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Device Name Inter@ctive Pager 800
Family Name Inter@ctive Pager
Code Name RIM 800
Announced Date February 4th, 1998
Released Date February 4th, 1998
Colors Black
Notes · Device was created for IBM
· IBM bought 10 Million dollars of these devices.
· Device was nicknamed 'The Bullfrog' and 'The Hamburger' because the way it looked in the palm of your hand.
· R9COM-2-PQ was American Version released by Ram Mobile Data and it is labelled RAMfirst
· R900M-2-PQ was the Canadian version
Size & Weight
Height 76 mm
Width 99 mm
Depth 35 mm
Weight 210 grams
Model 2xAA (NiCad or Alkaline) plus an Internal 7.2v NiCad
Keyboard Type QWERTY
System Memory/RAM 640 KB Flash ROM
Built-in Storage 128 KB Static RAM
Wireless Connectivity
Network Bands Netowrk: DataTAC network AKA ARDIS
Transmitting: 806 to 825 MHz
Receiving: 851 to 870 MHz
Transmitting output: 1.5 Watt
External Features
Data Port RS-232C (Serial)
Citations & Credits
· York University Computer Museum
· gsm_dealer08 - YouTube | CrackBerry
Archived Sources
· 1998.02.04-RIM_Press_Release.png
· RIM_Spec_Sheet_For_InteractivePager(DataTEC).png
· Wikipedia_-_BlackBerry.png
· Wikipedia_-_DataTAC.pdf