BlackBerry Thunder media player shots surface

We might have caught a glimpse at the BlackBerry Thunder, but we’ve got a bit more eye candy, and is it looking slick, or what? The shots look like they came from a document detailing some of the OS 4.7 multimedia functions of the unreleased touchscreen BlackBerry due out sometime before Christmas for CDMA carriers. The BlackBerry Thunder will apparently be packing a glass 360 x 480 screen, which seems like more than enough for full videos. The media player will also feature carrier music stores, which would be a great way to grab tunes wirelessly to your device. When recording video, you’ll be able to preview the whole thing in landscape mode, too. Not too shabby at all.

The touchscreen has been a point of contention, both among handheld users as well as RIM’s execs, but one way or the other, there’s a market for touch devices, and with the BlackBerry Thunder, RIM is clearly on board. Between the flip BlackBerry Kickstart, the Curve-style BlackBerry Javelin, the upcoming Bold, and now the BlackBerry Thunder, it’s clear that there’s a wide array of tastes BlackBerrys can reach out to. So, who’s salivating?

(via BlackBerrySync)

BlackBerry Thunder

7 Responses to “BlackBerry Thunder media player shots surface”


  1. 1 nan

    Hey Simon, the post mentions “CDMA Carriers” instead of Verizon. Is it no longer scheduled to be a Verizon exclusive device or am I reading into it?

  2. 2 LouTreize

    Oh man! The horny maker is it out ladies and gentlemen!

    I’m definitely drooling for this one…

  3. 3 DavidB

    Anybody else think it’s gonna be just WEIRD using the right convenience key to “take a picture” (according to BGR’s “glimpse”) when the phone is in landscape mode (right button is on top then)???

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