“With its striking design and exceptional performance, the new BlackBerry Tour will offer a compelling choice for the growing number of wireless customers looking to upgrade their existing cell phone to a smartphone.” - Mike Lazaridis, President and Co-CEO at Research In Motion
Much like its cousin, the Blackberry Bold, BB Tour 9630's strongest asset is its form factor. Featuring a chic black finish with chrome highlights, BB Tour exudes a no-nonsense aura and an air of elegance -- perfect for corporate users. It includes a large, highly tactile, full-QWERTY, chrome-fretted keyboard that makes typing fast and precise. Also, the 2.44" bright display (480 x 360 resolution at 245 ppi) delivers the highest resolution that's currently available on a BlackBerry smartphone, presenting pictures, videos and web pages with incredible sharpness and clarity.
Here are the specs:
3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
256 MB of internal memory
microSD card slot supports up to 8GB
GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
EDGE Class 10, 236.8 kbps
3G: HSDPA; HSUPA
Bluetooth v2.0 with A2DP
NOTE: Does NOT support Wifi connectivity
and here's the official promo video courtesy of RIM:
Blackberry Tour 9630 is currently available in the Philippines. It runs for roughly Php 26,500 at some stores and comes in only one color: Black -- of course. You might want to look for the NTC sticker when you get your unit.