New pictures of BlackBerry Niagara falls into view

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New pictures of BlackBerry Niagara falls into view
Just the other day we showed you the first pictures of the BlackBerry Niagara 9630. Just as the weekend hit, some new photos of the handset came out including a picture of that unique looking back cover. The Niagara is expected to be a CDMA/EV-DO and GSM global phone that will most likely debut at Verizon as we previously reported. We are still awaiting the word on which version of the OS will be running the 9630 as we could see the device equipped with a build as high as 5.0. At any rate, it looks like we will be seeing those long lines to the doors of Verizon stores when this device is launched.

BlackBerry 9630 Niagara Specifications

source: CrackBerry



1. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

the curve/8830 replacement. lets get it on!

2. T-Money3000 unregistered

nice........very nice

3. trentsinmypants

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 29, 2009

im excited to see this unit.....It'd be nice to get customers into something else other then the POS storm

4. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

the storm is awesome. the screen is nice and big

5. WKlingbeil

Posts: 215; Member since: Dec 26, 2008

I agree with trent, because VZW really needs an alternative to the Storm. The Storm has a very nice screen, and a lot of cool features, but in all honesty, business users, and most people in general aren't looking for touch screen phones. We need a Blackberry with a physical keyboard that isn't sorry like the Curve or the Pearl. I have the hardest time telling people that the Curve or the Pearl is a good phone, because they're really not. Hopefully we won't have to dumb down this phone with our proprietary software, or take away the running memory...

6. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

i agree its good there is an alternative now but the storm is not a pos.

7. stuntz

Posts: 178; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

im not so sure thisis going to start on verizon they tend to like to use the broadcom chip set not qualcom this might actually be going to sprint first everyone

9. phoneguy

Posts: 213; Member since: Jan 08, 2009

what???? Verizon uses the Qualcom chip...... They pay the broadcom penalty to do so. No cdma phones in the US use the broadcom chip. Read up on the whole deal before spewing inaccurate info.....

12. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

my storm says qualcomm 3g cdma on the back

13. shayshaybhai

Posts: 14; Member since: Jan 31, 2009

My Sprint Blackberry Curve says Qualcomm 3G CDMA, is that the same chip that we are talking about?

8. wacky85

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 15, 2009

i hope it goes to verizon first i like it a lot the back looks weird though

10. ICanAffordVZW

Posts: 123; Member since: Dec 15, 2008

Actually, stuntz said that he/she feels that Sprint will get it first, NOT, that VZW will never get it.

11. ICanAffordVZW

Posts: 123; Member since: Dec 15, 2008

Cant wait for this device! I have gone from the 8830 to the 8330 and now wait for this one

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