Two Lil' Unannounced BlackBerries, Sitting In A Row: The Torch 2, and The Next-Gen Curve

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Good morning, CrackBerrians! Oh gosh. Is that the politically correct term these days? BlackBerry Junkies? Research In Motion BlackBerry handset owners? I never know.

Either way, Good Morning! You’ve got a duo of new handsets to check out, both compliments of one big ol’ leak.

It seems Boy Genius Report have gotten their hands on a confidential RIM product guide for 2011, as they’ve been scoopin’ new handsets all morning.

First up, the Torch 2. As far as any of us can tell, the exterior is nearly identical — but like my Mom always told me, it’s what’s inside that counts. And what’s inside is nearly twice as fast as what was inside its predecessor:

  • Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE
  • Tri-band UMTS
  • 5 megapixel camera with HD video recording, flash, and image stabilization
  • 4GB of built in storage, 768MB of RAM
  • 2.8-inch VGA 640 x 480 capacitive screen
  • WiFi b,g,n on 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequencies
  • 3G mobile hotspot!
  • MicroUSB port
  • Bluetooth
  • NFC
  • Magnetometer
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • 10.5mm thin
  • Launches with BlackBerry OS 6.1

Next: The Next-Gen BlackBerry Curve. The Curve is a classic — no matter how many crazy touchscreen devices or wonky flip phones RIM experiments with, there will always be a hardcore fanbase around the Curve. Here’s the specs for that group’s next addiction:

  • Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE
  • Tri-band UMTS/HSPA 7.2Mbps
  • Bluetooth 2.1
  • Wi-Fi b/g/n
  • GPS
  • NFC
  • 512MB of eMMC, 512MB of RAM
  • 5-megapixel camera with flash
  • HVGA 480 x 360 display
  • 1050 mAh battery
  • Tavor MG-1 800MHz CPU
  • BlackBerry OS 6.1
  • 11mm thin

Between these two and the “Dakota” that trickled out early this morning, it looks like RIM has really drilled down their focus for 2011 — all of these phones look pretty dang great, and right in line with what RIM does best. If only the displays weren’t so underwhelming.

[Way to kill it, BGR]

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