RIM BlackBerry Bold “9700/Onyx:” New Details, Pictures

Research In Motion's (RIM) successor to its high-end BlackBerry Bold 9000 smartphone, the BlackBerry Bold "9700" or "Onyx," is expected to hit U.S. shelves via AT&T this fall&and may debut outside North America even sooner. Here's a look at the latest rumored technical specifications and possible AT&T release times for the Bold 9700, as well as a couple of the Web's first crystal-clear images.
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Al Sacco was a journalist, blogger and editor who covers the fast-paced mobile beat for and IDG Enterprise, with a focus on wearable tech, smartphones and tablet PCs. Al managed writers and contributors, covered news, and shared insightful expert analysis of key industry happenings. He also wrote a wide variety of tutorials and how-tos to help readers get the most out of their gadgets, and regularly offered up recommendations on software for a number of mobile platforms. Al resides in Boston and is a passionate reader, traveler, beer lover, film buff and Red Sox fan.