Pre-order the super studly BlackBerry 9800 before Tuesday's introduction

Pre-order the super studly BlackBerry 9800 before Tuesday's introduction
As we reported, this coming Tuesday, BlackBerry and AT&T plan on introducing the BlackBerry 9800 Slider. This device features a touchscreen like a Storm and a QWERTY keyboard like the Bold. The latter slides out in portrait orientation. Featuring the new multimedia-centric BlackBerry 6 OS and a new WebKit browser, this phone has turned into one of the most anticipated handsets this year. What if you could pre-order the phone now, before it is even introduced? A store based in New York City, MobileCity Online is accepting pre-orders right now.

For a non-contract price of $599.99, MobileCity will reserve you a BlackBerry 9800. According to the web site, this is $100 off the actual retail price of 699.99. There is no precise shipping date because, after all, until Tuesday's announcement there is no such phone to sell. The last word we had on the name is that the device will be called the BlackBerry Torch 9800 although we won't know for sure until everything becomes official. For those BlackBerry fans, this phone seemingly will give you all of the usual BlackBerry features but also presents a first rate web surfing experience similar to what you might have on an  Apple iPhone, Motorola DROID X or a Palm Pre. Learning from the problems that they had with the Storm, BlackBerry has also beefed up the multimedia capabilities of the device. If you want to be the first on your block to pre-order the phone, here is your chance. Or, you can wait until Tuesday like everyone else and see what AT&T and BlackBerry have to say.

source: MobileCityOnline via MobileBurn



7. joey18

Posts: 697; Member since: Jul 20, 2010

i frece

4. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Verizon has not done as well with Blackberry, but they may change when they get their first pseudo 4G/3G GSM phone. Blackberry has to do something to stem the tide as many customers and big business are going the iSHEEP, err....iPHONE way.

6. DonkeyPunched

Posts: 321; Member since: Jan 10, 2010

Lol go death grip your shitty captivate that doesn't have flash (in both ways).

8. jdoc611

Posts: 17; Member since: Mar 17, 2010

I dont understand how the iPhone and "iSheep" always seems to get brought up by you stupid Android/Verizon fanboys. You're an idiot. On another note, I am really interested to see what this phone can do. I Love BB just hope they step it up a bit in the web browsing and multimedia department

9. sleepyjohnny

Posts: 151; Member since: Dec 16, 2009

it always gets up because quite honestly, you follow apple like sheep no matter what. so they post it no matter what

10. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

huh, wtf are you talking about - I actually have video calling on mine thanks to flashing the euro rom version - no death grip on the phone,

11. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010


3. jrcrow79

Posts: 477; Member since: May 02, 2008

press the screen..u mean sure press?..ewww..storm 3 is coming out soon FYI...if this device doesnt support true flash and wont be fast enough to really do anything at all..IMOO

2. zerglisk

Posts: 544; Member since: Feb 09, 2010

I hope this phone gets rid of that weird "press the screen" feature and unresponsive screen

1. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

It now looks alot like most other smartphones and I am sure it will seel quite nicely.

5. ace1122

Posts: 237; Member since: Mar 23, 2009

It looks like its built very solid and that its heavy, which i think is good. I just hope it isn't laggy

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