BGR: BlackBerry Kickstart the New Clamshell Phone from RIM

Submitted by lalit on May 1, 2008 - 2:14pm.

BGR has posted photos of upcoming BlackBerry clamshell phone codenamed the Kickstart. The flip phone uses the SureType keypad found on the BlackBerry Pearl. It also has the TrackBall for navigation like the Pearl. The external LCD on the phone gives you information about incoming call, SMS, time and email. There is a camera above the external LCD. No information is available about technical specifications of the phone. According to BGR the phone will be launched before end of 2008. The phone is not bad looking and when opened it resembles Motorola Razr.