It looks like there is some truth to the rumor that a Blackberry touch screen-equipped device is on the way, especially if you consider this leaked box design as authentic.

While an actual device is yet to be seen, these supposed packaging box designs for Verizon shows a very prominent Blackberry Storm on the cover. According to our source, it will carry the 9530 Storm title in the US, and will assume the Thunder name in Canada (Rogers) and Vodafone in Europe. Based on the specs printed on the box, it’ll come with a 3.5mm stereo headset jack, 8GB SanDisk microSD card, and a SIM card.

Well, there’re only two ways this story will end. It’s either a fake and you can cast this into the rumor trash bin, or it’s real and we’ll hear an announcement before the year ends. Let’s wait and see, shall we, before we get all excited with RIM’s first attempt at a touch screen device.

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