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The Blackberry Bold has been the leading smartphone series for business and productivity. With hard buttons laid out as a QWERTY keyboard, it almost feels like you’re carrying a compact computer with you. Read more about this device right here!

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Blackberry Bold 9900: Snappy, Practical, and Easy

The Blackberry Bold 9900 is the bigger and better version of the Blackberry 9700 Bold. It’s big in more than just one way: larger screen and body, faster processor, bigger storage capacity, and better camera sensor. It’s a major upgrade from its predecessor without wandering too far from its origin.

Performance

One of the biggest leap that the Blackberry Bold has taken is the integration of a Quad-core processor into the Bold 9900. Together with that is a 1GB RAM to complement the lightning fast processing speed that this flagship device. The Blackberry Bold 9900 is set to deliver a smooth QWERTY smartphone experience tailor fit for all your business and productivity needs.

User Interface

The Blackberry Bold 9900 carries the series’ trademark OS which is the Blackberry OS but upgrade to v7. This latest update brings in a bunch of neat features like the NFC and HD video playback. The icons of this OS is reminiscent of the icons of Blackberry’s Playbook. There're two ways for users to navigate through the Bold 9900’s interface, that is through the use of the trackpad and the screen’s touch interface. Everything that you see on the display is clickable through the screen itself and you could easily scroll through the icons by swiping across the screen. Contrary to a flat layout of the iOS, the Blackberry OS v7 has a menu button on the screen and opens up a drawer of all the applications available on your Blackberry.

Camera

This business phone comes equipped with a 5 Megapixel shooter which is the highest camera resolution or a RIM smartphone. The camera interface features a relatively good amount of settings and options for customization. Some of the camera’s features are geotagging, flash, and scenes. Also, the trackpad of this phone serves as the shutter key for its camera. On the end of the camera’s feature is its video recording function. The quality of the videos that it produces are high with very good frame rate.

Connectivity Options

This is the department where the Blackberry Bold 9900 stands out greatly. It offers a broad range of connectivity options, from Bluetooth, NFC, data connection, and Wi-Fi. It also comes with a standard microUSB port that could be used for both data transfer and charging.

