BlackBerry 8700c officially announced

Nov 01 2005 - 11:19 AM ET | Cingular, Research In Motion

8700cThe rumors were true, Research In Motion and Cingular today announced the BlackBerry 8700c. It's the first device in the 8700 series, though we expect more to launch soon. RIM notes that the 8700c features a, "completely re-engineered device platform."

Features of the 8700c include:

  • EDGE high-speed data (a first for BlackBerry)
  • Quad-band GSM
  • 64 MB flash memory and 16 MB SRAM
  • 320×240 QVGA screen with 65K colors
  • Bluetooth
  • Intel XScale Intel PXA901 CPU
  • .77" thick

The BlackBerry 8700c will ship from Cingular Wireless starting on November 21st for $299.99 with a 2-year contract.