The Blackberry Patagonia 9620 Makes Treks toward Nextel
In the past few years a new Blackberry was usually deemed the black sheep unicorn of the smart phone world. As the company struggles to hold on to their share of the market, dreams of the Blackberry 10 operating system seem to float around in the minds of anyone still paying attention to the smart phone maker. As BB 10 looms over the future of RIM’s fate it seems that the company still knows what’s good for them and have release a new Curve styled device that offers up some pretty good mid range specs, and Nextel PTT connectivity. Meet the Blackberry Patagonia 9620.
As the world holds its breath for the “reinvention” of RIM’s smart phone the company is pumping out lower end devices to developing markets and staying busy. Seemingly out of left field details and specifications of the Blackberry Patagonia 9620 have surfaced to the top of the interwebs. Crackberry.Com has gotten their hands on a “strictly confidential” spec sheet for the new device and ironically it has also shown up on Mexico’s Nextel site and is taking emails and names for updates on future details of the handset. So what can you expect from the Nextel based Blackberry Patagonia 9620? It starts with a standard and very familiar “Curve” style build that measures in at 13.5 mm thick, offers up a 2.44 inch HVGA screen that provides a 480×360 pixel resolution at 246 pixels per inch. Just below the screen resided the ever infamous track pad and full QWERTY keyboard. Internally the 9620 uses a Qualcomm MSM8655 system chip that clocks in at 1.2 GHz. Additional computations will be helped along by the likes of 768 MB of RAM. We can also find 2GB of eMMC memory as well as expandable MicroSD support up to 32 GB. Around back of these new Blackberry is a 5 mega pixel camera, accompanied by an LED flash. The new Blackberry 9620 also packs in Wi-Fi, A-GPS, Bluetooth 2.1, Micro USB 2.0 as well as Nextel’s staple, Push to talk. Keep in mind that all these specs and details are rumor at this point, and details may change. There is no mention of pricing or an exact release date by Nextel.Com.mx has the handset slated for a December launch.
Any takers? A new Blackberry with PTT and some low end specs? Maybe a perfect gift idea for the non-smart phone user in your family? Sound off in the comments below and be sure to let us know what you think, but before you go back into the wilderness of the internet you should check out all of our Blackberry accessories! They will help you on your journey!Blackberry 9620, handset, 5 mega pixel, smart phone, nextel