RIM announces the BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 smartphones

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BlackBerry Bold 9790

Research In Motion (RIM) today announced two new smartphones featuring the BlackBerry 7 OS. These two phones are the BlackBerry Bold 9790 (pictured above) and BlackBerry Curve 9380. According to RIM these two new smartphones feature slim and stylish designs with the compact and more powerful Bold 9790 sporting a 1GHz processor, 8GB of onboard memory, an expandable memory card slot and a high-resolution responsive touchscreen display. The device also comes with familiar QWERTY keyboard.

B;ackBerry Curve 9380

The BlackBerry Curve 9380 (pictured above) on the other hand is the first device from the Curve series to sport a touchscreen display. Said smartphone also features a 3.2-inch display, 5MP camera with flash and video recording, and comes pre-installed with the usual social networking apps such as Facebook and Twitter and RIM’s own BBM. Finally, as mentioned both devices are powered by the BlackBerry 7 OS. Hence both support Augmented Reality and NFC features. The Wikitude Augmented Reality app is pre-installed and will allow you to find nearby BBM contacts in real-time.

The BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 will be released worldwide in the coming weeks.

Via [Market Wire]

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