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Blackberry Bold 9700

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Launch

Announced 2009, October. Released 2009, November 2011, November
Status Discontinued Available. Released 2011, December

Network

Technology GSM / HSPA GSM / HSPA
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 / 800
Speed HSPA 3.6/0.384 Mbps HSPA 7.2/5.76 Mbps
GPRS Class 10 Yes
Edge Class 10 Yes

Body

Dimensions 109 x 60 x 14 mm (4.29 x 2.36 x 0.55 in) 110 x 60 x 11.4 mm (4.33 x 2.36 x 0.45 in)
Weight 122 g (4.30 oz) 107 g (3.77 oz)
SIM Mini-SIM Mini-SIM

Display

Type TFT, 65K colors TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 2.44 inches (~28.2% screen-to-body ratio) 2.45 inches (~28.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 480 x 360 pixels (~246 ppi pixel density) 480 x 360 pixels (~245 ppi pixel density)

Platform

OS BlackBerry OS v5.0, upgradable to v6.0 BlackBerry OS 7.0
CPU 624 MHz Marvel Tavor MG1 1.0 GHz

Memory

Card Slot microSD, up to 16 GB (dedicated slot), 2 GB included microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 256 MB, 256 MB RAM 8 GB, 768 MB RAM

Camera

Primary 3.15 MP, autofocus, LED flash, 5 MP, autofocus, LED flash,
Video Yes 480p
Secondary No No

Sound

Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Voice 72dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 73dB Voice 61dB / Noise 60dB / Ring 63dB
3.5mm Jack Yes Yes

Comms

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, UMA Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band
Bluetooth v2.1, A2DP v2.1, A2DP, EDR
GPS Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Radio No No
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0

Features

Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML HTML
Java Yes, MIDP 2.0 No

Battery

Battery Removable Li-Ion 1500 mAh battery Removable Li-Ion 1230 mAh battery (JM-1)
Stand-by Up to 408 h Up to 432 h (2G) / Up to 408 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 6 h Up to 5 h 10 min (2G) / Up to 5 h 20 min (3G)

Misc

Colors Black, White Black, White
SAR US 1.55 W/kg (head)     1.39 W/kg (body)     1.35 W/kg (head)     0.81 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 1.36 W/kg (head)     1.18 W/kg (body)     1.56 W/kg (head)     0.84 W/kg (body)    
Price group 2/10 (About 90 EUR) 3/10 (About 130 EUR)