Today, Research in Motion (RIM) announced the BlackBerry Style 9670, the phone they say is their "first full-QWERTY keyboard BlackBerry in a flip form factor."
The phone ships with BlackBerry 6 OS, and will be available on October 31 (Halloween!) for $99 (which is after the $100 mail-in rebate). The Steel Grey model can be reserved starting Tuesday, (Oct. 19 Here) and the Royal Purple model will come in November.
Official BlackBerry website: Link
The following portion is from RIM's press release:
Key features of the BlackBerry Style include:
- 5MP camera with flash, autofocus and support for video recording
- Available in Royal Purple and Steel Grey colors
- External high resolution display (240 x 320), internal high resolution display (360 x 400)
- Dual Band CDMA/EVDO Rev. A; CDMA 800; CDMA 1900
- Built-in GPS and Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n)
- 512 MB Flash, microSDHC memory card slot (up to 32 GB)
- BlackBerry App World pre-loaded
- BlackBerry 6, including:
- Graphical, context-sensitive pop-up menus and crisp visuals
- A robust WebKit browser for efficient browsing with support for tabbed browsing
- Redesigned core apps and new apps for downloading podcasts, watching YouTube videos, and integrating RSS and social networking feeds