BlackBerry 8707v Officially Announced

8707vThose lucky Germans get to have all the fun. RIM announced today that Germany will be the first to receive the BlackBerry 8707 through carrier Vodafone. Of course, the big news about the 8707 is its UMTS network support, being the first BlackBerry to support the GSM-evolved 3G standard.

“The BlackBerry 8707v elegantly integrates advanced hardware and software technologies in a stylish and lightweight handset that supports UMTS networks and Vodafone Germany already offers UMTS support in 1800 German cities,” said Hartmut Kremling, CTO of Vodafone Germany. “With the ability to use the handset as a modem for laptops, the BlackBerry 8707v also offers users another great way to stay connected.”

Click the “more” link for a detailed spec list.

Network: 2100 MHz UMTS, with 850/900/1800/1900 MHz GSM/GPRS support
Memory: 64 MB flash, 16 MB SDRAM
Screen: QVGA (320 x 240) LCD
Keyboard: QWERTY
CPU: Intel PXA901 312 MHz processor
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.0 support
Modem support: yes (for use with laptops)
Dimensions : 110X69.5X19.5mm
Weight : 140g

8 Responses to “BlackBerry 8707v Officially Announced”

  1. 1 Martin

    Since we Germans don’t bother RIM with patent infringements, we deserve this luck… ;-)

  2. 2 One of those lucky Germans

    Here you are a Flickr photo set of some pictures from the party:

    And here’s the video of Jim’s speech:

  3. 3 Shane

    Unfortunately the bluetooth modem connection will only work with native ms windows bluetooth - so it’s not compatible with Sony or Toshiba laptops which have the Toshiba bluetooth stack installed as the default.

  4. 4 EunJa Chung

    I want to buy 1(one) full sets of Blackberry 8707.
    Please let me know of your price including shipping charge to South Korea (Seoul Korea)via air.

    Your fast response would be greatly appreciated.


    EunJa Chung
    IS3 Corporation
    Tel : 82-53-429-6113
    Fax : 82-53-429-6389

  5. 5 Pukster

    I have one for sale. But the second hand one cos I already use it. It’s 95% like a new one.
    please contact for cheap price.

  6. 6 Terry

    8707V works on 3G, does Korea offer 3G service?

  7. 7 mohd habri

    hello… I have a couple question I want to ask…Where I can find hardware of blackberry that can connect from this smartphone to the computer..

  8. 8 mohd habri

    Theres one more thing… can you please hurry reply my message..

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