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BlackBerry Bold 9800 Slider AT&T bound with a launch in June?

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BlackBerry Bold 9800 Slider AT&T bound with a launch in June?
Although we have seen only 14 seconds of it in action, there has been some pent-up demand for the BlackBerry Bold 9800 Slider. What looks like the love child from a relationship between a  BlackBerry Storm and a Bold, the 9800 appears to combine the ease of a touchscreen with the outstanding physical QWERTY keyboard that BlackBerry is known for. It now looks like AT&T will be launching this device during the middle to the end of next month. The carrier is so positive that it has a hit on its hands that it supposedly placed an order for more than one million units. The 9800 Slider is expected to ship with the new BlackBerry OS 6 which appears to narrow the gap between BlackBerry and devices running more visually focused operating systems like Android and the iPhone. AT&T is supposed to get a short exclusive on the phone and by the fourth quarter of this year, a CDMA variant is expected to be available at Sprint. Love the Storm but want a physical QWERTY? Love the Bold but want a touchscreen? The BlackBerry Bold 9800 Slider should satisfy most BlackBerry fans.

RIM BlackBerry Slider Preliminary Specifications

source: BGR via IntoMobile

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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:46

1. jd829 (Posts: 155; Member since: 24 Feb 2010)


posted on 14 May 2010, 13:24

2. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)

That will be excellent, for Blackberry users - need more ANDROIDs, AT&T......

posted on 14 May 2010, 14:32

3. Mateo8326 (Posts: 472; Member since: 15 Jul 2009)

I would have to see it in personal 1st but if this is true i might settle for this instead of the sony xperia x10 which i been waiting for since forever lol

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