5/12/2008 12:09:00 PM
RIM announces Blackberry Bold smartphone
RIM has announced a new smartphone, Blackberry Bold, which is expected to be available from the start of this summer.
The manufacturer says the device is the first Blackberry to support tri-band HSDPA high-speed networks around the world. The Qwerty keyboard device comes with integrated GPS and Wi-Fi, as well as a range of other multimedia capabilities.Mike Lazaridis, RIM President and Co-CEO, said: ‘The new BlackBerry Bold represents a tremendous step forward in business-grade smartphones and lives up to its name with incredible speed, power and functionality, all wrapped in a beautiful and confident design.
In addition to business related functionality, the handset also caters for the consumer, offering an MP3 player with access to iTunes and a 2 mega-pixel camera.