Mysterious BlackBerry Slider Heading to Sprint?

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Mysterious BlackBerry Slider Heading to Sprint?
Thanks to a trusted tipster over at BGR, we now have some more exciting news about the mysterious BlackBerry slider. First, the bad news is that the model has failed early diagnostic testing 4 out of 5 times. The only other 'Berry that ever failed such a test is the Pearl Flip. The tipster says that the slider he saw was branded with the Sprint name which could be the CDMA flavored 9900. The GSM/HSPA version, the 9930, will support 850/1900MHz UMTS which would suggest support for AT&T and Rogers 3G networks. As far as what the device will be called, the source said that the Bold name was nowhere near the phone. For those Sprint customers who have been feeling left out lately, perhaps this will be considered exciting news for them.

source: BGR



1. JackFace

Posts: 190; Member since: Nov 03, 2009


2. PhoneWar

Posts: 25; Member since: Mar 11, 2010

Sounds like a good idea. I owned a Pearl Flip(was given to me free by Blackberry) and I must say, I would have REGRETTED paying for that phone, thank goodness I didnt. I hope this slider is better. I Hope they dont call it the BBerry 9900 though, I like the code name MR.T much better dont you?

3. Jeradiah3

Posts: 1149; Member since: Feb 11, 2010

im not sure about the phone cause its still a blackberry and ive had issues with my phone for almost a year (curve 8330 from sprint). unless they're going to make this phone available within a month, im going to try android and upgrade 2 the moment.

4. JackFace

Posts: 190; Member since: Nov 03, 2009

It's not your phone... it's your network.

7. bronxbomber

Posts: 82; Member since: Apr 10, 2009

ignore jackoff here. trust me you would be satisfied w/ the bb tour. completely diff software.

5. tiolawa

Posts: 115; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Would be nice fopr us Sprint customers to finally get some touchscrean love from RIM...

6. PhoneWar

Posts: 25; Member since: Mar 11, 2010

Veriizon customers got touchscreen love from RIM(IE. Storm I & II) If thats love and I am a Sprint customer, I dont want any.

8. mr. anderson

Posts: 92; Member since: Apr 16, 2009

amen. storm=worst phone

9. PhoneWar

Posts: 25; Member since: Mar 11, 2010

check this out, some insightful info.

10. scottmbolt unregistered

Quit your advertising of your lame websites on these pages! PhoneArena, please ban this guy!

11. AaronWasHere

Posts: 36; Member since: Mar 10, 2010

I'll just stick with my Bold. Touchscreens are a fad that never should have come to fruition.

12. jason unregistered

I've had sprint since 1996 and I now have the blackberry 9630 and I've messed with the evo and the epic but I like blackberry if sprint doesn't get a touch screen soon I'm going to at&t

13. Tony D unregistered

Been a loyal sprint customer since 1996. I am at a loss as to why sprint can't get the newest blackberry phones. I am patiently waiting for a sprint version of the blackberry Torch. If it doesn't come by summer I plan to switch to att.

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