RIM introduces BlackBerry 8830 World Edition

April 26th, 2007

BlackBerry 8830 Cyclone

RIM has officially announced the BlackBerry 8830 World Edition. The BlackBerry 8830 is RIM’s first device to incorporate both CDMA and GSM for global roaming. The Blackberry 8830 still brings the thin design of the 8800 (.55 inches) along with the multimedia features such as microSD memory card slot, four-way trackball navigation, GPS, Bluetooth 2.0, media player and a large QVGA display.

Both Verizon and Sprint have announced they will be launching it in the United States, along with Bell Mobility in Canada. You can watch for the 8830 to launch on Verizon mid-May. Both Sprint and Bell have announced summer time launches (around July).


Sprint’s BlackBerry 8830

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5 Comments Add your own

    Stephen Brown  |  May 14th, 2007 at 12:53 am

    Will this device support EDGE capability in the United States?

    Abhishek Talwar  |  May 15th, 2007 at 1:53 pm

    Hi i would like to know more about this product and would like to know if this product is due to launch in India as would it support the networks here as we have cdma 1 and 1x and gsm 900 and 1800 and 1900

    Dillon Beresford  |  September 23rd, 2007 at 4:40 am

    Great phone I have the Sprint PCS Blackberry 8830 World Edition it’s great bluetooth works really nice. Media playback is wonderful as well. The phone has a really nice speaker in the back. Nice interface the device also supports micro sd cards and many media formats. MP3 MP4 MPEG, WMV etc..

    Mazoniac  |  December 20th, 2007 at 7:50 pm

    A++++++++++i love this phone. it the good kind of phone.

    megha  |  June 24th, 2009 at 12:25 am

    I need to prices for this set the model no is black berry 8830 cdma gsm set.
    megha /kamal

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