BlackBerry Bold 9650

Announced:
Apr 26, 2010
Market status:
Released
Release date:
May 16, 2010

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

2.4 inches

Resolution:

480 x 360 pixels

Pixel density:

250 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

25.69 %

Colors:

65 536

Features:

Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

3.2 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Flash:

LED

Software Features:

Digital image stabilization, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording:

Yes

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

4.41 x 2.44 x 0.55 inches (112 x 62 x 14 mm)

Weight:

4.80 oz (136 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)

Features:

Full keyboard, Optical Mouse (Touchpad)

Hardware & Performance

Internal storage:

0.512 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 32 GB

Slot Type:

microSD, microSDHC

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

BlackBerry (5.0.x)

Battery

Capacity:

1400 mAh

Type:

User replaceable, Li - Ion

Talk time:

5.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)

Stand-by time:

13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 21 days (500 h)

Internet browsing

Browser:

BlackBerry Browser

supports:

HTML, RSS

Cellular

UMTS:

2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

2G Data:

EDGE, EV-DO Rev.A

Global Roaming:

Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

2.1

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Charging connector:

microUSB

Location:

GPS

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Notification light, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Document viewer, Calculator, Notes

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Domino, Blackberry Connect

Instant Messaging:

Yes

JAVA:

Midp 2.1, CLDC 1.1

Adjustable interface text size:

Yes

Games:

Yes

Hearing aid compatibility:

M3

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Music player:

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, AMR, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, WMV

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

May 03, 2010

FCC ID value:

L6ARCS70CW link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.35 W/kg

Body:

0.50 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

Apr 26, 2010

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 150
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This device is also known as BlackBerry Essex, BlackBerry Tour2

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Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Thick body (0.55 inches)
  • No front-facing camera
  • Low pixel density screen (250 ppi)

Description

The BlackBerry Bold 9650 has features such as a 3.2-megapixel camera, GPRS/UMTS, 1xEVDO/3G, quad-band GSM connectivity, 2.4” TFT LCD display with a resolution of 480x360 & support for 65k colors, and Bluetooth.

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