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Old 07-28-2010, 08:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
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BGR reporting Aug 3rd RIM and AT&T hosting a secret product preview party rumored to be the 9800.
RIM and AT&T send out invite for mystery product, also called BlackBerry 9800 Boy Genius Report
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Old 07-28-2010, 12:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I think at this event, 9800 will show up
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Old 07-28-2010, 06:23 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Local Chicago ABS News just reported RIM will debut the new 9800 "Slider" as a direct competitor to the iPhones on Aug. 3rd in New York. Available exclusively on AT&T!
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Old 07-29-2010, 12:14 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Local Chicago ABS News just reported RIM will debut the new 9800 "Slider" as a direct competitor to the iPhones on Aug. 3rd in New York. Available exclusively on AT&T!
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Old 07-29-2010, 06:33 PM   #5 (permalink)
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The Globe and Mail in Toronto also reported this morning that the touch screen with slider keyboard Blackberry using OS 6 will be unveiled at a RIM event next week and that AT&T will be the first to have it.
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Old 07-29-2010, 08:52 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Hard to get excited when us Verizon folks still have to wait at least another 6 months. But yay for you Att people.
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Old 07-29-2010, 11:42 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Hard to get excited when us Verizon folks still have to wait at least another 6 months. But yay for you Att people.
well.. i'm guessing the wait will be worth it if it's true the storm is getting a whole different OS going for it.
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Old 08-01-2010, 05:52 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Talking at least 2 BB Bold upgrades coming ?

News leaks suggest at least 2 new models:

9800 (Slider) - est launch date TUE 8/3 - NYC event
- larger 3.2" TFT 360x480 screen
- touchscreen
- higher-resolution camera (5 MP)
- more memory (512 MB RAM + 4 GB mem + SD)
- faster CPU/processor
- full UMTS quad-band global 3G

upgrade to current 9700 Bold
- same CPU, memory, camera, 3G, other internals as 9800
- smaller screen (non touch screen)
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Old 08-02-2010, 02:44 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Will AT&T have free SIM version? I would like to buy 1
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Old 08-02-2010, 09:54 AM   #10 (permalink)
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News leaks suggest at least 2 new models:

upgrade to current 9700 Bold
- same CPU, memory, camera, 3G, other internals as 9800
- smaller screen (non touch screen)
God I hope this is true. Wonder how fast the processor is going to be?
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Old 08-02-2010, 12:48 PM   #11 (permalink)
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if it's not 1Ghz .. i would be a little dissapoointeddd
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