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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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If someone would give me this phone as gift ill throw it in the garbage immediately Blackberry sucks big time...

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  • 2011-09-12 03:22
  • pGUM

this is dam ugly

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  • 2011-09-12 02:58
  • QuDx

> In reply to Level6 @ 2011-09-11 23:27 from sF}K - click to readwell, it says "made to look metal". it doesn't mean its metal already...

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  • 2011-09-12 02:31
  • ubfM

nice design, unfortunately it looks so much like Acer running Android OS and some other qwerty phone. the half-above, if the word 'Blackberry' is replaced with 'SonyEricsson' for some reasons, i see it's like the current Arc :-s however, i like this new species of Blackberry, i hope (crossing finger) it will be launched in a near future and the device is not made only for Chinese market since it had been found first in China...:)

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  • 2011-09-12 02:26
  • uChH

Wow, very outdated look and outdated OS, what will RIM think of next?

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  • 2011-09-12 02:03
  • p8c4

No 2Mp front facing camera for videochatting in Skype?
Eppic fail!!!!

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  • 2011-09-12 01:26
  • Spx{

It's a totally new body for a blackberry. The metal-look design makes it very attractive. Darn, the sole fact that its not like the other bizillion blackberries on the world makes it attractive!

I sure hope this is where blackberry design is leading, as changing what they do is clearly the way to go.

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  • 2011-09-12 00:52
  • LKIV

wow...its a berrysquarepant....lol

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  • 2011-09-12 00:51
  • 95VY

it's either a fake.... or a prototype, or an unrealised model in a case; common, we're not all that dumb; that's a fricken disgusting phone that no on would buy...

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  • 2011-09-12 00:37
  • IByf

It reminds me of the elegant and futuristic design lines from the famous Danish B&O designer Jacob Jensen from the seventies.
Rather elegant.
:-)

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  • 2011-09-12 00:20
  • 0u3G

finally they got the idea
you need good design with quality materials

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  • 2011-09-11 23:54
  • 0mXH

The keyboard of the phone is made from plastic not metal as told in the video.

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  • 2011-09-11 23:27
  • sF}K

To those saying this is ugly, you must be blind, that is an amazing looking device.

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  • 2011-09-11 23:23
  • qp4q

i love it... i do love it......alot..

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  • 2011-09-11 23:21
  • HCHp

Really nice design breaking away from plastic and bringing something more competitive and nice looking device.

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  • 2011-09-11 23:19
  • qSE2

Hardware-wise I believe it's top notch. But the design is so 90's damn it's a bit ugly, isn't it?

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  • 2011-09-11 23:07
  • Lcba

Probably a fake..

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  • 2011-09-11 23:05
  • spbn

I like the design,is different more modern,not the same I had a BB before and all look the same,one thin they should change is the OS, put QNX and NFC on this thing and make it a little bit thinner.

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  • 2011-09-11 23:05
  • LL1{

I like the phone,hope that Blackberry will launch it soon.

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  • 2011-09-11 22:57
  • MpQI

BlackbeRAZRy? Looks good, though.

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  • 2011-09-11 22:56
  • Mtr9

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