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BlackBerry Curve 2011 leaks, packs 800MHz processor

updated 11:45 am EST, Thu January 13, 2011

BlackBerry Apollo leaks as fast next-gen Curve

A second BlackBerry leaked today and suggested RIM was becoming more serious about the features of the Curve. Nicknamed Apollo, the long rumored QWERTY bar phone would get a much needed speed update to an Tavor MG-1 800MHz processor to handle the extra load of BlackBerry 6.1, making it faster than the 624MHz chip in virtually every other RIM design. BGR was told it would finally return to high-resolution displays as well with a 480x360 screen that last saw the Curve series with the 8900 in 2008.

NFC would come onboard for close-range wireless payment, but many other features would be lifted directly from the BlackBerry Style and bring a five-megapixel camera with flash, 512MB of RAM, 802.11n Wi-Fi and GPS. As with most Curves, internal storage would be light with 512MB built-in and the rest reserved for microSDHC cards. The design would be overall sleeker with a seamless, smooth front face.

Release dates are once again unknown for the Apollo but could bring the new Curve in the first half of the year, either as soon as February at Mobile World Congress, March at CTIA or May at BlackBerry World.



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