Rumors are starting to circulate quicker about the new Blackberry "Touch". The official model number is the BlackBerry 9500. One glance at the layout of this sleek new phone quickly reveals the intended competition for the incredibly popular iPhone.

The strong point of the iPhone has always been it's bright and high-resolution screen making it best of class amongst multimedia smartphones. The Blackberry 9500's touchscreen is a bit higher res than the iPhone's (360x480 to 320x480) making it a very strong competitor.

It will be running OS 4.7.0 (the Bold runs 4.6). As we inch closer to the September release date expect to hear a lot more details on this exciting phone!