RIM BlackBerry Bold 9900

The BlackBerry Bold 9900 is RIM's 2011 flagship BlackBerry for GSM networks, with a large physical keyboard and a 1.2GHz processor, running BlackBerry 7 OS. What's changed is is the thickness and the inclusion of a touchscreen.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Aug. 31, 2011
  • Price at launch: $299.99

What You Need To Know

  • Considered by some to be the perfection of the classic BlackBerry formula
  • Featured an extremely solid construction with metal accents
  • Unlike many BlackBerrys of the time, it had a high pixel density and touchscreen interface

Verge Review

The BlackBerry Bold 9930. You’ve got to hand it to RIM — the company may be spinning its wheels, but it’s certainly not sitting still. While we’ve been hearing rumors and seeing leaked photos for some time, Research In Motion is finally about to release a slew of new products into the smartphone market. Most notable among those products is a new version of the company’s operating system (number 7), and a follow-up to the incredibly successful BlackBerry Bold, dubbed… the BlackBerry Bold 9900...

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Basic Specs

Thickness 0.41 inches
Weight 0.29 pounds
Form factor Slab
Physical keypad QWERTY
Screen size (diagonal) 2.8 inches
Carriers T-Mobile
Operating system BlackBerry OS
Launch OS version 7

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Tech Specs

Also Known As...
Alias BlackBerry Bold Touch
Hardware
Height 4.53 inches
Width 2.6 inches
Thickness 0.41 inches
Weight 0.29 pounds
Form factor Slab
Color Black / Silver
Slide orientation Portrait
Physical keypad QWERTY
Display
Screen size (diagonal) 2.8 inches
Technology LCD
Pixel arrangement RGB
Resolution (Y) 640 px
Resolution (X) 480 px
PPI 286
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Connectivity
Carriers T-Mobile
GSM Yes
GSM frequencies supported 1900, 1800, 900, 850
UMTS / HSPA Yes
UMTS frequencies supported 2100, 1900, 850
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
Processor
Manufacturer Qualcomm
Brand / family Snapdragon
Model MSM 8655
Clock speed 1.2 GHz
Memory
RAM size 768 MB
Storage
Internal size 8 GB
External Yes
Max external size 32 GB
External type microSD
Rear Camera
Resolution 5 megapixels
Flash LED
Video resolution 720p
Software
Operating system BlackBerry OS
Launch OS version 7
Interface
Headphone jack 3.5mm
Other ports Micro USB
Sensors
Sensors Compass (Magnetometer)
Battery
Capacity 1230 mAh
Removable Yes
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