Wash. – T-Mobile is boldly going where other national carriers have gone just a
day or two ago.
carrier announced plans to launch its first BlackBerry smartphone using the new
BlackBerry 7 OS and high-speed 1.2GHz processor.
Beginning Aug. 31, T-Mobile will
begin selling the BlackBerry Bold 9900 at $299, after a $50 mail-in rebate and
two-year service agreement with qualifying Classic voice and data plans,
through T-Mobile retail stores and select dealers and national retailers
T-Mobile’s business customers, the device became available today through an
9900, equipped with a touchscreen and fixed QWERTY keyboard, will be T-Mobile’s
first 4G Bold and its first BlackBerry phone with the new BlackBerry 7 OS. The
9900 and another new BlackBerry 7 OS phone in RIM’s Bold series are the
thinnest BlackBerrys ever, at 0.41inches.
announced plans for the BlackBerry Bold 9930; Sprint announced the BlackBerry
Torch 9850; and
announced plans for the BlackBerry Torch 9810, Bold 9900 and Torch 9860. All
phones use the new OS and 1.2GHz processor.