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Created: 02/11/12

nice phone

Yes, I would recommend this product to a friend.
Review for: BlackBerry Bold 9900 - 8 GB - Black (Unlocked) Smartphone

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Brand: BlackBerry
Colour: Black Family Line: BlackBerry Bold
Style: Bar Model: BlackBerry Bold 9900
Operating System: BlackBerry 7 OS MPN: BlackBerryBold9900
Camera: 5 Megapixel SIM Lock: Unlocked
Features: Camera, Colour Screen, Email, FM Radio, Internet Browsing, MMS (Multimedia Messaging), MP3 Player, Touch Screen Storage Capacity: 8 GB
EAN: 5050553112618
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Featuring classic full QWERTY keyboard and a capacitive touchscreen display, the BlackBerry Bold 9900 mobile brings you the convenience of type and power touch. Get your operations done faster with the equipped 1.2 GHz processor of this BlackBerry unlocked phone. The 8 GB onboard memory of this touch-and-type BlackBerry smartphone lets you save images, videos and songs. Pinpoint your location or find your routes with the Built-in GPS / aGPS of this BlackBerry unlocked phone. Exchange data to-and-fro with the support for Bluetooth 2.1+EDR connectivity of this BlackBerry smartphone. Explore the world of impressive applications with the installed BlackBerry 7 OS of the BlackBerry Bold 9900 mobile. Capture stunning pictures with the built-in 5.0 MP camera of the BlackBerry Bold 9900 mobile.

Product Identifiers
Brand BlackBerry
Family Line BlackBerry Bold
Model 9900
SIM Lock Unlocked
MPN BlackBerryBold9900
EAN 0843163074712, 0846084085829, 5038262026525, 5050553112618, 843163074736, 8431630747362
Type Smartphone

Key Features
Storage Capacity 8 GB
Colour Black
Network Technology EDGE, GSM, GSM/GPRS/EDGE/UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
Band GSM 850/900/1800/1900 UMTS/HSPA 800/850/1900/2100
Style Bar
Operating System BlackBerry 7 OS
Camera 5 Megapixel

Memory
Supported Flash Memory Cards Built-In Memory, Micro SD, Micro SDHC

Battery
Battery Type Lithium Ion
Battery Capacity 1230 mAh
Battery Talk Time Up to 378 min
Battery Standby Time Up to 307 hr

Display
Display Technology TFT LCD
Diagonal Screen Size 2.8 in.

Other Features
Touch Screen Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Digital Camera Yes
GPS Yes
QWERTY Physical Keyboard Yes
Email Access Yes
Internet Browser Yes
Speakerphone Yes

Dimensions
Height 115 mm
Depth 10.5 mm
Width 66 mm
Weight 130 gr

4 of 4 people found this review helpful. Was this review helpful? Yes | No

Created: 02/10/11

Sexy,light, robust and a great merge of the bold and torch

Yes, I would recommend this product to a friend.

I had the curve, then the torch - this is a brilliant merge of the too, but one better as its a torch so much easier to type etc...more sturdier in the palm of your hand.
The touch screen is great when combined with access to the full qwerty keyboard, instead of being tucked underneath as per the torch. The Torch became top heavy if you tried to write on the keyboard due to slid up face plate.
The downside to this phone, is battery is very bad..worse i have ever encountered. Due to playing with feature etc, i cannot get through the day without it needing a charge mid afternoon. I am waiting for my additional battery and due docking station so i can charge phone and replacement battery.
The other downside is the cost. But this applies to all these phones when they first come out.
At the momeny a frustrating realisation was that Ebay app is not available on this handset yet...but hope they get to sorting this out asap!
The design is great, its lighter than the other two i have had yet sturdy and secure in the hand. If like me you can type quick - this can enable you to type at speed. The keyboard is well spaced and designed. I love the stainless rim edging..makes it feel likes its more robust and wont end up with unsightly marks during its life use.
Very happy..even with the batter problem. Will just keep to charge the phone and spare battery every night and take the spare with me. Though i really have been dowloading and playing with the apps at the beginning as you do so perhaps with normal use i wont require the spare battery.

