Blackberry Driftwood, T-Mobile’s first 3G Blackberry, gets pictured in the wild

By: Shawn August 10th, 2009

From the MyTouch, to the Touch Pro2, to the Morrison, to the Galaxy, to the T659, to the Rover N900, T-Mobile is stepping up their phone selection as back-to-school shoppingcommences. In T-Mobile’s upcoming lineup, we see cheap mid-end devices (T659), slick new Android devices (MyTouch & Morrison), great touchscreen high-end phones (Touch Pro2 & Galexy), not to mention a ground breaking Nokia Internet Tablet (N900 Rover). But what is missing? Ah, that’s right, a 3G, Wifi, Blackberry with upgraded track ball, memory, form, software, just about everything.

Meet the Blackberry Driftwood. This Beauty, heading to T-Mobile’s shelves in Q4 of 2009, will take the Curve’s place as T-Mobile’s most feature-rich Blackberry (Note: The Driftwood is not actually replacing the Curve in T-Mobile’s lineup). The Driftwood, also known as the T-Mobile Blackberry 9700, will feature:

  • T-Mobile 3G
  • Wifi
  • GPS
  • 3.2 Megapixel Camera
  • Beautiful Form Factor
  • QWERTY Keyboard
  • Leather-like back
  • Optical Trackpad

While a release date remains unknown, we are working on digging something up for you. In the mean time, check out our Google Voice Contest!

Picture Via CrackBerry.com

Filed Under: Featured, T-Mobile News

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5 Responses to “Blackberry Driftwood, T-Mobile’s first 3G Blackberry, gets pictured in the wild”

  1. t-marco on August 11th, 2009 10:15 am


    this is gonna be my new blackberry!! yes, 3G

  2. Vertu Signature on August 11th, 2009 11:53 am


    Hope it will be not simple mobile gadget but a complete, independent masterpiece!

  3. Nikolaus on August 11th, 2009 2:58 pm


    I wonder if it comes with more onboard memory than the 8900? I love my 8900, but it is a crime I had to get a new 2yr contract in April to get the 8900, now to see this released in the same year. Ugh! I hope it has better battery life than the 8900…

  4. carog on October 11th, 2009 7:35 pm


    i heard it was touch screen ? i'm so glad my tmobile upgrade is in december, at the store the guy told me it should definitely be out before the end of the year that way they get the christmas rush.

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