No more Tour, BlackBerry 9650 is a Bold move from RIM

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No more Tour, BlackBerry 9650 is a Bold move from RIM
Just the other day, we reported that Verizon's version of the BlackBerry Tour follow-up, the 9650, was going to include "Push-To-Talk" (for an extra $5 per month, of course). What we didn't know was if the device was going to be called the Tour2 or the Bold 9650. According to a Crackberry reader who found the 9650 User Guide in the leaked OS, the phone will be called the Bold 9650. This also might give us a clue as to what RIM will call the mysterious slider phone that we have been showing you pictures of. Unlike the Storm or the underperforming Tour, the BlackBerry Bold has received very good reviews and in the consumer's mind, the Bold name is synonymous with an outstanding BlackBerry model. The Bold 9700 also has been well reviewed. The 9650 will upgrade the first gen Tour by including Wi-Fi and replaces the trackball with an optical trackpad. We could see this baby launch as soon as May.

BlackBerry Tour2 9650 Preliminary Specifications

source: Crackberry


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3 Comments

1. artz1986

Posts: 453; Member since: Mar 11, 2009

I wonder if the 9700 will get an official OS update before this thing hits...

2. PhoneWar

Posts: 25; Member since: Mar 11, 2010

Wow Verizon is ONLY charging $5 additional for PTT??? I am impressed, hahahahaha. Good luck with that. You may not like Nextel or what you know of it but at l;east it is straight up and legit. www.hubpages.com/hub/sprint-saves-you-money/

3. numberonenygfan

Posts: 211; Member since: Oct 19, 2009

lol so how many people do you use that direct connect with phone war... one maybe two other people.. ? Lagit?? hahaha i den network... lagit?????? dude get your facts straight and get a job and pay to be on a better network, you get what you pay for .. get out of the ghetto and get off your iden piece of garbage lmao

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