RIM unveils five new BlackBerry 7 OS based smartphones
Research In Motion has today unveiled five new BlackBerry smartphones which runs company’s newest OS version – BlackBerry 7. The new models include BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930, BlackBerry Torch 9850/9860 and BlackBerry Torch 9810, all powered by 1.2 GHz processors and coming with the next generation BlackBerry HTML5 optimized browser
The BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 are thinnest smartphones in the RIM’s portfolio measuring 115x66mm and just 10.5mm thick. They feature brushed stainless steel frame and are equipped with 2.8-inch (640 x 480) capacitive touchscreen along with aQWERTY keyboard, 1.2GHz processor backed by 768MB of RAM, HSPA+ 14.4Mbps wireless, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, and a 5 megapixel autofocus camera with 720p video capabilities. Both are also the first BlackBerry smartphones that support NFC (Near Field Communications).
The BlackBerry Torch 9850 and 9860 feature the largest display on a BlackBerry smartphone to date, a 3.7-inch with a WSVGA (800×480) resolution. The models are only 11.5mm thick and and also are boosted by 1.2GHz processor, 768MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage. Other specs include GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, and a 5 megapixel autofocus camera with 720p video recording.
An finally is he new BlackBerry Torch 9810 smartphone that combines 3.2-inch (480 x 640) touchscreen with slide-down QWERTY keyboard in a body measuring 111 x 61.9 x 14.5 mm. The phone offers 768MB of RAM, 8GB of built-in storage, HSPA 14.4 Mbps, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1, and front VGA camera, and rear-facing 5 megapixel camera with 720p video shooting.
RIM didn’t confirm any specific release dates or prices yet.