Sprint's BlackBerry Tour with Wi-Fi coming next year

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Sprint's BlackBerry Tour with Wi-Fi coming next year
A high-end business-oriented smartphone without a Wi-Fi receiver sounds funny peculiar these days. However, funny or not, Sprint and Verizon are about to release the Wi-Fi-less BlackBerry Tour 9630 this Sunday. Fortunately, a WLAN-equipped version of the device will be available with the carrier sometime next year, informs FierceWireless. “Speed to market… outweighed the desire to wait for WiFi,” says Sprint’s director of business product marketing. So, it might be a good idea to wait for the more feature-packed version to launch. At least, the official also said that “"Sprint is embracing WiFi in all its major devices going forward," which means customers should not see more hot smartphones coming without the important feature.

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source: FierceWireless via EngadgetMobile

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5 Comments

1. SoonerDiddy76

Posts: 4; Member since: Jun 19, 2009

Interesting...looks like Sprint is finally getting the message...they MAY have a chance to keep me come next June. We'll see what phones come out to hype this further.

2. bigfanboyred

Posts: 141; Member since: Jan 17, 2009

isnt that the Atlas? a Tour with WiFi= Atlas... besides i think that would be the 1st cdma bb with wifi, so until i see it i wont believe it!

3. BlackberryUser

Posts: 609; Member since: Jun 26, 2009

Hopefully this happens for both Sprint and Verizon.

4. markemark

Posts: 21; Member since: Jun 19, 2009

Every blackberry (and PDA) 2010 and beyond on Verizon will have wifi.

5. PapaJay224

Posts: 866; Member since: Feb 08, 2009

With LTE it wont need it...

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