RIM phasing out trackball in favor of optical trackpads?

By Jos
Jul 10, 2009
  1. It seems RIM is about ready to phase out the distinctive “Pearl” trackball that debuted with the same-named device in favor of a more efficient solution on future phones. Confirming earlier rumors, an image has surfaced today showing both the upcoming BlackBerry Onyx and entry-level Curve 8520 sporting optical trackpads; an indication that the company might be replicating the move across its entire non-touchscreen lineup.

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