Meet the first BlackBerry 3G for T-Mobile

By: T-Marco May 11th, 2009

T-Mobile will be launching a 3G-enabled 8900  BlackBerry in September. This looks to be the much-rumored BlackBerry Driftwood/Onyx .BGR goes with Driftwood only because Driftwood was the only device with UMA support, but who knows. Here’s a recap of the specs:

  • AWS 1700MHz + 2100MHz UMTS/HSDPA
  • 3.2 megapixel autofocus camera
  • GPS
  • Wi-Fi
  • QWERTY keyboard
  • Optical trackpad
  • 480×360 screen
  • Carbon fiber-esque back battery cover (the whole back is a carbon fiber pattern apparently)
  • Much sexier than the BlackBerry 8900

We don’t have pricing or anything like that, but we couldn’t imagine this going for more than $199 on a 2-year when September rolls around. This will be T-Mobile’s first 3G BlackBerry device and definitely not their last. 8520, your move.

Picture via Crackberry

Filed Under: Featured, General, T-Mobile News

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3 Responses to “Meet the first BlackBerry 3G for T-Mobile”

  1. Meet the first BlackBerry 3G for T-Mobile : T Mobile News & Phone … | Tech reviews the TECH PLACE on May 11th, 2009 12:28 pm


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  2. Mark S on June 3rd, 2009 12:30 am


    Great news TMobile!!!! I know that I join other faithful TMobile business customers that are thrilled with this addition. I have a Blackberry 8900 and find it to be a great phone…..will there be any way to upgrade to the 3G feature?

    Mark S

  3. Alen on October 26th, 2009 4:58 pm


    When do we get blackberry 3G. I think a lot of customers are moving to other providers because of this.

    Alen,

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