3G Blackberry Device Revealed

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Blackberry 8707v
Just a few days after we posted about T-Mobile’s UK Managing Director Brian McBride stating that he expects to receive shipments of 3G Blackberry devices in the summer, this piece of news comes out. It seems that Vodafone UK will be the first carrier to offer the 3G Blackberry, dubbed Blackberry 8707v.

The reported specifications on the device is nothing revolutionary, it basically still has the same guts as the regular 8700 devices; Intel 312Mhz CPU, Bluetooth 2.0, and 64 megs of flash memory.

The new Blackberry device is expected to hit stores in April.

Specs are below:


* Intel PXA901 at 312MHz
* 35 key backlit full QWERTY keyboard
* Hands-free speakerpho
* Voice Input/Output: Integrated speaker and microphone
* Hands-free headset capable
* Bluetooth v2.0 hands-free headset and car kit support
* Thumb operated track wheel and ESC key
* Intuitive icons and menus with a variety of themes
vibrate mode
* LED indicator
* Dedicated Send, End, Convenience, Power and Mute keys
* Internet browser

Connectivity

* Embedded RIM 3G wireless modem
* Mini USB
* Bluetooth 2.0
* 3G
* GPRS
* BlackBerry 8707v Messaging
* Push email
* SMS
* MMS
* BlackBerry PDA Ringing Tones/Notifications
* Polyphonic and MP3 ringtones

Memory

* BlackBerry PDA 8707v Memory
* 64MB flash memory
* 16Mb SRAM

Organizer

* Calendar
* Address boo
* Task list
* MemoPad
* Calculator

Networks

* Quad-band Operation – North America, Europe and Asia
* 850/900/1800/1900 MHz

  • Malte

    What kind of “today-screen” is that on the new device? Has anyone seen that before?

  • Malte

    What kind of “today-screen” is that on the new device? Has anyone seen that before?

  • Steve

    I had the same quetion. I have not seen the aton the BBs.

    Anyone else know what that is?

  • Steve

    I had the same quetion. I have not seen the aton the BBs.

    Anyone else know what that is?