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Kickstart for a new BlackBerry flip

Kickstart for a new BlackBerry flip - read the full textLooks like business-minded RIM are exploring a new form factor. A novel flip phone is expected to be officially unveiled in the coming weeks. Live photos of the first-ever clamshell by RIM leaked at BoyGeniousReport. Codenamed Kickstart, the newcomer is likely to get launched by the end of 2008....

 

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Niceeeeeee very nice!! Its practical and to the point. However, itll probably be very overpriced. Well just have to wait and see, if is turns out to be all that!!

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  • 2008-06-19 02:47
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With this phone, you now have the cake and can eat it. Absolutely the best of both worlds. Ill have to get me one of these, the first opportunity!

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  • 2008-06-19 02:39
  • jJRe

hey come on...the whole means of a BB is for the innovative way it is built,good screen with a keyboard that's easy to handle...just keep it original...classic stuff...the flip just takes all the class away..looks like common handset.

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  • 2008-05-25 23:06
  • PHdj

Man, The first blackberry Flip. This phone is going to sell like crazy. Word through the wire. Looks like T-mobile gets first dibs.

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  • 2008-05-07 20:31
  • 5%rr

Not sure if i like it or no tlol

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  • 2008-05-06 13:07
  • M3s@

wow beautyfull!!aaaaaaaaaa++++++++

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  • 2008-05-06 04:57
  • 4XMu

Looks Good!! I'll buy it if it's cheap but I doubt it! It'll probably be overpriced like the iPhone

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  • 2008-05-05 23:59
  • mx95

love it! want it!

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  • 2008-05-05 20:42
  • PfsK

Dan said: "A very interesting "concept", the top flip of the phone looks very sleek, but the bottom where the keypad is just looks very awkward, like there is too much space between the bottom buttons and the bottom of the phone."

I think that space helps you hold the phone with your palms when you want to type with both hands -- otherwise it'd be tough to press the bottom most keys.

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  • 2008-05-05 10:34
  • nE%x

it's funny if you look at the reflection on the phone you can see that the pics wehre taken from the bathroom of a rim factory

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  • 2008-05-05 07:41
  • q{UZ

its looks like a massive nokia 6260 on steriods, without the sence of style

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  • 2008-05-05 07:25
  • Nxsf

It's a cute phone. When it come out, we'll see 'bout the features and performance of it.

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  • 2008-05-04 19:49
  • PfBV

looks awful stick to the orignal!!!!

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  • 2008-05-04 16:25
  • M3s@

A very interesting "concept", the top flip of the phone looks very sleek, but the bottom where the keypad is just looks very awkward, like there is too much space between the bottom buttons and the bottom of the phone. I also don't like how the buttons are like wavy... it looks fine on a candy-bar phone, but it just looks odd on a flip phone. Where I'm from (Midwestern USA) flip phones are totally out of style, ever since everyone owned a motorola razr. The new hot phones are the blackberry pearls, the t-mobile dash (htc....something) and my personal favorite the htc touch dual. Welcome to the world of sliders and candy-bars. :)

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  • 2008-05-04 09:10
  • 4LEE

Most lickely it's just a concept. Let's hope it stays a concept. But to do a BB flip is definatelly an interesting idea cause flips are coming back in a big way. But this is pretty lame. They should stick with the black/chrome look of the pearl and 8800, not of the crappy gray plastic look of the curve and the pearl 2. Definatelly they're running out of ideas. I wouldn't be suprised if RIM would quietly go up for sale.

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  • 2008-05-03 17:25
  • CRxa

Looks like business-minded RIM are set to explore a new form factor. A novel flip phone is expected to be officially unveiled in the coming weeks. Codenamed Kickstart, the newcomer is likely to get launched...

So peoples if u want a bussines phone buy this BlackBerry

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  • 2008-05-03 16:10
  • S3H%

My suggest to create a new model is the same format
of HTCs phones that has a keypad under the phone.

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  • 2008-05-03 15:19
  • PjRp

No large screen and cramped key board.... not a "Blackberry"

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  • 2008-05-03 15:15
  • vG4%

I am sure this will get canceled. Just like how the i-Mate Ultimate 9150 got canceled. But if RIM actually gets it out of the door...

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  • 2008-05-03 05:12
  • jZ{T

should be slider, flip phones and the general design of this one in particular is below blackberry standard.

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  • 2008-05-03 01:55
  • LKmv

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