RIM’s new BlackBerrys to launch this month – Business – CBC News
Shares in Waterloo, Ont.-based Research In Motion rose Wednesday after it unveiled five new BlackBerrys with touchscreens, responding to heavy competition from the iPhone and Android smartphones. RIM shares closed up $1.19, or 5.12 per cent, at $24.42 on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Research In Motion has unveiled five new BlackBerrys with touchscreens.
The company had been expected to launch the new phones earlier this year, but they were delayed. Those delays helped drag down RIM stock to its lowest level since 2006.RIM is updating its high-end Bold models to include touchscreens. It’s also launching three Torch models with no physical keyboards. The new models are the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and 9930, Torch 9850, 9860 and Torch 9810.
Strange Random Telephone Quote:
The bathtub was invented in 1850 and the telephone in 1875. In other words, if you had been living in 1850, you could have sat in the bathtub for 25 years without having to answer the phone. – Bill DeWitt
- Research In Motion’s Newest Smartphones Are Already Obsolete — They Won’t Be Able To Support QNX (RIMM) (businessinsider.com)
- BlackBerry Unveils The Torch 9850/9860 Smartphone (techie-buzz.com)
- BlackBerry Torch 9850 and 9860: 5 things you should know (blogs.blackberry.com)
- BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930, Torch 9850/9860 and Torch 9810 official [Video] (slashgear.com)
- RIM Launches Three New BlackBerries (mashable.com)
- In a quest for relevance RIM introduces new BlackBerry phones (zdnet.com)
Posted on August 4, 2011, in Article and tagged Android, Bill DeWitt, BlackBerry, CBC News, IPhone, Research In Motion, RIM, Smartphone, Toronto Stock Exchange, Touchscreen. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.