Printed from http://www.electronista.com

BlackBerry Javelin confirmed through photo

updated 02:45 pm EDT, Mon June 16, 2008

BBerry Javelin Spotted

The rumored BlackBerry Javelin is real and has been in developent, based on a snapshot given to Engadget. An engineering sample confirms a look seen in concept drawings and suggests the phone will be slightly more conventional-looking than the Bold, with a non-chrome trim and a keyboard like that of the 8800 series. The Javelin will allegedly drop costs by shedding the Bold's 3G in favor of EDGE-only access but should keep the 480x320 display as well as GPS and Wi-Fi.

In return for its slower Internet access, the Javelin should have a 3.2-megapixel camera in place of the 2-megapixel unit on the Bold; it's also expected to include the latest BlackBerry OS and should have a standard headphone jack.

While a release window for the new smartphone doesn't accompany the leaked shot, the existence of a prototype points to a nearer release than for the 2009-era, CDMA-only Niagra and may see the Javelin launch with T-Mobile in the US.



By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Cat B100

Cat is primarily known for its heavy-duty machinery used in the construction industry and farming, among other areas. What may not be ...

Linksys EA6900 AC Router

As 802.11ac networking begins to makes its way into more and more devices, you may find yourself considering an upgrade for your home ...

D-Link DIR-510L 802.11AC travel router

Having Internet access in hotels and other similar locations used to be a miasma of connectivity issues. If Wi-Fi was available, it wa ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News