BlackBerry Pearl 9100 pictured with SureType and 3G connectivity

This article contains unofficial information.
BlackBerry Pearl 9100 pictured with SureType and 3G connectivity
The guys at Technomovida were able to get their hands on the unreleased and unannounced BlackBerry Pearl 9100. Running on BlackBerry OS 5.0.0.449, this Pearl offers 3G connectivity and, as you can plainly see from the pictures, uses the SureType keyboard which puts the kibosh to earlier reported talk that this Pearl would feature a QWERTY keyboard. The Pearl 9100 has 802.11n Wi-Fi on board and is equipped with an optical trackpad instead of a trackball. As we already told you, evidence shows that this device will most likely find its way over to T-Mobile in the States, although we have no date for launch and no pricing information.

RIM BlackBerry Pearl 9100 T-Mobile Preliminary Specifications

source: Technomovida (Translated) via BBLeaks




FEATURED VIDEO

6 Comments

1. matistight

Posts: 1052; Member since: May 13, 2009

sweeeettttt

2. DontHateOnS60

Posts: 872; Member since: Apr 20, 2009

Talk about copying Sony with the music controls at the top of the device. Check out Sony's X-Series Walkman's. Still, I think that's a spectacular idea, although Sony did a much better job because you can actually feel out their buttons. Not to mention, I can't see the Pearl being that great of a media device to even deserve having that. Whatever though. Nokia's E55 is much much prettier.

4. rhomaion

Posts: 187; Member since: Sep 23, 2009

It's media player is just as fast as an iPod and they have had music keys on the top of the phone before this model so your post = fail.

6. DontHateOnS60

Posts: 872; Member since: Apr 20, 2009

Come try a new Nokia, and you'll never go back to a BB.

3. hmcougar09

Posts: 137; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

UGLY!

5. numberonenygfan

Posts: 211; Member since: Oct 19, 2009

lol when are they going to just trash the pearl all together? the phone just sucks.. 3g or not.. i have been working for vzw for two years in sales and no one has asked about either the old model or the flip.. and they wont ask about this one either.. people dont want a tiny smartphone!!! this thing sucks sucks sucks sucks i hope vzw doent get it

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.
FCC OKs Cingular's purchase of AT&T Wireless