RIM BlackBerry Tour 2 9650 found in Verizon's system

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RIM BlackBerry Tour 2 9650 found in Verizon's system
With the BlackBerry Tour on Verizon readily available for some time now, Big Red may be giving the green lights to the latest Tour – the BlackBerry Tour 2 9650. Verizon has probably given the BlackBerry Tour 9630 enough face time for its life cycle – especially with all the issues around the trackball. Now there are dummy SKUs coming up in Verizon’s computer system which indicates a good sign that it’ll be ready to launch in the near future. Having launched a couple of RIM handsets that have been aimed to replace older models, such as the Curve 8530 and the Storm 2 9550, it’s only fitting for the latest Tour to show up its face so soon. Already ticking away on borrowed time, it’ll only be a matter of time before the BlackBerry Tour 2 9650 makes its official appearance.

RIM BlackBerry Tour 2 9650 Preliminary Specifications

source: CrackBerry



1. BlackberryUser

Posts: 609; Member since: Jun 26, 2009

I'm ready for this phone to come out already.

2. macron2000

Posts: 81; Member since: Sep 07, 2009

Not me. Same old opersating system. A track pad and wifi are nice, but we've been looking at the ui for a couple of years now. Time for an overhual RIM.

3. Dood

Posts: 269; Member since: Mar 23, 2009


4. BlackberryUser

Posts: 609; Member since: Jun 26, 2009

If this is the same as the Bold 9700 it's a good upgrade. I have a few friends with the Bold 9700 and the Tour 1 doesn't even compare. As for upgrades, what do you want to see changed? I'm perfectly happy with the new Blackberry OS on the Bold 9700.

5. macron2000

Posts: 81; Member since: Sep 07, 2009

Girlfriend has the 9700. So when looking at the UI, I think its time for a better browsing experience. The 9700 web browser is noticably behind just about every major manufacturer to release a smartphone this past year. As business user, a good web interface on a mobile device is becoming more and more neccessary. Also, how about a faster processor, more memory, and more openess (not sure if that's a word) with the software to run a wider variety of apps. Just my opinion, but I don't think man can live by email alone anymore. Others have caught up to or close to RIM's sole claim to fame. I just think a more modern user experience would be nice. That's all.

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