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An unannounced, metal-clad BlackBerry Bold gets filmed

11 September, 2011 | Read the news | Post your comment
An unannounced, metal-clad BlackBerry Bold gets filmed - read the full textWe stumbled into this video of a mysterious BlackBerry device, carrying a radically different look from what we are currently used to seeing from RIM products, and decided to share it with you. The device is rumored to be a member of the Bold Touch family, with 9980 as its moniker. The...

 

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Looks like they changed the casing to me...

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  • 2011-09-12 10:36
  • fu{k

Porsche Design for sure.

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  • 2011-09-12 10:32
  • MYT7

Porsche Design by any chance?...anyway I love the way it looks, but a bit scared of the weight.

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  • 2011-09-12 10:18
  • mtkQ

excellent new look! real innovation... i will buy this one

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  • 2011-09-12 09:59
  • mGtC

its like a "culture shock" to me, i dont like the design, there must be at least 70% renaissance and transition from the original blackberries.

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  • 2011-09-12 09:24
  • v0qZ

Quality but looks so fugly.

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  • 2011-09-12 09:22
  • 0C1V

just okie.....

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  • 2011-09-12 08:50
  • uRAE

its probably a Chinese version of blackberry... will have name like BlackPerry !! :-P

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  • 2011-09-12 08:41
  • Hxey

I guess Developers at Blackberry must be burning in chairs to see their creation handled like this. Even more so the marketing team will be pissed off to see this video. congratulations to the person who posted this video you have hit the blackberry marketing team below the belt and all the subcontractors for blackberry who will run into some rough weather.

Have you thought about the people who will get fired for this before posting it.

Anyways the phone looks relay cool.

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  • 2011-09-12 08:38
  • utdJ

looks so 200X.

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  • 2011-09-12 08:35
  • m{VJ

It's ugly and it's a Blackberry..need I say more!

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  • 2011-09-12 08:28
  • f3Q2

secondary camera for video call anyone?

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  • 2011-09-12 07:57
  • PFxx

BB its good in all ways but it should bring some more good features as other company are.Now being in market for long time should give some more application to download appart from BB world.

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  • 2011-09-12 07:48
  • vGBF

Maybe they're going the Nokia (or Vertu) way and trying to sell ordinary phones in expensive shells to people with more money than the rest of us.

Its amazing what a large market exists for such tens-of-thousands-of-dollars phones.
Its time RIM tried to cash in on it.

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  • 2011-09-12 07:43
  • tRnj

OMG. in my opinion, it looks like a mash up of nokias e61 and x3-02 touch and type... looks kinda ugly for me especially the space key which kinda resembles someones underwear. i would just stick to my BB bold 9300 at the moment and wait for BB to release a much better device. Like seriously, BB has somehow lost the uniqueness of its mobile design and kinda copies here and there... D:

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  • 2011-09-12 07:36
  • uH$F

thats hot

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  • 2011-09-12 07:27
  • 4ra%

looks like Chinese.

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  • 2011-09-12 07:07
  • uumM

Well, love it or hate it, at least this design is doing something that all the other models are not for Blackberry, generating buzz and discussion!

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  • 2011-09-12 06:55
  • mTWD

not iron man... Stark's phone/personal god-like computer has a transparent OLED touchscreen!! looks more like for Transformers..!!

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  • 2011-09-12 06:49
  • QJ70

Not impressive. changed plastic to metal don't make any hu-ha except making it heavier. Your shirt pocket will sink due to extra weight.

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  • 2011-09-12 06:33
  • PUju

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