Expert Reviews

techindustriya.com
Reviewed on 2012-01-30
Display, Looks, and KeypadSingle Core Processor, Unresponsive Touch interface at times, No Frontfacing Camera
The 2.8-inch capacitive touch screen display is dubbed “Liquid Graphics” and it sports a 640 x 480, 287 ppi resolution. The screen handles colors and light very well. I haven't had an issue with glare at midday and it is always appealing to view wallpaper...
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fhm.com.ph
Reviewed on 2012-01-07
We know it's the beginning of the year and life is starting to get hectic again, so we'll help you save time by telling you the verdict right away: The Bold 9900 is a great phone, the best BlackBerry handset so far. But do you want to know why? Read on th...
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techpinas.com
Reviewed on 2011-12-01
TechPinas Gadget Review Series presents... BlackBerry Bold 9900 Overview: BlackBerry Bold 9900 , being Research in Motion's current flagship handset, is the most powerful, most lavishly designed and (putting its Porsche edition in another category) t...
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pinoytechblog.com
Reviewed on 2011-10-29
Touch is the new black. No, make that “Multi-touch, is the new black” when it comes to smartphones. This year, Reasearch In Motion released their new line of multi-touch smartphones that will carry the latest BlackBerry 7 Operating System. Back in the spo...
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yugatech.com
Reviewed on 2011-10-12
RIM's newest flagship smartphone is the BlackBerry Bold 9900, sometimes also referred to as the BlackBerry Bold Touch. RIM's back with a fresh new Bold that's undoubtedly the best BlackBerry RIM has ever made. Read on and see our full review of the Bold 9...
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unbox.ph
Reviewed on 2011-10-10
Our review of the BlackBerry Bold 9900The BlackBerry Bold 9900 was unveiled by RIM executives here in the Philippines last September with an SRP of Php31,690. We've been using a demo unit for the last week and we've had enough time with RIM's latest flags...
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technoodling.net
Reviewed on 2011-09-16
While the battle for dominance in the smartphone market rages on, RIM is getting battered and bruised. Lagging behind the competition has left RIM with no choice but to expedite the development of their much awaited next generation, the QNX mobile platfor...
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hardwarezone.com.ph
Reviewed on 2011-08-22
Research in Motion (RIM) has come a long way since the introduction of the first member of the Bold family, the BlackBerry Bold 9000 in 2008. The Bold 9000 was a massive hit in both the enterprise and mainstream markets due to its excellent QWERTY keyboar...
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hardwarezone.com.ph
Reviewed on 2011-08-19
When Research in Motion (RIM) announced on 3rd August that it was having the biggest global launch of BlackBerry smartphones with more than 225 partners around the world, we were eager to know if our sunny island would be one of them. After all, nobody wa...
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goodhousekeeping.com
Reviewed on 2015-03-18
Good display, picture, and call quality, Comfortable to use, Easy to navigate and use, Apps load quickly, Helpful instruction manualBulky design, Casing is hard to remove
This super-thin, touch-screen Blackberry has a QWERTY keypad and is a solid choice for the business user. The Bold's touch screen was impressively responsive, and our consumer testers loved typing on it. The size was ideal for them to hold the phone in th...
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technave.com
Reviewed on 2013-09-30
The BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 is a member of the popular Bold series & this impressive handset comes with a highly useable touch screen too. Other members of this popular series include the BlackBerry Bold 9700, the BlackBerry Bold 9650 & the BlackBerry ...
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technave.sg
Reviewed on 2013-09-30
The BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 is a member of the popular Bold series & this impressive handset comes with a highly useable touch screen too. Other members of this popular series include the BlackBerry Bold 9700, the BlackBerry Bold 9650 & the BlackBerry ...
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techmagnifier.com
Reviewed on 2012-06-15
The preinstalled MP4/WMV/H.263/H.264 and MP3/eAAC/WMA players will never make the users feel bore, Keeps the user socially connected with Orkut, Facebook, Twitter, Latest BBMconnected applications, Enhanced email and data security, Quadband GSM support an...No Radio/FM, BlackBerry Internet Service account is needed to enjoy all phone features, Fixed focus camera of outdated and unintuitive interface, No videocall camera, Nonhotswappable memory card, No haptic feedback, No flash video support
RIM (Research in Motion) on May, 2011 launched it's another version of smartphone, BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900. This mobile phone possesses essentially the same features and design of BlackBerry Bold 9930. Bold 9900 is energized with the latest version of ...
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geeksquad.co.uk
Reviewed on 2012-05-17
RIM have upped their game with the BlackBerry Bold 9900 smartphone. It offers you more options by integrating a touchscreen into the body of the phone while still providing a smooth (if cramped) QWERTY keyboard.I found the trackpad, which is nicely respon...
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techview.co
Reviewed on 2012-02-14
The BlackBerry 9900 and I have been ‘walking out' for approximately 10 days. But, rather than do a straightforward comparison with one of my other devices, I will take you through a walk in the park with my BlackBerry.I purchased the iPad 2 to be able to ...
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gadgetshow.channel5.com
Reviewed on 2012-02-13
As with most other BlackBerry phones, the Bold 9900 is wonderfully well made. It feels sturdy and reliable. A neat metal band running throughout lends the Bold 9900 a luxury look. There’s a certain weight to the Bold 9900 that makes the device feel very reassuring to hold. The QWERTY keypad is the star of the show. It’s a delight to type email and lengthy text messages on. Even typing in symbols...We love that the camera is a decent 5-megapixel shooter, but we’re not too keen on the lack of autofocus. Trying to capture subjects that are moving at even the slowest speeds is a pain. The touchscreen is a nice addition, but it doesn’t always feel as responsive as it could do, also at times failing to register movements. Battery life could also be better here. To be on the safe side, you will h...
The BlackBerry Bold 9900 is an update on the classic BlackBerry range, the most advanced yet, combining buttons, a QWERTY keypad and a touchscreen. The Bold range may be favoured by business types, but it’s also great for anyone that loves to read and ...
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techview.co
Reviewed on 2012-01-20
Okay so BlackBerry don't have the best smartphones on the market, nor do their phones feature the absolute best specs or features.However, certain things set apart a BlackBerry from its competitors and RIM's latest flagship, the Bold 9900 has one outstand...
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infoworld.com
Reviewed on 2011-12-23
Follow @MobileGalen When it debuted in 2008, the BlackBerry Bold quickly achieved iconic status as the must-have executive smartphone, with a QWERTY keyboard that made emails a snap. Not four years later, the Bold is struggling to remain relevant, as...
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booredatwork.com
Reviewed on 2011-12-11
The AT&T BlackBerry Bold 9990 is the latest in the BlackBerry lineup of phones from RIM . The Bold 9900 is the flagship phone for the new lineup, running BlackBerry 7 OS which also supports a touchscreen interface as well as the traditional BlackBerry key...
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bit.com.au
Reviewed on 2011-11-30
Smartphone users are divided into two camps: those who are happy using onscreen keyboards, and those who prefer proper keys and buttons. Various phones have tried to straddle this gap, offering both options in one package, but none as successfully as the ...
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Processor

Processor frequency

1.2 GHz

Processor model

QC 8655

Memory

Internal RAM

0.75 GB

Display

Display diagonal

7.11 cm (2.8")

Display resolution

640 x 480 pixels

Touchscreen
Orientation sensor
Display type

TFT

Ports & interfaces

USB port
USB connector type

Micro-USB B

USB version

2.0

Headphone connectivity

3.5 mm

Weight & dimensions

Weight

130 g

Width

66 mm

Depth

10.5 mm

Height

115 mm

Networking

SIM card capability

Single SIM

3G
4G
Wi-Fi
2G standards

EDGE, GPRS, GSM

3G standards

HSDPA, HSUPA

Wi-Fi standards

802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Bluetooth
Bluetooth version

2.1+EDR

Bluetooth profiles

A2DP, AVRCP, DUN, HSF, HSP, MAP, PBAP, SSP

2G bands (primary SIM)

850,900,1800,1900 MHz

3G bands supported

800,850,1900,2100 MHz

Storage

Internal storage capacity

8 GB

Compatible memory cards

microSD (TransFlash)

Maximum memory card size

32 GB

Navigation

GPS
GPS (satellite)

Software

Operating system installed

BlackBerry OS

Operating system version

7

Camera

Rear camera resolution (numeric)

5 MP

Auto focus
Built-in flash
Digital zoom

4x

Face detection
Video recording
Video recording modes

720p

Video stabilizer
Image stabilizer
Flash type

LED

Geotagging

Battery

Battery technology

Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Battery capacity

1230 mAh

Talk time (2G)

6.3 h

Standby time (2G)

307.2 h

Talk time (3G)

5.9 h

Standby time (3G)

307.2 h

Continuous audio playback time

50 h

Continuous video playback time

7.4 h

Design

Form factor

Bar

Colour of product

Black

Subscription

Subscription type

No subscription