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The RIM BlackBerry Bold 9930 is RIM's flagship phone featuring a physical keyboard, touchscreen, slim design, and compatibility with both CDMA and GSM networks. Its operating system is BlackBerry 7 OS powered by a 1.2GHz processor with 768MB of RAM. Additionally, the NFC based BlackBerry Tag technology will be available within the BlackBerry 7 OS update, allowing users to touch theirs phones together to share contacts, documents, and URLs, or become BBM contacts.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Aug. 19, 2011
  • Price at launch: $199.99


  • Alias: BlackBerry Bold Touch

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  • Height: 4.53 inches
  • Width: 2.6 inches
  • Thickness: 0.41 inches
  • Weight: 0.29 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: Black / Silver
  • Physical keypad: QWERTY


  • Screen size (diagonal): 2.8 inches
  • Technology: LCD
  • Pixel arrangement: RGB
  • Resolution (Y): 640 px
  • Resolution (X): 480 px
  • PPI: 286
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive


  • Carriers: Verizon Wireless, Sprint
  • CDMA: Yes
  • CDMA frequencies supported: 1900, 800 / 850
  • GSM: Yes
  • GSM frequencies supported: 1900, 1800, 900, 850
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • UMTS frequencies supported: 900, 2100
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • 802.11n frequencies: 5GHz, 2.4GHz
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
  • NFC support: Yes
  • Tethering / mobile hotspot: Yes


  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Brand / family: Snapdragon
  • Model: MSM 8655
  • Clock speed: 1.2 GHz


  • RAM size: 768 MB


  • Internal size: 8 GB
  • External: Yes
  • Max external size: 32 GB
  • External type: microSD


  • Resolution: 5 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Video resolution: 720p

Rear Camera

  • Operating system: BlackBerry OS
  • Launch OS version: 7


  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB


Compass (Magnetometer)


  • Capacity: 1230 mAh
  • Removable: Yes


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