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Created: 03/11/12

Nice phone.

Yes, I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Product Information
Featuring classic full QWERTY keyboard and a capacitive touchscreen display, the BlackBerry Bold 9900 mobile brings you the convenience of type and power touch. Get your operations done faster with the equipped 1.2 GHz processor of this BlackBerry unlocked phone. The 8 GB onboard memory of this touch-and-type BlackBerry smartphone lets you save images, videos and songs. Pinpoint your location or find your routes with the Built-in GPS / aGPS of this BlackBerry unlocked phone. Exchange data to-and-fro with the support for Bluetooth 2.1+EDR connectivity of this BlackBerry smartphone. Explore the world of impressive applications with the installed BlackBerry 7 OS of the BlackBerry Bold 9900 mobile. Capture stunning pictures with the built-in 5.0 MP camera of the BlackBerry Bold 9900 mobile.

Product Identifiers
Brand BlackBerry
Model Bold 9900
SIM Lock O2
MPN C3BLACKBERRYBOLD9900O2BLACK
EAN 5038262027270
Type Smartphone

Key Features
Storage Capacity 8 GB
Colour Black
Network Technology GSM/UMTS/HSPA
Band GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (Quaband) HSDPA 900/1700/2100
Operating System BlackBerry 7 OS
Camera 5 Megapixel

Memory
Supported Flash Memory Cards Micro SD

Battery
Battery Capacity 1230 mAh

Display
Display Technology TFT

Other Features
Bluetooth Yes
Digital Camera Yes

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Created: 03/02/12

GReat phone

Yes, I would recommend this product to a friend.
Review for: BlackBerry Bold 9900 - 8 GB - Black (Unlocked) Smartphone

Having received the new Blackberry Bold 9900 today I am happy to report that most of the major flaws of the previous Bold family have been fixed. The web browser is snappy and responsive, the touchscreen is easy to use, fluid and a delight (no doubt because of the Snapdragon CPU). The phone is very thin for a Blackberry and the fact that it's got a touchscreen as well is particularly impressive given the brick-like feel of the Torch. The camera is a huge step forward from the camera in my old 9700, however, it still has a way to go to match up to the superior iPhone 4 camera (and most likely the iPhone 5 that is forthcoming). The major strength, as always with Blackberry, is the keyboard which is a return to form. The keyboard is the same size and feel that we had in the old Bold 9000 and it's fantastic!

For Blackberry users, the Bold 9900 is amazing and represents a great deal of engineering and research by RIM to produce a phone that is functional, stylish and a joy to use. For users of iPhone and Android however, RIM has yet to make a phone which is as comprehensive or as forward thinking as iOS and Android are. RIM has a ready made consumer pool for its phones; we all love Blackberrys and I personally wouldn't move to another manufacturer. However, RIM fails to develop phones that will make users want to switch from Android or iOS and that's where the money is. It is my feeling that although the Bold 9900 is a huge step forward, anyone switching from iOS or Android will most likely miss some of the features they've come to know and love in their previous platform.

I highly recommend this phone to anyone with an older Blackberry - get it and you won't look back. For iOS and Android users I'd recommend borrowing a friend's phone to test drive it first because you'll either love Blackberry or think it's antiquated and a touch passé.

8 of 9 people found this review helpful. Was this review helpful? Yes | No

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Created: 22/03/12

If you want something sure, go for something you've tried before

Yes, I would recommend this product to a friend.
Review for: BlackBerry Bold 9900 - 8 GB - Black (Unlocked) Smartphone

Dear all,

Here is my story, nowadays everyone want to buy an Iphone, why ? Is it the best ? Everyone has his opinion. I wanted to try something different than the average. I went so for a blackberry

I've been using this phone for now 1 month. It is a well designed Blackberry with nice chrome finitions that give a luxury look to the phone. Ergonomics of the keyboard is amazing and you should never miss a key. However it is quite loud when you write.

The touch screen is also nice and almost perfect reaction to your fingers. However as blackberry user you'll be more likely to use the mousepad in the middle.

