Virgin Mobile to release the BlackBerry Bold 9780 October 21st, $149 on the SuperTab/contract

Ian Hardy

October 6, 2010 11:17am


Now that Virgin has placed the End of Life (EOL) stamp on the BlackBerry Bold 9700 they will replacing it within a couple weeks with the Bold 9780 refresh. This will be available on October 21st for $149 on their SuperTab or on contract. No word yet on the no-contract price but it could come in at $549. As for Specs, this comes with the new BlackBerry 6 OS, a full QWERTY keyboard, 2.4-inch display, 5 megapixel camera and will be available in a couple colours: Black and White.

(Thanks tipster!)

  • Caleb

    As if it’s actually called the “Refresh”… No hiding at all what it is.

  • chall2k5

    i want the AWS one :)

  • Rogerswind

    currently iphone 3g owner eligible for the iphone 4 upgrade but i wanna giv blackberry a try might go for the 9780 for a yr and if i don’t like go back to iphone

  • Rogerswind

    a little heads up the torch 9800 jus got an update which fixes just about every problem it had.

  • Regulator

    Rumor has it (from a reliable source) that the Bold refresh and Curve 3G are also going to land in Wind’s lineup!

    • chrismar

      do you have the release date for the 9780 on wind? i’m planning to order it from t-mobile but i’m sure i can save alot of money if i just buy it here in ottawa.