-installed on the device, the awesome BBM messaging platform and much, much more.

Beginning in the coming weeks, the new BlackBerry 9720 smartphone will be available in select markets from retailers and carriers in Asia, EMEA and Latin America. A variety of accessories from cases to carrying solutions, to chargers and audio peripherals, will also be available from select retailers. Check out the video below for more on the device and let us know what you think!