Say hello to the BlackBerry Kickstart

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Say hello to the BlackBerry Kickstart
Well, well, well, what do we have here? Looks like BGR has a pretty hot scoop on a new BlackBerry clamshell, codenamed the Kickstart. Apparently, he has known about it for a while, but has been keeping the secret under wraps until these pictures were available. From the looks of things, it's not exactly small, but features a Pearl-esque SureType keypad and a trackball. Both LCD screens look to be pretty large, and there's a camera, but for now thats all we have on specs. The source is claiming "a release date before the end of the year," so we'll keep our ears to the ground as new information emerges.

RIM BlackBerry Kickstart Prelimnary Specifications

source: BGR



1. VZWREP unregistered


2. Anon unregistered

Another photoshopped fake!! Look closely at the pics!!

12. unregistered

seriously dude. get a life

3. BS unregistered

It is not fake

4. VZ unregistered

it looks kinda like a vx8700 when its open

5. unregistered

It could possibly photoshopped off of a Motorola PEBL U9, or something similar. Could be real. Looks real to me.

6. unregistered

Okay, nevermind. They look fake when they are small, but when you click on them and see the full size, they look real. Ahaha.

7. aufedk

Posts: 14; Member since: Apr 10, 2008

wats weird to me is that it doesnt seem to use the same new software like BlackBerry 9000. tmobile should definetly get this phone!! with this and the HTC Diamond, tmobile will definetly be even better!

8. jrcrow79

Posts: 477; Member since: May 02, 2008

of course it doesn't have BB 9000 OS..4.5 isnt even released yet! release date for BB 9000 confirmed..Wait a sec!...I thought the reason why people got Curv's and other versions which had full keyboard was due to the fact that ALOT of people hate the suretype thing..hmm interesting to see who will buy this phone..I WONT!..hehe

9. unregistered

who really wants to buy a flip phone?

10. T-HUFF unregistered


11. daddy unregistered

Although i love blackberry and have used one for a couple of years im not impressed by this at all. The only thing this phone has going for it is the suretype.

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