BlackBerry Bold gets FCC’ed

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BlackBerry 9000There hasn’t been much hard and fast information on the guts of the upcoming BlackBerry 9000, but it’s made it through the FCC approval gauntlet and emerged with plenty of specs. A lot of the report is funky-coloured thermal graphs and radiation tests, but interestingly many indicate WCDMA readings. I’m no engineer, but maybe a CDMA BlackBerry Bold is on the way sooner than you think… More importantly is the timing of the filing. The tests ran around late April, and the first we heard of the BlackBerry Bold battery bruhaha was late March. Sending in reports to the FCC involves a fair bit of device-polishing on RIM’s part – I’m sure it would have been a little unfair back then to bash the Bold before it was even ready for the FCC, just as it might be unfair to stomp all over other upcoming devices well before they’ve gone through the testing ropes. Jussayin’.

(PhoneArena via Rimarkable)

  • DavidB

    W-CDMA is the air interface for UMTS, the 3G successor to GSM.
    Doesn’t mean there is a CDMA version of the Bold (i.e. CDMA2000 for the likes of Verizon/Sprint/Alltel/etc.), it means it’s 3G GSM (for ATT/TMO/etc.).
    Confusing, I know.

  • DavidB

    W-CDMA is the air interface for UMTS, the 3G successor to GSM.
    Doesn’t mean there is a CDMA version of the Bold (i.e. CDMA2000 for the likes of Verizon/Sprint/Alltel/etc.), it means it’s 3G GSM (for ATT/TMO/etc.).
    Confusing, I know.

  • http://www.salesby5.com/ nan

    Please don’t toy with me about a sooner than later CDMA Bold.

  • http://www.salesby5.com nan

    Please don’t toy with me about a sooner than later CDMA Bold.

  • FuturDreamz

    CDMA shouldn’t take too long, as all they need to do is swap out some of the wireless chips, yet preferably keeping it a world phone, compared to re-optimizing the handheld for bigger batter drains.

  • FuturDreamz

    CDMA shouldn’t take too long, as all they need to do is swap out some of the wireless chips, yet preferably keeping it a world phone, compared to re-optimizing the handheld for bigger batter drains.

  • FuturDreamz

    CDMA shouldn’t take too long, as all they need to do is swap out some of the wireless chips, yet preferably keeping it a world phone, compared to re-optimizing the handheld for bigger batter drains.

  • http://www.blackberry-productivity.com/ Bernhard

    Cool to hear that, but I think the best on the Bold is the leather back :-D

  • http://www.blackberry-productivity.com Bernhard

    Cool to hear that, but I think the best on the Bold is the leather back :-D