BlackBerry Bold 9700 Debuts

RIM’s latest offering in the Blackberry range comes with Wi-Fi, built-in GPS and a 3.2MP camera

Research In Motion’s new BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone features support for 3G HSDPA networks around the world, has a next-generation (624 MHz) processor, 256 MB Flash memory, built-in GPS and Wi-Fi, a 3.2MP camera and a sharp display.
It has the usual touch-sensitive trackpad and fretted keyboard.

Other features include:

  • 2.44-inch light-sensing display (480 x 360 resolution at 245 ppi)
  • Full-QWERTY keyboard – with finely sculpted keys and chrome frets
  • Touch-sensitive trackpad that allows responsive navigation
  • BlackBerry® OS 5.0, offering users email management and calendar enhancements
    Media player for videos, pictures and music, plus support for BlackBerry Desktop Manager for both PCs and Macs, and BlackBerry Media Sync for syncing to iTunes and Windows Media Player music with the smartphone

  • 3.5 mm stereo headset jack, dedicated volume controls
  • microSD/SDHD memory card slot that supports up to 16 GB cards today and is expected to support 32 GB cards when available; a 2GB card is included
  • 256 MB of Flash memory
  • Background noise suppression technology and speakerphone
  • Bluetooth (2.1) with support for Secure Simple Pairing, hands-free headsets, stereo headsets, car kits and other Bluetooth peripherals
  • Support for BlackBerry services including access to up to 10 supported email accounts (including most popular ISP email accounts such as Yahoo!, Windows Live Hotmail, AOL and Gmail); and BlackBerry Enterprise Server support, which features advanced security and IT administration for corporate deployments

  • Removable, rechargeable 1500 mAhr battery that provides approximately six hours of talk time and 17 days of standby time in 3G mode