Is RIM Planning a 'Bold' New Launch with 9800, BlackBerry 6?

Is Research In Motion set to unveil a new BlackBerry next week? Yes, according to a Reuters report that said the mobile device maker plans to hold an event in New York next Tuesday that will feature a new BlackBerry the company hopes will keep it from losing more customers to Apple's iPhone and Android devices.

RIM (NASDAQ: RIMM) has not confirmed that it will be releasing anything next week. A spokesperson for the company said it doesn't comment on rumors and speculation.

What is known is that a new phone, the Bold 9800, is in the works.