RIM BlackBerry Bold 9780 coming to T-Mobile November 17

T-Mobile announces the upcoming availability of the RIM BlackBerry Bold 9780, the latest smartphone to run BlackBerry OS 6.

RIM BlackBerry Bold 9780
RIM BlackBerry Bold 9780 RIM

Today, RIM introduced the latest member of the Bold family, the BlackBerry Bold 9780, which will make its way to T-Mobile stores on November 17 for $129.99 with a two-year contract and after a $50 mail-in rebate.

As the follow-up to the popular BlackBerry Bold 9700, the 9780 will ship running BlackBerry OS 6 and offers several other enhancements, including a 5-megapixel camera, 4GB of onboard memory, and 512MB of Flash.

The smartphone has HSDPA support, Bluetooth, GPS, and Wi-Fi with UMA support, so you can make and receive calls over a wireless network. Other features include a 624MHz processor, a 2.4-inch, 480x360 pixel display, a full QWERTY keyboard, and an optical trackpad.

T-Mobile will offer the RIM BlackBerry Bold 9780 in two colors: black or flash white. It's also expected that other carriers worldwide will begin shipping the smartphone at the beginning of November.

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