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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



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