Jan 262012
 

On the heels of this week’s leaked 2012 RIM roadmap, BGR has obtained additional details. As expected, it focuses heavily on BlackBerry 7 devices as the first BlackBerry 10 device, expected to be the BlackBerry London, will not be launched until late September or even October.

The roadmap shows that RIM is planning to launch a new 7-inch 3G BlackBerry PlayBook, the new BlackBerry Curve 9220 and BlackBerry Curve 9320, and a number of colour variations for other models.

Rumoured RIM 2012 roadmap

The leaked slide deck showed speficiations for a number of devices. It also confirmed that RIM and Porsche are planning a follow-up to the P’9981, the P’9531 with a 1.2GHz processor and 8GB of onboard memory.

Rumoured 3G+ BlackBerry PlayBook specifications:

  • Processor: 1.5GHz dual-core TI OMA 4460
  • Operating system: BlackBerry PlayBook OS
  • Cellular connectivity: 42Mbps HSPA+
  • Other connectivity: GPS, 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, NFC
  • Display: 7-inch SWVGA (1024×600)
  • Input: Multi-touch capacitive touchscreen
  • Memory: 1GB RAM
  • Storage: 32GB onboard and microSD cards
  • Rear-facing camera: 5MP with flash
  • Front-facing camera: 3.2MP
  • Connectors: micro-HDMI, micro-USB
  • Battery: 4,800mAh
  • Dimensions: 109 x 60 x 12.7 millimeters

Rumoured BlackBerry Curve 9320 specifications:

  • Processor: TBD
  • Operating system: BlackBerry 7.1
  • Cellular connectivity: GSM/GPRS/EDGE and UMTS/HSDPA 7.2/HSUPA 5.76
  • Other connectivity: GPS, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • Display: 2.44-inch QVGA
  • Input: QWERTY keyboard, optical trackpad
  • Memory: 512MB RAM
  • Storage: 512MB onboard and microSD cards
  • Rear-facing camera: 3.2MP with flash
  • Front-facing camera: None
  • Dimensions: 109 x 60 x 12.7 millimeters

Rumoured BlackBerry Curve 9220 specifications:

  • Processor: TBD
  • Operating system: BlackBerry 7.1
  • Cellular connectivity: GSM/GPRS/EDGE
  • Other connectivity: 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • Display: 2.44-inch QVGA
  • Input: QWERTY keyboard, optical trackpad
  • Memory: 512MB RAM
  • Storage: 512MB onboard and microSD cards
  • Rear-facing camera: 2MP with flash
  • Front-facing camera: None
  • Dimensions: 109 x 60 x 12.7 millimeters

There is no mention on this roadmap of a second BlackBerry 10 device, this one with a touchscreen display and QWERTY keyboard, by year’s end.

Read more: BGR

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