BlackBerry Curve 9300 to feature new WebKit browser?

BlackBerry Curve 9300 to feature new WebKit browser?
The BlackBerry Curve 9300 certainly won't blow you away from reading the specs. With a 624MHz processor, a QVGA display, 2MP camera without flash and 256MB of RAM and ROM, the handset is seemingly precluded from using the new BlackBerry 6 OS because of an apparent requirement that 512MB or more of RAM be on board. According to BBGeeks, they have heard that a hybrid version of BlackBerry 6 could be made available to devices with 256MB of RAM and they give a 70% chance that the new WebKit browser could be made available for BlackBerry  models using OS 5.

We have shown you videos of this new browser in action. It was designed by RIM to match the surfing experiences of mobile Safari and the native browsers on Android and webOS. RIM has added tabbed browsing and "pinch-to-zoom" support although the latter obviously would only be relevant on touchscreen models. The new browser also is faster than the old BlackBerry software which used to have occasional rendering problems and would slow to a crawl when JavaScript enabled. Considering that the picture shows the phone wearing the T-Mobile brand, it looks like the nation's fourth largest carrier will be launching the Curve 9300 sometime later this year.

source: BBGeeks









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