Verizon introduces the BlackBerry Bold 9650

Verizon introduces the BlackBerry Bold 9650
We knew it was coming, but now it's official. Verizon Wireless today announced that the RIM BlackBerry Bold 9650 would be avaliable for purchasing on-line starting tomorrow June 3rd, and will have an in-store date of June 10th. Features of the BlackBerry Bold 9650 include a 2.45" 480x360 pixel resolution display, 3.2MP camera with LED flash, optical trackpad, QWERTY keyboard, push-to-talk capable, 3.5mm headset jack, Bluetooth 2.1, 512MB Flash memory, and comes comes with a 2GB microSD card pre installed (up to 16GB supported). The BlackBerry Bold 9650 is a global device that can use dual-band CDMA/EVDO Rev A, quad-band EDGE/GPRS/GSM, and UMTS/HSPA. It features a new GlobalAccess Connect for use as a data modem with a notebook PC, and has VZ Navigator with global capabilities while driving in 20 countries. Pricing of the BlackBerry Bold 9650 for Verizon is $149.99 after a $100 rebate with a 2-year contract. As you may recall, Sprint has already introduced their BlackBerry Bold 9650 a few weeks ago, but it is selling for $199.99 after rebate.

source: Verizon Wireless

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9 Comments

1. BrokenImaege

Posts: 173; Member since: Jul 27, 2009

Crap phone. All they did really was replace the track ball with trackpad and some internal stuff. Still same crap phone I keep see coming back into my store for every technical problem there is out there. Avoid it at all costs people!!!!

4. odeccit

Posts: 5; Member since: Feb 02, 2010

And which 3G smart phone (without technical problems) do you recommend?

5. tbacba

Posts: 134; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

You really have no idea what you're talking about. Unfortunately some people may listen to you.

8. BlackberryUser

Posts: 609; Member since: Jun 26, 2009

This is a solid platform, but took WAY too long to come out. I'm guessing it will lose 50% of the sales it would have otherwise had if it had come out 6 months ago.

2. paps511

Posts: 33; Member since: Mar 01, 2009

its just nothing new, and with androids on the rise i dont see this phone selling well. why get a brand new already dated phone when you can have an 8mp camera and a 1ghz processor.

3. ggsquared

Posts: 5; Member since: Jan 20, 2010

To each there own , if you want a toy, buy a droid. We sell 20 to 1 blackberry's to droids up here and have 20+ companies on blackberry servers for a secure connection/email. Not everyone wants a toy!

6. 3watts

Posts: 56; Member since: Jul 28, 2009

Variety guys. Not everyone wants the same device. Did someone skip the "right OS for the right person training?" Thanks BlackBerry!

7. phoneguru173

Posts: 54; Member since: Apr 09, 2008

I need Email, not all the internet and games/apps that one can get on an Android OS. I ALWAYS get my email - haven't met amybody with a Droid, HTC or Moto, that can say the same. THIS is why there are many options out there. Something to fit everybody because everybody wants/needs something different. I NEVER had an issue with my Tour, just prefer the larger Tocuh Screen of my S2. I am (somewhat) patiently waiting for the release of 6.0!

9. BlackberryUser

Posts: 609; Member since: Jun 26, 2009

I have yet to see anybody compare to Blackberry whne it comes to email.

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