BlackBerry Bold 9930 review

Questionably bold in 2011, and no better with time

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Product Type
Smartphone
Network Band
Quad Band
Input Method
Touchscreen, QWERTY
Touchscreen
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
USB
Yes
Contract Type
SIM-free
Maximum Memory Card Size Supported
32 GB
Built-in Memory
8 GB
Built-in Flash
Yes
Memory Card Slot
Yes
Cellular Data Connectivity Technology
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSDPA, UMTS
SAR Value
0.70 W/kg
GPS Receiver
Yes
Multi-SIM Supported
No
Near Field Communication
Yes
Integrated TV Tuner
No
Product Family
Bold
Cellular Generation
3G
Cellular Network Supported
GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, WCDMA 900, WCDMA 1700, WCDMA 2100
Multi-touch Screen
Yes
Rear Camera Resolution
5 Megapixel
Number of SIM Card Supported
1
Front Camera
No
Memory Card Supported
microSD
Phone Style
Bar
Colour
White
Operating System
BlackBerry
Brand Name
BlackBerry
Battery Talk Time
6.30 Hour
Product Model
9900
Screen Size
7.1 cm (2.8")
Screen Resolution
640 x 480
Touchscreen Type
Capacitive
Weight (Approximate)
130 g
Green Compliant
Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
WEEE
Maximum Video Resolution
1280 x 720
Processor Manufacturer
Qualcomm
Bluetooth Standard
Bluetooth 2.1
Operating System Version
BlackBerry OS 7.0
Messaging Type
SMS (Short Message Service), MMS (Multi-media Messaging Service), Instant Messaging, Email
USB Standard
USB 2.0
Pixel Density
286 ppi
Height
115 mm
Width
66 mm
Depth
10.5 mm
Radio Tuner
No
Battery Standby Time
333.60 Hour
Manufacturer
BlackBerry
Product Name
Bold 9900 Smartphone
Processor Speed
1.20 GHz
Product Line
Bold
Screen Type
LCD
Sensor Type
Proximity Sensor, Digital Compass
Manufacturer Part Number
PRD-42553-004
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.uk.blackberry.com
Marketing Information

The power of touch

Create and connect like never before, swiping, pinching and zooming on the Liquid Graphics touch screen. Together with a 1.2 GHz processor, and a 24-bit high-res display, Liquid Graphics gives you fluid animations and instant response times.

The thinnest BlackBerry smartphone yet

With an elegantly brushed stainless steel frame, sculpted surfaces and advanced composite backing, the BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 smartphones are as lightweight and durable as they are feature-packed.

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