You can find out more about the Bold 9700 here: http://na.blackberry.com/eng/devices/blackberrybold9700/?iid=RIM_Bold9700_Homepage
This phone will be available for purchase in early November. The carriers (AT&T and TMobile) have not announced pricing, but I have heard it should be around $200 (they can't make it more than the iPhone for sure).
Now, I know you probably aren't going to click that link, so let me tell you what improvements in the phone make this the next phone for me:
- First TMobile 3G phone - finally some speed while on the cell network (I hate EDGE)
- 3.2 megapixel camera - I cannot stand my 2.0, it is horrible (evidence of this is all over my blog). By the way, my current digital camera is only 3.2 megapixel, I will be able to get rid of it once I get this phone.
- WiFi calling - that really works. My Curve has wifi calling, but I always (OK, maybe not always) lose the connection when the phone switches between UMA (wifi) and cellular calling.
- Better QWERTY keyboard than my current Curve
I am still waiting for TMobile to announce their launch date and pricing. Need to get me one of these.