Blackberry Bold 9900 - Front View

BlackBerry Bold 9900 Smartphone – “Touch Meets Type”

RIM’s first touch and type Bold smartphone “BlackBerry Bold 9900” has been launched in India and RIM has even started airing a few commercials for the phone here in India. The BB Bold 9900 is a revamped version of the existing Bold range of smartphones from RIM, the only difference being it has a capacitive touch screen along with the QWERTY keypad.

Blackberry Bold 9900 - Front View
Blackberry Bold 9900 - Front View

Among other things, the Bold 9900 has a few good enhancements such as the back-lit QWERTY keypad, BlackBerry OS 7, a faster processor, around 760MB of RAM and support for NFC. Touch and Type smartphones have already been available from a long time on the Android Platform.

The Blackberry Bold 9900 is currently available in India at a rather high price of Rs. 32,200/-.

Here are some more pictures of the device:


NameBlackberry Bold 9900
DescriptionBlackberry Bold 9900 is a touch and type phone with a back-lit QWERTY keypad, BlackBerry OS 7, a faster processor, around 760MB of RAM and support for NFC.

Price / Availability

PriceUS $700
Price (INR)RS. 32,200/-
Available InIndia

Screen / Display

Screen Size2.8-inch capacitive touchscreenScreen Resolution640 x 480 pixels
Screen ProfileTFT LCD

Physical Appearance

Dimensions6.6cm x 11.5cm x 1.05cmWeight130 grams
Form FactorBarKeypadTouch & QWERTY
Available ColoursBlack


3GYesWi-Fi (WLAN)Yes
Internet BrowserStandard browser, no support for flashGPS SatelliteYes

Media Capabilities

Music SupportAAC / eAAC+ / MP3 / MP4 / WMA Video SupportMPEG-4 / 3GPP H.263
FM RadioYes3.5mm Audio JackYes


Camera Resolution5 megapixel cameraCamera FlashYes
Video CameraUpto 720p video recordingZoom4x Digital Zoom

Storage Memory

Internal Memory768 MB of RAM, 8GB internal memoryExpandable MemoryMicroSD upto 32GB

Operating System

OS PlatformBlackberry OSVersionBBOS version 7

Battery / Power Consumption

Standby307 hours (2G), 307 hours (3G)Talktimetalk time of up to 6.3 hours in 2G and 5.9 hours in 3G
TypeLi-IonCapacity1230 mAh

Computer Connectivity


Hardware Information

HardwareQC 8655 1.2 GHz Processor, Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Digital Compass


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