The Buyer's Guide

Find it, buy it and tell us how you really feel.

BlackBerry Bold 9000

BlackBerry Bold 9000

product image
81 Global Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
81

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

News

"This is RIM's best phone ever. Does that mean it's the phone for you? If you're a BlackBerry fanatic, yes—it really is the phone you've been waiting for, if you're not hoping RIM radically changed the recipe."
Read more
81 Global Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
81

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

Not yet scored
 

User Reviews

60
Engadget Reader
Looking back for BlackBerry Bold 9000We've known that one company that standouts...read more
70
freedonut
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
80
Engadget Reader
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
Write a Review

Score Breakdown

 
83
Average Critic Score
 
80
CNET
For those who waited, the RIM BlackBerry Bold won't disappoint. The Bold impresses with its brilliant display, enhanced productivity tools, and excellent multimedia performance to deliver a more powerful and well-rounded smartphone to mobile professionals.
 
80
PC Mag
There's no doubt the BlackBerry Bold will win over the corporate crowd with its business focus and sharp looks; we just wish its Web browser were better.
 
80
Gizmodo
This is RIM's best phone ever. Does that mean it's the phone for you? If you're a BlackBerry fanatic, yes—it really is the phone you've been waiting for, if you're not hoping RIM radically changed the recipe.
 
90
Pocket-Lint
If you are a BlackBerry user looking to upgrade and want the keyboard this won't do you wrong.