BlackBerry Bold 9650, Pearl 3G announced
RIM announces two new BlackBerry phones which will be out by next month, the Blackberry Bold 9650 and the Blackberry Pearl 3G.
BlackBerry Bold 9650
2.44 inches @ 480×360 pixels
Full QWERTY keyboard
up to 16GB via microSD
HSDPA 3.6 Mbps
WiFi 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth 2.1 w/ A2DP
GPS with aGPS support
3.15MP autofocus camera w/ LED flash
BlackBerry OS 5.0
1500mAh Li-Ion battery
As for the BlackBerry Pearl 3G, the new handset is basically a 3G-equipped (HSDPA 3.6 Mbps) version of the old model plus a minor upgrade of the WiFi to draft-N.
Even the design and specs of the BB Bold 9650 isn’t that much distinguishable to the recently released Bold 9700. Most probably, this could be a cheaper version of the 9700. We’ll know once we get the official local release.