Blackberry 8800 Specs Revealed

Chris Davies - Oct 6, 2006

So you’ve lost your heart over the latest renderings of the Blackberry 8800, but your head is telling you to wait until you know what’s under the hood before you prise open your wallet. Well, take a looksie at this…

* Quad-Band: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz GSM/GPRS, EDGE + Wi-Fi
* Email
* Phone and SMS
* Corporate Data Access
* Organizer
* Wireless Internet
* BlackBerry Maps
* Trackball, ESC key and Menu key
* Integrated earpiece and microphone
* Integrated speakerphone
* Bluetooth v2.0; headset, hands-free and serial port profiles supported
* Polyphonic, MP3 & MIDI ringtones, vibrate, on-screen or LED indicator
* Embedded RIM wireless modem
* Supported by version 4.2 or higher
* Ultra Thin
* Full QWERTY keypad

* Large 320 x 240 screen
* Full multimedia feature set
* Possible on some versions of the 8800 (Camera – 1.3 mp, 5x digital zoom, flash and maybe even video recording)
* Media Player – audio and video playback (Built-in streaming*)
* stereo headset compatible.
* 64 MB Flash, expandable memory (Micro SD)
* Great phone experience w/ Advanced noise and echo cancellation
* Voice activated dialing, speakerphone, Bluetooth 2.0

If all this turns out to be true – and the source is apparently known to trusted – then the 8800 is going to be a force to be reckoned with.

Blackberry forums [thanks Gina-Lisa Meyer for the tip

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