More pictures and information on the Blackberry Kickstart

By: T-Marco July 23rd, 2008

Everybody is excited about the new pictures posted by our friends from Crackberry. Today, they gave us a huge present, especially for T-Mobile costumers. The Blackberry Kickstart will be the first clamshell smartphone for T-Mobile USA after the failure of the Samsung T719. The Blackberry Kickstart will be come out in September, and if you look good on the bottom of the screen, you can see the MyFaves icon. So that is a prove it will come to T-Mobile. It will be 2 versions of the Blackberry Kickstart. The series 8220 will be for T-Mobile USA and the 8210 will be for AT&T. The 8220 will come with WiFi for @Home service, while the 8210 will be built-in GPS.  The OS version is 4.6.0.59 and the Options > About screen is still labeled as BlackBerry 9100 like it used to be named.

Here more characteristics about the Blackberry Kickstart or Blackberry 8220:

  • Clamshell / flip phone form factor
  • Quad-band radios: GSM/GPRS/EDGE (no 3G)
  • 240 x 320 internal LCD
  • 160 x 128 external display
  • 2 megapixel camera
  • 3.5mm headset jack
  • Externally accessible micro-SD card slot
  • OS version 4.6
  • “Next Gen” SureType keyboard
  • 8220 will feature WiFi; 8210 will feature GPS

More information about upcoming phones for T-Mobile Here

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3 Responses to “More pictures and information on the Blackberry Kickstart”

  1. wingman420 on July 24th, 2008 11:19 pm


    I must have the kickstart…. does everything Berries should AND is now a flip! now I can put my smartphone in my pocket when its raining. Hard to do with Wing or Curve…..

  2. T-Marco on July 25th, 2008 8:13 pm


    yes, t his phone when is close, is small, but seams like it is large when it is open

  3. d on July 27th, 2008 10:02 pm


    yea I am definitely going back to blackberry. i’ve been using the Wing now for a few months and im getting tired of it. its a very high maintenance, low memory phone. I miss my Berry.

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