RIM's market share in America is slipping downward, but for the BlackBerry fans still hanging in there, there's a Bold 9900 and Torch 9860 headed to AT&T. They're both scheduled to arrive later this month. Both of these support HSPA+ connectivity, and both offer BlackBerry OS 7. All the new BlackBerry smartphones from AT&T support multitasking, so customers can send and receive messages or browse the web while on a telephone call on AT&T's mobile broadband network. They also follow global roaming standards so customers are able to enjoy international voice roaming in more than 220 countries and data roaming in more than 205 countries.
The BlackBerry Bold 9900 will be available starting November 6 for $199.99 with a two-year contract online and in company-owned retail stores. The all-touch BlackBerry Torch 9860 will be available online the same day for $99.99 with a two-year contract. The BlackBerry Curve 9360 will be available for $29.99 with a two-year contract starting November 20 in company-owned retail stores and online. The BlackBerry Curve 9360 will be available to business and government customers on November 14 while the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and all-touch BlackBerry Torch 9860 will be available in those channels starting November 7.
BlackBerry Bold 9900 and All-Touch BlackBerry Torch 9860 Smartphones Arrive for AT&T Customers on Nov. 6
New 3G BlackBerry Curve 9360 Hits Store Shelves Nov. 20
AT&T* today announced the price and availability of the
BlackBerry® Bold™ 9900, the all-touch BlackBerry® Torch™ 9860 and the
BlackBerry® Curve™ 9360.
AT&T delivers the broadest portfolio of the latest 4G BlackBerry
smartphones, including three models – the BlackBerry Bold 9900, the
all-touch BlackBerry Torch 9860, and the previously-released 4G
BlackBerry Torch 9810. On AT&T's 4G network, the three 4G
smartphones are capable of speeds up to nearly four times the network
speed capability of previous models.
AT&T delivers the broadest portfolio of BlackBerry smartphones at
the best prices, ranging from $29 to $199, so customers can choose the
best form factor for their needs at a great price.
BlackBerry Portfolio from AT&T
AT&T delivers the broadest portfolio of BlackBerry® 7 -based
smartphones, including three 4G models – the Bold 9900, the all-touch
Torch 9860, and the previously-released Torch 9810, the first 4G
BlackBerry smartphone from AT&T. All 3 4G smartphones take advantage
of AT&T's 4G HSPA+ network to deliver network speeds nearly up to
four times faster than most previous 3G BlackBerry smartphones. In
addition to the three 4G options, AT&T is also releasing the new
BlackBerry Curve 9360 smartphone, which is a significant upgrade of the
Curve series, and a great option for messaging-intensive and socially
active consumers and business users.
All the new BlackBerry smartphones from AT&T support multitasking,
so customers can send and receive messages or browse the web while on a
telephone call on AT&T's mobile broadband network. They also follow
global roaming standards so customers are able to enjoy international
voice roaming in more than 220 countries and data roaming in more than
The complete portfolio allows customers to choose the best BlackBerry
smartphone for their needs – whether it's the premium touch QWERTY Bold
9900, the touch/ slider QWERTY Torch 9810, the all-touch Torch 9860, or
the classic QWERTY Curve 9360. AT&T offers excellent pricing across
the full portfolio so customers can choose the right BlackBerry form
factor at the right price.
Full Suite of BlackBerry 7 Smartphones
Each of the new BlackBerry smartphones features BlackBerry 7 OS, a
powerful evolution of the BlackBerry software. BlackBerry 7 OS delivers
speed, efficiency and UI enhancements, and introduces a next-generation
BlackBerry browser with a significantly faster, more fluid web browsing
BlackBerry 7 OS also includes the premium version of Documents To Go
free of charge, BlackBerry® Balance to allow customers to fully
experience work and personal features without compromising the IT
department's need for advanced security features, as well as
voice-activated universal search, among other features.
BlackBerry Bold 9900
The new, premium BlackBerry Bold 9900 smartphone is distinguished by
its iconic Bold design and delivers best-in-class productivity for
people who want the industry's leading full QWERTY keyboard while
enjoying the convenience of a touch screen. The thinnest BlackBerry
smartphone ever at just 10.5 mm, the BlackBerry Bold 9900 boasts 4G
speeds, a brilliant 2.8-inch touch screen, 1.2 GHz processor, Liquid
Graphics™ technology, which delivers a highly responsive touch interface
with incredibly fast and smooth graphics, 768 MB RAM, 8GB of onboard
memory (that you can expand to a total of 40 GB with a 32 GB media
card), HD video recording and dual-band Wi-Fi®.
BlackBerry Torch 9860
The BlackBerry Torch 9860 smartphone is AT&T's first all-touch
BlackBerry smartphone and delivers the largest screen on any BlackBerry.
The 3.7-inch display makes your photos, videos, games and apps come to
life in incredible detail for a rich multimedia experience. Similar to
the BlackBerry Bold 9900, the all-touch Torch BlackBerry smartphone also
boasts 4G speeds, a 1.2 GHz processor, Liquid Graphics technology, 768
MB RAM, and HD video recording.
BlackBerry Curve 9360
The new BlackBerry Curve 9360 smartphone is slim, stylish and
ergonomically designed with a comfortable keyboard for fast, accurate
typing and an optical trackpad for easy, one-handed navigation. The
BlackBerry Curve 9360 features a 2.44-inch hi-resolution display and
includes a 5MP camera with flash and video recording so that memories
can be captured and instantly shared on social networks. Customers will
welcome the increased productivity and enhanced user experience
delivered by the faster processor, increased memory, and up to 2x the
network speed of previous BlackBerry Curve models from AT&T. A
non-camera version will also be available for purchase.