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BlackBerry Bold 9700

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90
jasonfen
Probably personal opinion, but I prefer the Curve's "chicklet"...read more
80
Wayne Schulz
I'd been using a BlackBerry Bold on AT&T and decided to switch over to...read more
100
mscrivo
I can't say enough good things about the Blackberry 9700. From it's...read more
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Model

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
BlackBerry
Screen size
2.4422
Internal memory
2567
Camera
Yes
Talk time
3G
Carriers (US)
Att, T mobile

General

Type
Smartphone (BlackBerry)
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Input

Input type
QWERTY keyboard
Predictive text
Yes
Navigation type
Optical pad

Power

Talk time
3G (up to6 hours)
Standby time (max)
408 hours
Battery type
Li-ion (Removable) (1500 mAh capacity)

Camera

Camera
Yes (3.2 megapixels) (Video, Auto focus, Digital zoom, Flash, Contact pictures) (No)

Location

Location support
Yes (Gps, Cell loc)

Storage

Internal memory
256 MB
Memory card
MicroSD (MicroSDHC)

Connectivity

WiFi
Yes (802.11802.11 b, 802.11 g) (Wpa, Wpa2)
UMA support
Yes
Bluetooth
2.1 + EDR (Hsp, Hfp, A2dp)

Media

Media playback
Yes (Aac, Mp3, Wma) (Divx, H264, Mpeg4, Xvid) (Streaming / internet) (Bmp, Gif, Jpeg)

Messaging

SMS
Yes
MMS
Yes

Browser and email

Browser
HTML (Javascript)
Email
Yes (Pop3, Imap, Push)

Sync

Sync PIM data
Yes (Windows, Mac)

Apps

Apps (default)
Alarm, Calculator, Calendar, Games, Im, Maps, Notes, Tasks, Voice recorder
Java
J2ME

Rings / alerts

Custom ringtones
Yes (Mp3 audio, Contact)
Vibrate mode
Yes

Carriers

Regions offered
North America (Us, Canada)

Radio type

Comm standard
GSM (Gsm, Gprs, Edge) (Umts, Hsdpa)
Subscriber identity
SIM card

Display

Screen size
2.44 inches
Screen resolution
Other (480x360)
Screen type
LCD (Active) (Color) (Backlit)

Alternate display

Secondary screen
No

Audio and voice

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo (Yes)

Hardware

CPU
624 MHz
RAM
256 MB
USB
2.0 (Micro-USB port) (USB charging)

Sensors

Sensors
Ambient light

Controls

External controls
Media, Mute, Keylock

Other features

Flight mode
Yes
FM tuner
No
FM transmitter
No
Infrared port
No
Kickstand
No
NFC or RFID payment
No
PictBridge
No
Ruggedized
No
TV-out
No
Model
GSM 850/1900/2100

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
BlackBerry
Screen size
2.4422
Internal memory
2567
Camera
Yes
Talk time
3G
Carriers (US)
Att, T mobile

General

Type
Smartphone (BlackBerry)
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Input

Input type
QWERTY keyboard
Predictive text
Yes
Navigation type
Optical pad

Power

Talk time
3G (up to6 hours)
Standby time (max)
408 hours
Battery type
Li-ion (Removable) (1500 mAh capacity)

Camera

Camera
Yes (3.2 megapixels) (Video, Auto focus, Digital zoom, Flash, Contact pictures) (No)

Location

Location support
Yes (Gps, Cell loc)

Storage

Internal memory
256 MB
Memory card
MicroSD (MicroSDHC)

Connectivity

WiFi
Yes (802.11802.11 b, 802.11 g) (Wpa, Wpa2)
UMA support
Yes
Bluetooth
2.1 + EDR (Hsp, Hfp, A2dp)

Media

Media playback
Yes (Aac, Mp3, Wma) (Divx, H264, Mpeg4, Xvid) (Streaming / internet) (Bmp, Gif, Jpeg)

Messaging

SMS
Yes
MMS
Yes

Browser and email

Browser
HTML (Javascript)
Email
Yes (Pop3, Imap, Push)

Sync

Sync PIM data
Yes (Windows, Mac)

Apps

Apps (default)
Alarm, Calculator, Calendar, Games, Im, Maps, Notes, Tasks, Voice recorder
Java
J2ME

Rings / alerts

Custom ringtones
Yes (Mp3 audio, Contact)
Vibrate mode
Yes

Radio type

Comm standard
GSM (Gsm, Gprs, Edge) (Umts, Hsdpa, Hsupa)
Subscriber identity
SIM card

Display

Screen size
2.44 inches
Screen resolution
Other (480x360)
Screen type
LCD (Active) (Color) (Backlit)

Alternate display

Secondary screen
No

Audio and voice

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo (Yes)

Hardware

CPU
624 MHz
RAM
256 MB
USB
2.0 (Micro-USB port) (USB charging)

Sensors

Sensors
Ambient light

Controls

External controls
Media, Mute, Keylock

Other features

Flight mode
Yes
FM tuner
No
FM transmitter
No
Infrared port
No
Kickstand
No
NFC or RFID payment
No
PictBridge
No
Ruggedized
No
TV-out
No