Go on Tour – the latest BlackBerry


Looking alarmingly like the Curve 8900, albeit slightly bigger and heavier, RIM’s latest device the BlackBerry Tour 9630 lords it over its slimmer sister by including 3G connectivity.

Other features include GPS that will work hand-in-hand with the pre-installed BlackBerry maps and a 3.2-megapixel camera with flash and image stabilisation. The 2.4-inch screen has a resolution of 480×360.

There are no release details yet for poor old Blighty but the model does support GSM, so you never know.

In the meantime, you’ll have to make do with the Curve 8900:

UPDATED: BlackBerry Javelin (Curve 8900) coming exclusively to Carphone Warehouse


Details surrounding the UK debut of the BlackBerry Curve 8900 (code name Javelin) are still a bit sketchy, but the latest news suggests that it’s coming exclusively to the Carphone Warehouse later this year.

Price, network, and contract terms are still to be announced, but in the meantime you can reflect on its specifications: EDGE but no 3G, Wi-Fi, standard BlackBerry email, TFT LCD screen, wide range of video and audio format playback, Bluetooth, GPS, and BlackBerry maps.