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More pictures develop showing the BlackBerry Bold 9900

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More pictures develop showing the BlackBerry Bold 9900
Here's a nice image to take a look at before you head off to sleep tonight, a picture of the mouth watering BlackBerry Bold 9900. While RIM has had its share of problems recently, all could be made right with the successful launch of this device. With the form factor taken from the original Bold 9000 including what many call the best physical QWERTY keyboard ever put on a smartphone, the new Bold should not only get BlackBerry's fan base all excited, it might also bring in a lot of converts from other platforms. The BlackBerry Bold 9930 brings the same exact handset to a CDMA network.

The BlackBerry Bold 9900 (L) and the original Bold 9000 (R)

The BlackBerry Bold 9900 (L) and the original Bold 9000 (R)

The pictures below show a side-by-side comparison of the BlackBerry Bold 9900 with the Bold 9000. The former has a 6% wider QWERTY for more accurate typing and the BlackBerry 7 OS on the newer model allows the latest Bold unit to compete with Android and Apple. The WebKit browser is improved from the software on the BlackBerry Torch 9800  and is 40% faster in rendering sites while chewing up JavaScript with ease. The 2.8 inch Touchscreen has been quite responsive in early videos. The 1.2GHz processor is nearly double the speed from the chip found on the original Bold, which at the time was the fastest 'Berry ever. A 5MP camera on back captures video at 720p while 768MB of RAM is aboard.

We can understand that some BlackBerry fans, having been once bitten with the Storm or the Torch, are twice shy and want to make sure that this new BlackBerry is everything that RIM says it is before committing to the device. For now though, even the biggest fans of the other platforms have to admit that the BlackBerry Bold 9900 is a very photogenic handset that just might reverse the manufacturer's recent slide in its share of the smartphone market.

source: BlackBerryOS

More pictures develop showing the BlackBerry Bold 9900
More pictures develop showing the BlackBerry Bold 9900


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posted on 09 Jul 2011, 02:08 2

1. christianqwerty (Posts: 467; Member since: 05 May 2011)

this phone is beautiful! I'd rather have this than my Samsung focus

posted on 09 Jul 2011, 02:21 2

2. Whateverman (Posts: 3284; Member since: 17 May 2009)

"Mouth watering" really? Nice try PA, but a 2.8 inch screen is more like comma inducing.

posted on 11 Jul 2011, 13:05

16. RIMpireStrikesBack (Posts: 25; Member since: 11 Jul 2011)

u forgot IMO at the end there.

posted on 11 Jul 2011, 16:53

18. Whateverman (Posts: 3284; Member since: 17 May 2009)

Didn't think it was necessary but I see your point. IMO. Now will everyone else be doing the same?

posted on 09 Jul 2011, 03:28 3

3. whateverman. (unregistered)

After giving it some S-E-R-I-O-U-S thought... I've decided to retract my comment and I give 10 thumbs up to R.I.M. for getting this AWESOME handset finally out to the public. Just in time to save their chances with the smarthphone market.

I am a HUGE fan of RIM and WILL DEFINITELY be buying this phone as well as a couple of Playbooks for my family.

Oh and for the record, I am a douchebag!

posted on 10 Jul 2011, 00:58

12. Whateverman (Posts: 3284; Member since: 17 May 2009)

Your mom is a douchebag you coward. Get your own name. My opinion is my opinion and I could two squirts of pi*s what a coward like you thinks about it. I am in fact a huge fan of RIM and a really nice guy if you took the time to talk or even debate with me. But I'm not gonna hold my tongue when they aren't putting out the kinds of product I and many others feel they. And I'm not going to let a coward like you stop me from expressing my opinion. You aren't even worthy of my thumbs down. You are dismissed!

posted on 11 Jul 2011, 12:56

14. whateverrman (unregistered)

Oh. I'm so sorry. I didnt mean that about your mother she is a nice woman and I just was mad cuz I didnt get my daily injection of faggy robot cok in my anus today.

posted on 11 Jul 2011, 16:12

17. Whateverman (Posts: 3284; Member since: 17 May 2009)

Maybe I shouldnt have gone there with you mom, sorry about that but right now your riding my d**k. You a nob-slobber who needs to show some restraint. You attacked me first bit*h, so if you don't like it, eat a di*k. Be a man, get a screen name, and have an opinion. But don't f*ck with me, I've done nothing to you.

posted on 09 Jul 2011, 07:03 2

5. testman22 (Posts: 339; Member since: 03 Nov 2009)

This is the same crap from blackberry. They havent even releases anything new on verizon for over a year. Are they trying to lose customers?

posted on 09 Jul 2011, 07:53 2

6. DontHateOnS60 (Posts: 872; Member since: 20 Apr 2009)

So who the hell is getting it and WHEN is it showing up? RIM is in dire need of a new phone to sell to the public and every day that goes by is another loss of market share for RIM because they can't get anything to the market fast enough or on enough carriers.

posted on 09 Jul 2011, 09:48 4

7. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)

At the rate RIM is heading down, if this 'new-and-improved' Bold doesn't ship soon, the Short sellers will be out in droves. RIM doesn't have until September; the moment Apple and the high end Android handsets (Moto Bionic, Sammy GSII, etc.) start shipping, the oxygen gets taken out of the room for RIM.

posted on 09 Jul 2011, 10:31 2

8. tichtech (Posts: 13; Member since: 09 Jul 2011)

IF the phone is released soon, it may help RIM stay afloat. But without the support of other devices, RIM will slowly sink.

There are still a good amount of people who are hardcore BB fans and need the security and functions of a BB, but RIM has to get their head out of their ass and listen to what the majority of the market wants. Not their niche market, but the entire consumer market. Now are the days of touch screen, extremely user-friendly phones. And when you have that packed with corporate sync, RIM is bound to collapse. I still have hope for a day I can return to an awesome Blackberry device, but I would not hesitate at all to jump on other devices without looking back.

posted on 09 Jul 2011, 11:04 1

9. rican (Posts: 132; Member since: 02 Jul 2011)

i dont understand yes its a beautiful phone but it looks exactly like the bold at sprint, nothin new about it but the touchscreen, couldnt they at least make it 3.0, and before anybody comes at me with the processor is bigger im just talking about looks wise.

posted on 09 Jul 2011, 21:54 1

10. salterct (Posts: 1; Member since: 30 Aug 2009)

And the iPhone 4 is different from the iPhone 3GS how? And the Droid X2 is different from the Droid X how? Internal specs mainly. Same here. I hope it's enough to pull RIM out of this hole they're in.

posted on 10 Jul 2011, 00:43

11. snowgator (Posts: 3604; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)

Release, or stop talking about it. Same with the Volt (Torch 2), the Touch (Non-click), the other touch (Has the click), and whatever else RIM has had in development since wooden ships and stone toilets.

posted on 11 Jul 2011, 12:58

15. whateverrman (unregistered)

I hate Android now, it pisses me off, they are fragmented garbage and so am I.

posted on 11 Jul 2011, 16:56

19. Whateverman (Posts: 3284; Member since: 17 May 2009)

Clearly I have a stalker. Dude, I like women! Go find a nice boy your own age.

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