Boy Genius got their hands on some interesting pics of a new BlackBerry clamshell today. The device, dubbed the BlackBerry 9670, has a wide body that accommodates the full QWERTY Blackberry keypad that we’ve grown to love.
The BlackBerry 9670 is a CDMA device, although there’s no indication what CDMA carrier it will land on. Accented in chrome, the device sports RIM’s BlackBerry OS 6.0, along with a 5 MP camera, 360 x 480 internal display, large external display, and WiFi.
The design of the 9670 is bound to be a source of debate among BlackBerry faithful. While we do appreciate the full QWERTY keypad on a clamshell, the 9670 is a bit wide for our liking. Either way, we’ll get a better idea once we’re able to handle the device – BGR’s leaked pics likely do not do the 9670 justice.
RIM announced the BlackBerry Presenter at CES, and today the device made an appearance on the FCC. The Presenter is a small, 3.4” x 2.4” x 0.9” device that connects to BlackBerrys via Bluetooth, and allows users to display PowerPoint presos on a display via VGA or S-Video.
The Presenter seems like it would be useful if you don’t want to lug around a laptop, but for the $200 RIM is charging for the Presenter I’d rather buy a tiny netbook.
The BlackBerry Curve 8910 was spotted in the wild last week, and today the device made an appearance on the FCC. FCC filings refer to the 8910 as the RCT41GW (above). This model number also shows up on the Bluetooth SIG site, confirming that the RCT41GW is in fact the BlackBerry Curve 8910 (below left).
The test report for the 8910 shows support for GSM/EDGE 850/1900. We don’t learn much more about the device, however, other than the label location pic below, right.
RIM passed a CDMA device called the RCL21CW through the FCC today. Label-placement pics of the device show Curve branding, so this looks like it will be a new version of the Curve for either Sprint or Verizon. The test report indicates that the device will have 800/1900 CDMA/EVDO as well as WiFi and Bluetooth, but that’s all we know for now.
Research in Motion passed the RCM71UW through the FCC today. This device is also known as the BlackBerry Bold 9700, according to a user manual that showed up on scribd (now removed, but the Google cached version is still there).
RIM announced the Bold 9700 this week, and today’s FCC filing suggests that we may see this device soon. According to Engadget, the device bears T-mobile trim, although I’d suspect that it will also show up on AT&T as well.
The FCC filing doesn’t give us a lot of information – all you see are label pics. But the manual shows a wealth of features, such as 3G, WiFi, GPS, and a video camera.
Label-only pics of the BlackBerry RCK71CW hit the FCC today. This device is also known as the BlackBerry Storm 9550, or Storm 2.
There’s not much new info from the FCC filing though, since this device has already been thoroughly reviewed. You can view the Storm 2 user manual here for additional info.