BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 and 9930 preinstalled with BlackBerry OS 7

Research In Motion (RIM) today released  two new model of smartphones, the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and 9930, which will come pre-installed with  a new operating system – BlackBerry 7 OS. The OS is a latest version of BlackBerry OS which was released as Version 6 last August.

The two new smartphones comes with a better screen (full VGA 640×480) and capacitive touchscreens. Another notable change is the processor. Both models are equipped with 1.2 GHz Snapdragon processors. They are almost among the thinnest BlackBerry smartphones ever (measured at 10.5mm). No significant changes to the “external look” of the phones though (which is good since Bold has always been sleek and pro).

The Specs

  • 115 x 66 x 10.5 mm, approximately 130 g
  • 2.8? capacitive touch screen display – VGA (640×480)
  • Full, wide QWERTY keyboard, optical trackpad
  • 1.2 GHz Processor, 768 MB RAM
  • 8 GB on-board memory, plus microSD slot supporting up to 32 GB cards
  • NFC technology
  • 5.0 MP camera with flash, supports 720p HD video recording
  • Orientation Sensor (Accelerometer)
  • Digital Compass (Magnetometer)
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Built-in GPS / aGPS
  • Dual-Band Wi-Fi® – 802.11 b/g/n at 2.4 GHz and 802.11 a/n at 5 GHz
  • Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR support
  • 1230 mAh removable, rechargeable battery

Wireless Network support:

  • BlackBerry Bold 9900 smartphone: Tri-Band HSPA+, Quad-Band GSM/EDGE
  • BlackBerry Bold 9930 smartphone: Dual-Band CDMA/EVDO Rev A, Dual-Band HSPA+, Quad-Band GSM/EDGE

As for the BlackBerry OS Version 7, it has faster JavaScript performance and HTML5 support. Other notable additions to the new OS are NFC (near field communications) and augmented reality applications, voice-enabled search and 720p HD video recording.The BlackBerry Bold 9900 and 9930 will be available from summer, but sadly old devices will not get the upgrade.


  1. Gupta says:

    I love the BB Bold upgrade. Too bad, still no front facing camera. and BB really needs to intensify its apps!

  2. NCKY STUDIO says:

    im bb user..for me bb just for internet and bbm only..hardware no problem…hahahaha

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