BlackBerry KickStart, Seawolf & Aurora Leaked

RIM security as leaky as ever.

BlackBerry is really churning out the new models at the moment and – as usual – its lax security is giving us all the juicy details…

RIM nemesis BGR has once more come up with the shots the Canadian smartphone maker didn’t want you to see and in this case we have an avalanche of new models. No less than six smartphones have been uncovered – three of which we already had inklings, and a trio of previously unknowns.

Dealing first with what we know are leaked info on the 9000 ‘Meteor’ (also known as the Bold), which has now been officially unveiled and the ‘Storm’ (also known as the Thunder), RIM’s highly anticipated first touchscreen BlackBerry. We had also heard rumblings about the BlackBerry ‘Javelin’ – a 3G-less version of the Bold.

New on us however are the BlackBerry ‘KickStart’ or ‘9100’, the BlackBerry ‘Seawolf’ or ‘9110’ (apparently a successor to the unreleased clamshell model spied last month) and the ‘Aurora’ or ‘8100’ which sounds like a low-end handset given the GPRS only connectivity and lack of GPS. BGR speculates that its spec would likely pin it as an addition to the Pearl series and I wouldn’t disagree.

So is RIM overloading us or just feeding demand? Let us know your thoughts…


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