BlackBerry Style 9670 Clamshell Phone Coming To Sprint in Two Weeks

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The BlackBerry Style will be RIM’s first smartphone with a clamshell design and a QWERTY keyboard. This model, which will run BlackBerry OS 6.0, is going to debut exclusively from Sprint at the end of this month. 

BlackBerry Style 9670 from SprintRIM’s first BlackBerry with a clamshell design was the Pearl Flip, but this model has a SureType keyboard. The Style will have a full QWERTY keyboard.

It will also have a 2.7-inch, QVGA (360 × 480) pixel internal display as well as a 2-inch, QVGA external screen. It will include an optical trackpad, as neither of its displays will be a touchscreen.

This device is going to debut running BlackBerry OS 6.0, the latest version of RIM’s operating system. This has been noticeably enhanced with a redesigned home screen and a more advanced web browser, among other changes.

Like its predecessors, it will come with a suite of communication, social networking, and entertainment software, including the DataViz Documents To Go suite of Office apps.

In addition to support for Sprint’s CDMA and 3G (EV-DO Rev. A) networks, the Style 9670 will offer Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, and GPS.

BlackBerry Style 9670 from SprintThis BlackBerry is going to come with a microSD memory card slot and an 8 GB card.

Other items on the feature list include a 5 megapixel camera as well as a 3.5 mm headset jack.

Pricing & Availability
The BlackBerry Style 9670 is going to launch in the U.S. from Sprint on October 31.

This smartphone will sell for $100 after a $100 mail-in rebate and with a two-year contract.

According to unconfirmed reports, Verizon is also going to release the BlackBerry 9670 at some point. 

 

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