Toronto, Canada – Research in Motion (NASD: RIMM) on Monday announced two new BlackBerry
smartphone models, the Pearl 3G and Bold 9650.
Sprint will be among the carriers offering the Bold 9650, which it will sell
from May 23 for $199 with a two-year contract. Also expected to launch in May,
the company’s new Pearl 3G will be available
in two models — one with a 20-key condensed QWERTY keyboard, and the other
with a 14-key traditional phone keyboard with SureType software.