The most negative point is, as far as I am concerned, the low battery capacity, or the high consumption of energy of the phone ! Indeed, even if you cut every single applications the phone lost its battery (10% in 1h30 after fully charged) It is really its weakness and I am quite disapointed about this.

On the other hand you have the higher product in Blackberry Range (after the P 9981 of course) so once you'll find how to use it properly you should be satisfied !

Hope my experience will help.

5 of 7 people found this review helpful. Was this review helpful? Yes | No

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Created: 13/03/12

Fantastic phone that does everything you need...

Yes, I would recommend this product to a friend.
Review for: BlackBerry Bold 9900 - 8 GB - Black (Unlocked) Smartphone

A great new addition to the Blackberry family. The new touch screen is ideal for those little tasks that are just easier with touch rather than type... The screen does however affect battery life even just being a moderate user.
The size is my only dislike, it is just slightly too big to fit in every day spaces easily (cup holders, tight jean pockets etc.) However saying this the keyboard is a fantastic size if you have bigger fingers.
BBM is still as usefull as ever as well as some of the smart phone to smart phone messaging systems out there now.
The camera is now of a sensible quality unlike previous modles.
The phone overall also seems a lot quicker.

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Created: 02/05/13

If you liked the Blackberry Torch ul love this.

Yes, I would recommend this product to a friend.
Review for: BlackBerry Bold 9900 - 8 GB - Black (Unlocked) Smartphone

Easy to use sturdy phone. Keypad is better than most bb phones as it is not flat to the phone.

Battery life is about 2.5 to 3hrs when in full use ie: im using fb, twitter, ebay, internet all at the same time & roughly 5hrs just text & talk.

The phone is lightweight & easy to handle. I found it easy to customise & so far have had none of the freezing problems rim are known for.

Im finding it a great phone for quickly connecting to wifi, it also manages to pick up a weak signal in comparison to other phones I have owned meaning no roaming charges whilst in the house.

If you liked the functionality of blackberrys torch then ul like this to.

It also has a decent camera.

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Created: 03/09/11

Amazing phone. Worth every penny.

Yes, I would recommend this product to a friend.
Review for: BlackBerry Bold 9900 - 8 GB - Black (Unlocked) Smartphone

I bought this product due to the fact I am a huge fan of the Bold Series and feel that they have definitely made a big improvement with this phone. It is much faster than the previous model and the touch screen works amazingly. I've even noticed, in places where I would get no signal with the previous bold, I get 3G with this phone, on the same sim card. This phone really combines the best of both worlds, the Torch and the previous Bold, putting a touch screen and QWERTY keyboard together.

5 of 6 people found this review helpful. Was this review helpful? Yes | No

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Created: 26/06/13

The Bold’s simply a lovely.....

Yes, I would recommend this product to a friend.
Review for: BlackBerry Bold 9900 - 8 GB - Black (Unlocked) Smartphone

BlackBerry Bold 9900 is a beautiful piece of engineering: it feels solid, expensive even, with its metal rim round the edge and its carbon fibre-esque backing panel. The keyboard is as good as a physical keyboard can get. The camera, the speakers, everything impresses and feels right. Turn it on and the vivid, bright screen looks as good as any on the market, iPhone included, and the touchscreen is responsive.

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Created: 09/09/11

Best BlackBerry ever

Yes, I would recommend this product to a friend.
Review for: BlackBerry Bold 9900 - 8 GB - Black (Unlocked) Smartphone

Best phone i have ever had. The combination of a touchscreen and a keyboard is unbeatable for me and makes texting/emailing/surfing the web very easy. It's super thin so really looks great and feels much more solid than the BlackBerrys of the past. It's also much faster/snappier than previous phones and can finally handle half-decent graphics if you're into games etc. Hopefully more apps will be developed now that the phone and OS can handle it.

Battery life at the beginning was awful, but with any Li-ion battery you just charge it as often as you can and this way capacity seems to increase; i can now have the phone last almost 2 days, compared to just 8 hours when i first bought it.

Buy it.....it rocks!

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