Verizon to get new Blackberry 8800 world device?

February 1st, 2007

Verizon Blackberry Map

Looks like Verizon Wireless could be getting a new Blackberry, based on the upcoming 8800 series. The Blackberry “Cyclone” is said to be a CDMA/GSM World device. This would allow Verizon customers to roam overseas using GSM when out of the United States.

From what we can tell the Blackberry code-named “Cyclone” comes packed with EV-DO, Blackberry 4.2 OS, the trackball, expandable memory card slot, media player, full QWERTY keyboard, A-GPS and Bluetooth 2.0. Hopefully we will see something from RIM this month on the new 8800 series.

Source: Engadget Mobile

Entry Filed under: Carrier News,Latest Phones

2 Comments Add your own

    rip  |  February 3rd, 2007 at 9:43 pm

    This means Telus will grab it first in Canada as history has shown, usually whatever Verizon picks up Telus is right behind them.

    Chris B  |  February 14th, 2007 at 3:57 am

    looks like Rogers got the Blackberry 8800 first, not Telus

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