BlackBerry Bold 9900 sold out at T-Mobile

BlackBerry Bold 9900 sold out at T-Mobile
It was just yesterday when T-Mobile launched the BlackBerry Bold 9900. After one day, the model is now sold out at the nation's fourth largest carrier. The surge in sales for the T-Mobile variant of RIM's new flagship model came despite a surprisingly high price tag of $299.99 that the carrier placed on the phone, after a signed 2-year contract and a $50 rebate. Verizon and Sprint, selling essential the same phone as T-Mobile with the CDMA flavored BlackBerry Bold 9930, are offering their model for $249.99 with a signed 2-year pact.

Those T-Mobile customers who absolutely need to have one of the best physical QWERTY keyboards ever put on a smartphone, can head over to third party retailers like Walmart. Perhaps the fact that T-Mobile is sold out of the Bold 9900 will actually be a panacea as it will allow you to purchase the unit for a lower price.

Despite the mostly kind words from those who have purchased the phone, who would have expected a complete sellout of the BlackBerry Bold 9900 in just 24 hours for T-Mobile?

source: T-Mobile via BlackBerryOS



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Bold 9900
  • Display 2.8" 640 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1230 mAh(5.90h 3G talk time)

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10 Comments

1. Krishaun27 unregistered

I dont understand it. Isnt the phone less expensive at Walmart?

6. RIMisLAME unregistered

should be free!

2. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Might be, but Walmart is notorious for screwing up cell phone accounts, so you have to be careful with these 3rd party national retailers.

3. Libra1985

Posts: 47; Member since: Feb 26, 2011

WELL THEY ONLY sent like 5 of em to each store! Well at least in DC area.

4. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Yeah, I was wondering how many phones were sent to each store. If it is a nationwide empty shelf condition, how many phones did T-Mo order? I haven't heard where Sprint or VZW have sold out of their edition (9930) of the Bold.

11. Guest unregistered

Sprint is currently out of stock. Go check it.

7. RIMisLAME unregistered

doubt it! I bet it all ended in the garbage

5. RIMisLAME unregistered

wtf I wouldn't want this pos phone even if it was free! the gs2 is a 1000x better and I could care less about that stupid keyboard. $249 with 2 years LOL WTF what idiots would possibly...? I know - t-mobile probably after noticing how dumb the phone is decided to throw it back to rim and came up with some BS story about all-sold-out. Honestly I heard some stupid stories before but this?

8. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

sold out? lol, we havent had a single person ask for a blackberry all week, much less the uber expensive 9900. We got the whole stock in the back if anyone wants any.. lol

10. jlbnaz

Posts: 5; Member since: Aug 22, 2011

There is one refurbished available on line, i took that POS back after a week, -RIM took 2 steps forward & four steps back with this phone & i have always had a bold for a long time now, battery has a drain of about 25% every hour, locked up 2 times a day and very slow, pinch sucks & touch screen sucked, screen way to small for those options.

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