BlackBerry Tour Smartphone Launched by Sprint

16 Jun 2009 | BlackBerry , RIM , Smartphone , Sprint | 2 comments


blackberry tour smartphoneSprint today launched Research in Motion's newest smartphone, the BlackBerry Tour, offering access to the carrier's 3G (EV-DO Rev. A) network, in addition to the 2100 MHz UMTS/HSPA and quad-band EDGE/GPRS/GSM support.

The BlackBerry Tour features a black finish with chrome highlights surrounding it. It includes a large 2.44-inch, display (480x360 pixel resolution), a full-QWERTY keyboard with chrome frets, a 3.2 megapixel camera with flash, zoom, image stabilization, autofocus and video recorder. Memory-wise, the Tour comes packed with 256MB of memory and expandable memory via hot swappable microSD/SDHC memory card slot, for up to 16GB of extra memory, which you will need in order to use the video recording feature.

The BlackBerry Tour smartphone also provides email, messaging (IM, SMS, MMS) and social networking together with built-in GPS with geotagging and multimedia capabilities. Other features include media player for music, videos, and pictures, a 3.5 mm stereo headset jack, BlackBerry Media Sync, which allows users to sync music from iTunes and Windows Media Player with the smartphone, full HTML web browser with support for streaming audio and video (RTSP) and access to BlackBerry App World.

Sprint will begin shipping the BlackBerry Tour later this summer for $199 with a 2-year contract and a $50 instant rebate and a $100 mail-in rebate.

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by jack on Jun 16, 2009

is this more of the same?

by me on Jun 21, 2009

Looks tight and it combines the storm curve and bold! - can't wait !!