It looks like the highly anticipated BlackBerry 8700, a.k.a. the BlackBerry Electron, could be officially announced tomorrow. RIM CEO Jim Balsillie was quoted in a MarketWatch article saying “the most substantive architechural-design changes” will be announced this week.

Russell Shaw, from BBHub, thinks that with the teaser that a new design will be released this week, and a tendancy for RIM to make big announcements “during or on the same day as” earning calls, which happens to be tommorow at 5:00 p.m. EST, that the big announcement countdown is in hours, not days.

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