BlackBerry Bold 9930

Announced:
May 2, 2011
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Aug 15, 2011

PhoneArena Rating:

8.0
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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 6.1 oz (173 g)

Features:

Full keyboard, Optical Mouse (Touchpad)

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

Single core, 1200 MHz, QC 8655

RAM:

0.75 GB

Internal storage:

8 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

OS:

BlackBerry (7.1, 7)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

NFC, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 2100 MHz

Data:

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

Battery

Capacity:

1230 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

6.60 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time:

12.8 days (307 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Talk time (3G):

5.90 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

12.8 days (307 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Music playback:

50.00 hours

Video playback:

7.40 hours

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.29 W/kg

Body:

0.78 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 510

This device is also known as BlackBerry Bold Touch, BlackBerry Montana

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

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

BlackBerry Bold 9930 (non-camera)

Differences from the main variant:

Rear:

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

Description

BlackBerry Bold 9930 is a CDMA/GSM hybrid with a 2.8-inch capacitive touch screen and a 1.2 Ghz processor. The 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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