Jun 2, 2010 News
The BlackBerry Bold 9650 will be available for on Verizon beginning June 3rd (that’s tomorrow) for online orders and in Verizon stores starting on June 10th. This is the provider’s first global handset with GlobalAccess Connect tethering, and in keeping with the “global” theme transnational road warriors can look forward to worldwide VZ Navigator (including Canada, Mexico, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden and of course ol’ Blighty). This would be expected for about $150 after $100 rebate and a two-year contract.
Key features of Blackberry 9650:
* Optical trackpad for easy and fluid navigation
* Built-in Wi-Fi® (802.11 b/g)
* Push to Talk feature – Allows customers to leverage Verizon Wireless’ 3G network for instant two-way communication with up to 50 people with the touch of a button
* VZ Navigator® version 6 – Gives customers access to free mapping and integration with Bing to sort searches by relevance and a new option to choose day, week or monthly subscriptions
* VZ Navigator Global capabilities – Provides turn-by-turn directions and maps in English while navigating through more than 20 destinations, including Canada, Mexico, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. This easy-to-use application also marks distances in miles or kilometers and finds restaurants, gas stations, banks/ATMs and other popular spots using the Local Search feature