BlackBerry Bold Touch brings back the Bold 9000's awesome QWERTY keyboard

BlackBerry Bold Touch brings back the Bold 9000's awesome QWERTY keyboard
Remember the first time you got a good look at the BlackBerry Bold 9000? The handset's keyboard  became a gold standard for physical QWERTY keyboards with .its large keys and easy to feel "fret-like" separation of the letters. Since the release of the BlackBerry Bold 9000, RIM has taken a step backward with its QWERTY keyboards and even the one on the Bold 9700/9780 is more cramped than the one on the Bold 9000. That is why Berry users are very happy to see the BlackBerry Bold Touch (aka Dakota or Montana) feature a QWERTY keyboard that is very similar to the one on the BlackBerry Bold 9000.

The GSM flavored model has a 2.8 inch screen with resolution of 480 x 640 and 287 dpi. A 5MP rear facing camera offers HD recording at 720p, and "Image Stabilization" along with Flash. 8GB of memory comes on the device as well as 768MB of RAM. 32GB of memory can be added with a microSD card.

And for those who want something cool on their new 'Berry, the trim around the keypad lights up. Add that to the outstanding QWERTY keyboard on the Bold Touch, an optical trackpad, support for NFC and it sounds like RIM has a winner here. Considering all of the positive feedback RIM received about the Bold 9000 QWERTY keyboard, putting it on a touchscreen model can only be a positive as it brings easy typing to those who like to use a physical keyboard even on a touchscreen phone.

source: via Crackberry


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