Breaking: Research In Motion announces Bold 9650 and Pearl 9100 seriesAaron Baker - Director, Content and Partnerships
Alright gang, it's official - RIM this morning announced the BlackBerry Bold 9650 and the Pearl 9100 series. I'll be getting some hands-on time with the two in the coming hour and will report back, but in the meantime, some quick specs for you:
BlackBerry Bold 9650 - Website
- Dimensions: 4.4-inches x 2.4-inches x .56-inch and weighs 4.8 oz.
- 2.44-inch high-resolution display (480 x 360 resolution at 245 ppi)
- 3.2-megapixel camera with flash, variable zoom, image stabilization, autofocus and video recording
- 3.5 mm stereo headset jack and support for the Bluetooth® Stereo Audio Profile (A2DP/AVCRP)
- BlackBerry® Media Sync for easily syncing photos as well as iTunes® and Windows Media® Player music with the smartphone*
- Full HTML web browser, streaming audio and video via RTSP
- Built-in GPS with support for geotagging, BlackBerry® Maps and other mapping applicationsSupport for high-speed EV-DO Rev. A networks in North America, as well as UMTS/HSPA (2100Mhz) and quad-band EDGE/GPRS/GSM networks abroad
- Removable and rechargeable 1400 mAhr battery for 5 hours of CDMA talk time
BlackBerry Pearl 9100 Series - Website
- Dimensions: 4.25-inches x 1.96-inches x 0.52-inch (108mm x 50 mm x 13.3 mm) and weighs 3.3 ounces (93 grams)
- 624 MHz processor with 256 MB Flash memory
- 360x400 sharp-resolution display (238 ppi)
- Media player for videos, pictures and music (music plays up to 30 hours), plus dedicated media keys integrated along top of the handset
- 3.2-megapixel camera with zoom, autofocus, flash and video recording*
- Built-in GPS for location-based applications such as BlackBerry® Maps, as well as photo geotagging
- Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n) - first BlackBerry smartphone to support 'n'
- microSD/SDHD memory card slot that supports up to 32 GB cards
- BlackBerry® OS 5
- Support for tri-band UMTS/HSDPA and quad-band EDGE/GPRS/GSM networks
- Removable, rechargeable 1150 mAhr battery that provides approximately 5.5 hours of talk time on 3G networks
More to come!