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Old 09-07-2005, 05:26 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by athreya
The new BB 8700 series will be out soon. Highlights are:

1. EVDO +BB and EDGE + BB device for Verizon (Sprint) and Cingular respectively.
2. GPS and IM builtin (Carrier fee applies)
3. faster processor + 64MB RAM
4. Better - more native - attachment viewing
5. No camera, no wifi, no VOIP.
6. Classic form factor + sleeker design, speakerphone
7. In testing now: Due out in Oct/ Nov from Verizon, Cingular and Sprint/Nextel. (I will have one in hand in about two weeks from now)

Like the 7290, dont forget you heard it from me, first. I have shared everything i know.
I sure hope you are right. I returned my 7250 last month awaiting a Verizon 7130e device. I wanted a better phone operation (Send/End keys) but if this is the Electron, it would be great!!