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RIM Tweets Teaser of BlackBerry 9930 Following Verizon Goof Up

Research In Motion (RIM) has hinted at the launch of its upcoming Smartphone on Tuesday as its network carrier partner leaked a video.

According to tech website Gizmodo (opens in new tab), on Monday Canadian mobile phone maker company RIM announced via social networking websites Facebook and Twitter that its latest smartphone powered by the seventh version of its operating system.

The action seems to be a marketing gimmick adopted by the company behind famous BlackBerry series as the very same day, Verizon, the network carrier leaked a video demonstrating the operations of OS 7 powered phone BlackBerry 9930.

The OS 7 will work on mobile phones newer than BlackBerry 6 offering users a faster and enhanced browser integrated with voice search feature.

The yet to be released phone boasts of 2.8 inch touchscreen and a QWERTY keyboard, 8GB internal memory, a 1.2GHz processor with 768MB of RAM and a camera with 5 mega pixel resolution, flash and high definition video recording.

The mobile phone is the first one from RIM that supports Near field communication (NFC), GPS and wireless connection as well. The phone is the thinnest mobile phone RIM has produced so far.

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