We don’t know why TELUS was a little behind in the news yesterday, but they got around to announcing the BlackBerry Bold 9700 is coming soon. TELUS plans to release the new Bold 9700 with their HSPA network, along side Bell early next month. TELUS joins most of the larger networks in North America with this launch. No pricing or exact release date has been announced as of yet. Rogers is expceted to release this device at $299 with three year term, we imagine TELUS will come in a little cheaper. Stay tuned for us to get more details.
TELUS to offer the BlackBerry Bold 9700 in November
TORONTO, Oct. 21 /CNW/ – TELUS today announced that it will be offering the BlackBerry Bold 9700 in November, the latest 3G smartphone from Research In Motion (RIM).
“The new BlackBerry Bold 9700 will offer both our business and consumer clients an amazing mobile experience,” said David Neale, senior vice-president of Product and Services at TELUS. “TELUS is focused on smartphone leadership for the benefit of our customers, and to that end we offer a comprehensive line-up of state of the art smarphones to meet our customers’ need to stay connected, informed and entertained on the go. The BlackBerry Bold is definitely a great addition to our smartphone selection.”
The BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone offers top-of-the-line performance, functionality and features with support for 3G HSDPA networks around the world, a next-generation (624 MHz) processor, 256 MB Flash memory, built-in GPS and Wi-Fi, 3.2MP camera and, a sharp, dazzling display and a premium finish. Its cutting edge engineering and premium finishes extends to the exterior of the handset as well, with the new model integrating apremiere of BlackBerry’s new touch-sensitive trackpad and added to the highly tactile, distinctive, fretted keyboard found in RIM’s premium full-QWERTY handsets. Chrome highlights and a leatherette back add to the new smartphone’s sleek and elegant look, while the narrow profile, balanced weight and soft-touch frame allow it to sit comfortably in one hand.