BlackBerry Bold 9900

Announced:
May 02, 2011
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Aug 11, 2011

PhoneArena Rating:

7.0
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BlackBerry Bold 9900

Announced: May 02, 2011
Market status: Released
Release date: Aug 11, 2011

PhoneArena Rating:

7.0
Read Full Review
  • Display 2.8" 640 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1230 mAh(5.90h 3G talk time)
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

2.8 inches

Resolution:

640 x 480 pixels

Pixel density:

286 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

31.95 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 megapixels

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD)

Design

Dimensions:

4.53 x 2.60 x 0.41 inches (115 x 66 x 10.5 mm)

Weight:

4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Features:

Full keyboard, Optical Mouse (Touchpad)

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

Single core, 1200 MHz, QC 8655

RAM:

0.75 GB

Internal storage:

8 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 32 GB

OS:

BlackBerry (7.1, 7)

Battery

Capacity:

1230 mAh

Talk time:

6.30 hours
the average is 21 h (1278 min)

Stand-by time:

12.8 days (307 hours)
the average is 21 days (499 h)

Talk time (3G):

5.90 hours
the average is 23 h (1382 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

12.8 days (307 hours)
the average is 27 days (659 h)

Music playback:

50.00 hours

Video playback:

7.40 hours

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

2.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Notifications:

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

Hearing aid compatibility:

M3, T3

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice recording

Multimedia

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Aug 30, 2011

FCC ID value:

L6ARDE70UW link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.19 W/kg

Body:

1.03 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 700

This device is also known as BlackBerry Bold Touch, BlackBerry 9900, BlackBerry Dakota, BlackBerry Bold 9900 4G

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

BlackBerry Bold 9900 4G

Differences from the main variant:

UMTS:

900, 1700/2100, 2100 MHz

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 11, 2011

FCC ID value:

L6ARDU70CW link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.29 W/kg

Body:

0.78 W/kg

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Thick body (0.41 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (286 ppi)

Description

BlackBerry Bold 9900 comes with a 2.8-inch capacitive touch screen and a magnificent resolution for its size - 640x480. It is a quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE handset, and also supports a tri-band HSPA. This device also sports a 5MP camera, 768MB of RAM and a 8GB build-in memory. It is set to launch with BlackBerry OS 7 and NFC support.

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