BlackBerry OS 4.3 which made it’s debut here in the U.S. on the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 has a added a cool new feature that allows you to create Voice Notes and send them via MMS, Email, PIN, or IM.

The new Voice Notes feature will allow BlackBerry users to record messages up to one minute long, however, there are some restrictions…

  • Voice notes larger than 300 KB cannot be sent as MMS text messages.
  • Personal indentifcation number (PIN) messages and BlackBerry Messenger voice note messages cannot be larger then 15 KB.
  • Voice notes will only be recorded in AMR format; however, files of any recognized audio format will be listed in the voice notes folder on the BlackBerry smartphone.
  • The voice notes feature may be disabled using an IT policy.

Get more information about BlackBerry Voice Notes here