BlackBerry Bold gets priced, dated (CDMA'd?)

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BlackBerry Bold gets priced, dated (CDMA'd?)
InfoSyncWorld claims to have the pricing and availability info for the upcoming BlackBerry Bold.  It's no surprise that it will land on AT&T first, currently targeted for July, and will set customers back $300.  The other three major carriers will follow in September, though for some reason T-Mobile pricing is $350 while VZW and Sprint remain at $300.  We're pretty surprised (read: pleased) to see the CDMA Bold drop so quickly, seeing as how it took RIM nearly a year to get the Curve out the door, and we'd expect this to land on Alltel as well since they were the first to snatch up the 8330, but for now this is all just rumor.

BlackBerry Bold Specifications

source: InfoSyncWorld via EngadgetMobile



1. unregistered

t-mobile sucks along with sprint

2. unregistered

thank you for adding to the discussion. your comments are appreciated and have made me reevaluate my life and wireless provider.

3. JoeyStyles

Posts: 78; Member since: May 11, 2008


4. JoeyStyles

Posts: 78; Member since: May 11, 2008

okay comment number 1 I agree with you on sprint but why tmobile, yeah there is no 3g and they overcharge for there bb's but all of there services with no contract and great customer service is all good with me, and word on the street is they are about to buy sprint so what is the problem with tmobile

7. Esquire0399

Posts: 53; Member since: Apr 09, 2008

True, but in A LOT of places T-mobile's reception is absolutely horrendous.

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tmobile buying sprint?? umm. nope. tmobile is GSM sprint is CDMA. A)tmobile is possibly looking to sell off american assets and get out of america not buy things... b) sprint is looking to sell off nextel and stop bleeding profusely from the wallet.

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You do realise that Verizon, a US CDMA carrier, is owned by Vodaphone, a major European GSM carrier, right? How is that different than Deutsch Telekom buying Sprint, again?

17. unregistered

the difference is that Vodaphone is not in the USA.

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Actually that's a joint venture, VZW owns 55% while the Vodafone owns 45%.

24. unregistered

Why would they be trying to get out of America when they just announced the launch of their 3G network?

26. JoeyStyles

Posts: 78; Member since: May 11, 2008

I agree if you aren't in a major city thats because they won't drop 3g to the masses

27. JoeyStyles

Posts: 78; Member since: May 11, 2008

31. unregistered

oh my god...verizion corp. is not verizon wireless. verizon wireless is a joint verture between verizon corp and vodafone. learn your facts please before you post

34. unregistered

sure buddy

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If by VZW you mean Verizon Communications, then yes.

42. unregistered

VZW does not own 55% of its self. Verizon (landline) holds 55%. If you are going use facts, use correct facts.

45. unregistered

Correction: Deutch Telecom is looking at purchasing (Nextel) not sprint! This is to absorb the 60 0000000 000 in debt since sprint purchased Nextel.

52. unregistered

your an idiot before you open yourmouth know your facts. Verizon wireless is 55% Vodafone is 45% get your facts straight

53. unregistered

You do realize that Sprint who is CDMA purchased Nextel which is GSM don't you?

54. unregistered

No sir! You are the idiot! The company is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). VZ = Verizon Communications VZW = Verizon Wireless Check Your facts dumb ass....

5. unregistered

on the one hand, it seems kinda silly that they would be releasing both the bold and the thunder (touch screen blackberry) in the same month. you would think they would want one to sell really well, and then release the second one after to also sell really well. however, on the other hand, it might be a good move so there is something for everyone's different tastes thunder: sive-to-verizon

6. unregistered

Its hilarious to me how many retards jump on this site and post as though they will die if they dont tell the whole world which cell phone provider sucks. Random trash talk about crap you don't understand is... retarded. Think about it, who else do you know that just blurts out words that have no relevance to the topic at hand. Retards. Only retards.

8. unregistered

as the person who posted the comment to which you replied, i would like to think you hit the wrong button and are referring to the post above mine...

10. unregistered

Yes my reply was meant for comment #1 and not you specifically. Hopefully everyone will asume I am refering to only retarded people :)

9. unregistered

No. #4 tmobile is buying suncom. Get it right. SPRINT ROCKS!

11. unregistered

SPRINT ROCKS?? U need to see a therapist or visit your local Verizon Wireless strore.

33. anonymous unregistered

For the 1st quarter results, while AT&T remains the biggest carrier, Verizon Wireless is the 2nd biggest and just about the most successful.. and compared to sprint/nextel and T-mobile. Their numbers dont even come close. No one can even tell me different, cause i work for Verizon wireless.

46. unregistered

I agree! Explain this (Sprint advocate) explain why (sprint has reported) for the 14th consecutive sales quarter a 30 sales loss in revenue and in loss of customers... 14 quarters-- The CEO and his 99.00 everything campaign is a scarce- desperate attempt to regain customers regardless of how many billion dollers they lose because of it!!! I too work for VZ. Columbus OH

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Canada has best carriers except for Telus. Rogers Fido and Bell are all great sevice, reception, call quility, GUI, etc..

57. anonymous #2 unregistered

wow, is awful, yet it uses bell mobility cellphone towers, and has the same service as bell everywhere in canada telus, so how is bell better than telus again? especially since telus has better plans to offer, personal preference is of course to take at hand, but telus is no way inferior to bell.

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