| | 08-15-2008, 04:48 PM Thread Author #1
Thunder Rumors and Speculation
Codename: Thunder 9500 series also rumored to be called Storm
Launch: Q3 (10-13-2008 VZW)
Type: Full Touchscreen, No slide out keyboard, 4 main physical buttons, Send/Menu/Back/End, Accelerometer, 4.7 OS, Haptics, QWERTY and SureType modes, Copy & Paste, Webkit browser engine.
Global Device CDMA/GSM.
Verizon/Vodafone lifetime exclusive with the same exact device. Verizon has a sales quota to meet or exclusivity will be dissolved.
Possible LTE model in the works for next generation.
Radios Supported: CDMA 1x, EV-DO Rev A, GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, and HSPA. Unsure if NA GSM radio included.
Marketing push starts September (9/10 CTIA announcement) with a release in October on Verizon
Thunder model # is 9530t with a release date on October 13th on Verizon.
Visual Voicemail capable
3.25 inch HVGA 480X360, 2.41" X 4.40" X .54".
3.2 MP Camera
1 GB Available onboard memory/expandable MicroSD card.
Rumors also state higher MP cameras (5MP), more onboard 10-13GB, Other carriers like Rogers GSM or Telus CDMA getting the phone.
Sources: howardforums.com, Boygeniusreport.com, blackberrysync.com, crackberry.com