U.S. Cellular harvests the BlackBerry 9650

The BlackBerry 9650 has come to regional carrier U.S. Cellular.

RIM BlackBerry Bold 9650
RIM BlackBerry Bold 9650 RIM

U.S. Cellular is on a mission for more smartphones , which may account for its recent announcement that the carrier is adding the BlackBerry Bold 9650 to its stable. U.S. Cellular is quick to note that the 9650 is BlackBerry 6 ready, which will apparently be available to the phone in the near future. As we mentioned in our review of the Sprint version , the 9650 has a GSM chip for your globe trotting needs in addition to the CDMA one you'll be using stateside. Other notable features include a 3.2-megapixel camera, Wi-Fi, and 3G--both HSPA and EV-DO Rev. A. It's available starting today for $159.95 after a $70 rebate and a new two-year contract.

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Nicole Lee is a senior associate editor for CNET, covering cell phones, Bluetooth headsets, and all things mobile. She's also a fan of comic books, video games, and of course, shiny gadgets.

 

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