Blackberry plans to overcome iPhone

21 11 2007

A new kind of touch-screen blackberry under development by Research in Motion to be launched in the first half of 2008 will not only be revolutionary but also will compete directly with Apple’s fast-selling iPhone.


From unstrung:

The 9000 series will break from the traditional half-screen, half-keyboard look of the BlackBerry. The handsets will also incorporate an upgraded multimedia system, along with the standard push email capabilities. Better MP3 and video capabilities are crucial if RIM is to take on Apple, Google, and others.

The new blackberry is said to be very similar in form factor to the iPhone.