Printed from http://www.electronista.com

BlackBerry Curve 8530, HSPA-based 9700 show in Bell system

updated 06:00 pm EDT, Fri October 2, 2009

BlackBerry 9700 and 8530 due soon for Bell

Two new BlackBerries have surfaced in Bell's system that not only hint at smartphone revisions but that the Canadian carrier will use one of them for its early HSPA network launch. Multiple shots from Bell's model number list tell BGR that the Bold 9700 will come specifically as an HSPA device where most others show only as 1X, or CDMA/EVDO devices. The 9700 is known to be a sequel to the original Bold 9000 with an optical trackpad, a smaller design and a larger 480x360 display.

The Curve 8530 converts the 8520 to use only CDMA and EVDO cellular links but will be an upgrade as it has 3G, GPS and Wi-Fi on the same device. It too will have the optical trackpad but a more frugal 320x240 screen and a 2-megapixel camera.

Bold 9700



Curve 8530



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

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 projector

With high-definition televisions now the standard, 4K televisions becoming the next big thing, and plasma TVs going the way of the din ...

Life n Soul 8 Driver Bluetooth headphones

When it comes to music on the go, consumers generally have some options to consider when looking for the best experience. While Blueto ...

Tesoro Tizona G2N Elite gaming keyboard

The market for gaming keyboards is getting crowded, starting off with some fairly simple keyboards and diverging into the land of modu ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News