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BlackBerry Bold 9900 Touch

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BlackBerry unveiled it's newest smartphone today, the BlackBerry Bold 9900 Touch smartphone, featuring a stunning new design that evolves the iconic BlackBerry aesthetic a step further. The easy-to-use BlackBerry keyboard is kept in tact on the new 9900, while a new "brilliant, high resolution, capacitive touch screen" has been added, all of which running on a "new, performance-driver platform powered by the BlackBerry 7 operating system". This is an amazing new device that combines the best of performance, functionality, and style according to Mike Lazaridis, President and Co-CEO of Research in Motion, the company who introduced the BlackBerry to everyone in 1999. Look for the new BlackBerry 9900 and 9930 to be available at various mobile retailers starting this Summer. Details and additional pictures of the BlackBerry 9900 can be viewed after the jump...





BlackBerry Bold 9900 and 9930 Specifications

- 115 x 66 x 10.5 mm, approximately 130 g
- 2.8" capacitive touch screen display VGA (640x480), 287 dpi resolution
- Ultra-easy QWERTY keyboard, optical trackpad
- 1.2 GHz Processor, 768 MB RAM
- 8 GB on-board memory, plus microSD slot supporting up to 32 GB cards
- NFC technology
- 5.0 MP camera, supports 720p HD video recording
- Orientation Sensor (Accelerometer), Digital Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity Sensor
- Built-in GPS / aGPS
- Dual-Band Wi-Fi® - 802.11 b/g/n at 2.4 GHz and 802.11 a/n at 5 GHz
- Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR support
- Wireless Network support:
o 9900: Tri-Band HSPA+, Quad-Band GSM/EDGE
o 9930: Dual-Band CDMA/EV-DO Rev. A, Dual-Band HSPA+, Quad-Band GSM/EDGE
- 1230 mAh removable, rechargeable battery
- BlackBerry 7 OS

* Features OpenGL 2.0 support for developers.