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Old 10-23-2009, 07:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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To keep the news from the questions. A more comprehensive thread.

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BlackBerry - 9700 Smartphone - New BlackBerry Bold 9700

Two models:
* UMTS/HSDPA 2100/1900/850/800 MHz and quad-band EDGE/GPRS/GSM
* UMTS/HSDPA 2100/1700/900 MHz and quad-band EDGE/GPRS/GSM

One for AT&T 3G, one for T-mobile 3G (as expected)
Research In Motion

"Rogers Communications, Bell Mobility and Telus Corporation will sell the BlackBerry Bold 9700 in their outlets next month"
RIM Launches BlackBerry Bold 9700 In Canada | AHN

Vodafone UK Pre-order 9700.
Aim to deliever from Oct 28th.
BlackBerry Bold 9700 - New BlackBerry Bold 9700 Smartphone Vodafone

FCC approval for t-mobile variant. "Released next month [Nov]"
T-Mobile BlackBerry Bold 9700 Approved by FCC | PhoneNews.com

"Both AT&T and T-Mobile are selling the Bold 9700 for $200 with a new contract, though AT&T is forcing customers to deal with the hassle of a $100 mail-in rebate to actually get to that price point"
http://www.informationweek.com/blog/...OSKHWATMY32JVN

"Release in coming weeks"
RIM's Next Move: Is Bold, Storm2 Enough? - InternetNews.com
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Midnightdraven or some other angel, maybe you can clear this up for me. I'm on Verizon, and I've been following the release of the Tour, and now the Storm2. I've now been reading about the likely release of an updated Tour2 (with WiFi). So I have the following questions, please; 1) What is the difference between the Tour series and the Bold series; 2) Will Verizon also carry a version of the Bold2; 30 If Verizon is planning to release the Bold2, any idea of time-frame? Thanks in advance.
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Scott, I think it would be better if you posted your questions as a new thread in the General section as opposed to hijacking this thread.

The 9700 is a newer version of the Bold. For a comparison of BB devices, check the link. This was also in the link Midnightdraven posted above.

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Dubdub, you are correct...sorry. I'll re-post my question.
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