RIM officially announces Tour; Coming to Sprint and Verizon Wireless

RIM officially announces Tour; Coming to Sprint and Verizon Wireless

Summary: RIM on Tuesday announced that BlackBerry Tour, a new 3G BlackBerry that will be available initially on Sprint and Verizon Wireless.The Tour (statement) is a hybrid between the Curve and the Bold.

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RIM on Tuesday announced that BlackBerry Tour, a new 3G BlackBerry that will be available initially on Sprint and Verizon Wireless.

The Tour (statement) is a hybrid between the Curve and the Bold. Sprint and Verizon Wireless have both launched Tour preview pages. Verizon Wireless chief Lowell McAdam also gave the Tour a plug at a recent investor conference.

Among the specs:

  • The Tour is black and chrome and measures 112mm x 62mm x 14.2mm and 130g.
  • 2.44" display;
  • 3.2 MP camera;
  • Full HTML browser;
  • 256MB flash memory;
  • 5 hours of talk time and 14 days of standby time.
  • The Tour (model 9630) is expected this summer.

Topics: Mobility, Hardware, BlackBerry, Telcos, Verizon

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