BlackBerry Bold 9780 vs BlackBerry Bold 9900 vs BlackBerry Bold 9790

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Display

Size:

2.4 inches
2.8 inches
2.5 inches

Resolution:

360 x 480 pixels, 246 PPI
480 x 640 pixels, 286 PPI
360 x 480 pixels, 245 PPI

Technology:

TFT
TFT
TFT

Screen-to-body:

28.23 %
31.95 %
28.20 %

Colors:

65 536
16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

Processor:

624 MHz
Single core, 1200 MHz, QC 8655
Single core, 1000 MHz, Marvel Tavor MG1

GPU:

Yes

RAM:

0.5GB
0.75GB
0.75GB

Internal storage:

8GB
8GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

BlackBerry (6.0.x)
BlackBerry (7.1, 7)
BlackBerry (7)

Battery

Capacity:

1230 mAh
1230 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP (Autofocus)
5 MP
5 MP (Autofocus)

Video recording:

Yes
1280x720 (HD)
640x480 (VGA)

Features:

Continuous autofocus

Design

Dimensions:

4.29 x 2.36 x 0.55 inches (109 x 60 x 14 mm)
4.53 x 2.60 x 0.41 inches (115 x 66 x 10.5 mm)
4.33 x 2.36 x 0.45 inches (110 x 60 x 11.4 mm)

Weight:

4.30 oz (122.0 g)
4.59 oz (130.0 g)
3.77 oz (107.0 g)

Features:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black

Cellular

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 6(800), 5(850), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

UMTS, HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s
HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer
Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1
2.1
2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Charging
Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Aug 30, 2011
Nov 09, 2011

FCC ID value:

L6ARDE70UW link
L6AREC70UW link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.19 W/kg
1.35 W/kg

Body:

1.03 W/kg
0.81 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 700

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 27, 2010
May 02, 2011
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