Rejoice! New Blackberry To Be Called "Bold"

RIM has finally made the new version of its messaging phone, the Bold, official. No exact release date yet, but the press release does mention that the Bold should be available “around the world beginning this summer. ”

Key points from the announcement:

  • 624MHz CPU
  • 802.11 a/b/g and GPS
  • Half-VGA screen (480 x 320)
  • Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP support
  • microSDHC support up to 16 GB
  • Quad-band EDGE, Tri-band HSDPA
  • 2MP camera w/ flash and 5x digital zoom
  • Replaceable “leather-like” backplates
  • Interestingly there is no touchscreen and the pricing should hit the $300-400 range, according to sources.

    Check CrunchGear for more Bold coverage.