According to RIM sources while LTE for BlackBerry phones is in the early stages of development, they will not be releasing any LTE capable smartphones until possibly late 2011. Rim claims that the LTE chips are currently too expensive and consume too much battery power for their liking. They also state that with the limited number of LTE networks in place that at this time it is not economically feasible for the company. What are your thoughts ? Is RIM falling behind further in the smartphone industry or are they just waiting for all the bugs to be worked out with LTE and for LTE to expand further in the consumer market ? Let us know what you think.