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Blackberry 9000 Specs Leaked, Faster Than iPhone in More Ways than One

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Boy Genius Report may have gotten their hands on early specs of the upcoming touch-interface BlackBerry 9000. And according to their sources, the (iPhonesque?) 9000 has two hardware advantages over the iPhone. First, it features a 624MHz Intel XScale PXA270 processor that just edges out the iPhone's 620MHz ARM 1173 processor (on paper). Second, the 9000 will introduce speedy HSDPA to the line (a welcomed 3G first for the BlackBerrys). Here are the rest of the specs:

- 480 x 320 resolution screen
- 1GB onboard memory
- GPS, WiFi, HSDPA
- Maybe a 3.2MP camera
- Maybe dropping in Q1 or Q2 of 2008

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Looking good, but can anyone get over a loss of button-driven QWERTY? [bgr]

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@OldSchoolGadgetLover

Yes, Steve left that door open for now. But keep in mind that the iPhone is a first gen device and Apple is a baby in the phone market but look what they did already. Imagine once they get some real experience under their belts. I bet it won't be long before there is an OSX Server app for corporate iphone customers.