BlackBerry Bold 9000

Announced:
May 12, 2008
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Aug 5, 2008

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
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Display

Display size:

2.6 inches

Resolution:

480 x 320 pixels

Pixel density:

222 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

26.73 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

2 megapixels

Video recording:

Yes

Design

Dimensions:

4.49 x 2.60 x 0.59 inches (114 x 66 x 15 mm)

Weight:

4.80 oz (136 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Features:

Full keyboard

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

624 MHz

ROM:

128 MB

Internal storage:

1 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC

OS:

BlackBerry (5.0.x, 4.6.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g

USB:

miniUSB, USB 2.0

Location:

GPS

Other:

Computer sync

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

UMTS, HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s

Battery

Capacity:

1500 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

5.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time:

13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (32 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 09, 2008

FCC ID value:

L6ARBT70UW link

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Thick body (0.59 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • No front-facing camera

Description

The successor of the 8800, the 9000 evolves the design, but is a real revolution software-wise. It runs on similar, yet much different software with animations. It features GPS, Wi-Fi, 2MP camera, 1GB internal memory and microSD slot for memory.

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