BlackBerry Bold 9700 vs BlackBerry Bold 9900

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Display

Size:

2.4 inches
2.8 inches

Resolution:

360 x 480 pixels, 246 PPI
480 x 640 pixels, 286 PPI

Technology:

TFT
TFT

Screen-to-body:

28.23 %
31.95 %

Colors:

65 536
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

Processor:

Single core, 1200 MHz, QC 8655

RAM:

0.75GB

ROM:

256 MB

Internal storage:

8GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC
microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

BlackBerry (5.0.x)
BlackBerry (7.1, 7)

Battery

Capacity:

1500 mAh
1230 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

3.2 MP (Autofocus)
5 MP

Video recording:

Yes
1280x720 (HD)

Design

Dimensions:

4.29 x 2.36 x 0.56 inches (109 x 60 x 14.1 mm)
4.53 x 2.60 x 0.41 inches (115 x 66 x 10.5 mm)

Weight:

4.30 oz (122.0 g)
4.59 oz (130.0 g)

Features:

Full keyboard, Notification light
Full keyboard, Optical Mouse (Touchpad), Notification light

Keys:

Left: Other; Right: Volume control, Camera shutter
Right: Volume control, Camera shutter

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

UMTS, HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s
HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR
2.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g
802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Aug 30, 2011

FCC ID value:

L6ARDE70UW link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.19 W/kg

Body:

1.03 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 700

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 21, 2009
May 02, 2011
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