T-Mobile BlackBerry Onyx 9700 makes a Bold statement

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T-Mobile BlackBerry Onyx 9700 makes a Bold statement
T-Mobile BlackBerry Onyx 9700 makes a Bold statement
Thanks to some marketing material that was sent to a writer before he signed an embargo, we are able to learn plenty of information about the upcoming T-Mobile BlackBerry Onyx 9700, due out before the end of the year. The first thing is that we probably could call the device the BlackBerry Bold 9700 because the name "Bold" is actually printed on the back of the handset. Regardless of what you call it, the 9700 is going to come preloaded with some apps from App World, including Amazon's MP3 store for quick music downloads. Other features include Wi-Fi, high-speed web browsing, 5MP camera and TeleNav GPS.

Apparently, the T-Mobile version will have different specs than other GSM models like the one AT&T will be offering. With a different processor and using the same battery found in the Curve8900/Storm/Tour , the idea is to have the T-Mobile USA unit be exactly like the version sold by T-Mobile in the rest of the world. This way the phone could work on the carrier's 3G network in the U.S. and in Europe. The other fellows like AT&T, Rogers and Vodafone will not have to include T-Mobile's HSPA frequencies on their radio. More information is expected to be released in November and until then, let's just call it the BlackBerry Onyx 9700.

RIM BlackBerry Onyx 9700 Preliminary Specifications

source: CIO via BlackBerryCool




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5 Comments

1. behold--me

Posts: 679; Member since: Jun 22, 2009

HELL TO THE YEAH PPL!!!!! LOL

2. pathmarkpolice

Posts: 102; Member since: Feb 05, 2009

5MP camera? SPOOGE SPOOGE SPOOGE!

3. knuckleballer34

Posts: 119; Member since: Jul 27, 2009

Like many, i've been waiting a long time for T-Mobile to come out with a 3G Blackberry. My Pearl has been very good, but it's time for an upgrade with 3G. The Dash 3G and MyTouch just don't appeal to me.

4. WKlingbeil

Posts: 215; Member since: Dec 26, 2008

I don't remember where I saw it, and it may not have even been on this site, but someone said that T-Mobile has the hottest lineup of phones available. I will use this phone as exemplifying that statement being extraordinarily incorrect. T-Mobile doesn't even have a 3G Blackberry, so how could they have the hottest lineup? I personally think AT&T has the best, once the TP2 comes to VZW I'd put them #2, Sprint 3rd, and last and definitely least, T-Mobile. That says nothing of their overall network, just the phone lineup, so I don't want to hear your griping.

5. tripleh1996

Posts: 8; Member since: Jul 11, 2009

Nokia E72 or this?

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