The upcoming BlackBerry Thunder has been revealed to the world by a product picture leaked to The Boy Genius. The picture confirm that the BlackBerry Thunder will be a touchscreen device but it will retain the traditional BlackBerry keys as well as the Send and End Call buttons. This supports earlier rumours. The trackball has disappeared and users will instead use finger scrolling.
The product shot also indicates that the BlackBerry Thunder is headed to Verizon. There are no new details to confirm or deny earlier rumours that the it would be a hybrid GSM/CDMA device though or that Verizon and Vodafone would have it as an exclusive.
The BlackBerry Thunder is expected to launch in the third quarter of 2008.