October 24, 2008 10:39pm
The BlackBerry Curve 8900 “Javelin” is not released yet and is a stellar device… it certainly is the next thing now! Compared to the Bold the dimensions are great deal smaller in size and weight. Also, the screen size of the Javelin looks to be 480×360 while the Bold is 480×320.
The looks of the Javelin is pure Bold but with the form factor of a Curve. In addition, the fresh unreleased Javelin has a 3.2 megapixel camera with video capabilities, while the Bold has a 2.0 megapixel camera with video (The original Curve didn’t have video capabilities until the updated 4.3.1 & 4.5 OS). Another slick move is the OS… the same as the Bold so this certainly makes everything move faster.
One more key feature we realized as we quickly played around is that it said “you can use the UMA-WiFi connection to do the following: send and receive e-mails, make calls, and visit web pages”. So this means that it’ll be enabled with Rogers Talkspot (you’ll be able to use this in your home without wasting your minutes).
Here is our quick review of the upcoming BlackBerry Javelin: