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BlackBerry Bold 9700 / Bold 2

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BlackBerry Bold 9700

The BlackBerry Bold 9700 is a Quad band 3G (HSDPA) compatible/UMTS: 2100/1900/850/800 MHz (Bands 1,2,5/6), 2100/1700/900 MHz (Bands 1,4,8)/ GSM: 1900/1800/900/850 MHz smartphone that features trackpad navigation, hi-resolution screen, Full QWERTY keyboard and 3G technology. The smartphone is also a Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® enabled handset with 256MB flash memory, a 3.2 MP digital camera with video camera, Multimedia player, Wireless email, Organizer and Browser. The Blackberry Bold…

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BlackBerry Bold 9700

The BlackBerry Bold 9700 is a Quad band 3G (HSDPA) compatible/UMTS: 2100/1900/850/800 MHz (Bands 1,2,5/6), 2100/1700/900 MHz (Bands 1,4,8)/ GSM: 1900/1800/900/850 MHz smartphone that features trackpad navigation, hi-resolution screen, Full QWERTY keyboard and 3G technology. The smartphone is also a Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® enabled handset with 256MB flash memory, a 3.2 MP digital camera with video camera, Multimedia player, Wireless email, Organizer and Browser. The Blackberry Bold 9700 also supports SMS and MMS messaging, as well as a MicroSD card reader. It measures 109 mm (4.29 inches) by 60 mm (2.36 inches) by 14.1 mm (0.56 inches) and weighs 122 grams / 4.30 ounces (including battery). The handset is powered by a 1500 mAh removable/rechargeable cryptographic Lithium cell battery that provides users with up to 6 hours (GSM and UMTS) of talk time and up to 21 days/504 hours (GSM)/ 17 days/408 hours (UMTS) of standby time. Music Playback Time on a single charge is up to 38 hours.

Features

The Blackberry Bold 9700 features a High resolution 480x360 pixel color display with transmissitive TFT LCD, and 65,000 colors support. The integrated camera on the phone supports video recording, and is a 3.2 MP Camera with Auto Focus, Image Stabilization, Flash and 2X digital zoom. It can record in Normal Mode (480 x 352 pixel) and MMS Mode (176 x 144 pixel) in DivX 4, DivX 5/6 partially supported, XviD partially supported, H.263, H.264, WMV3, MPEG4, Sorenson Spark & On2 VP6 (Flash support) format. Audio format supported are .3gp, MP3, WMA9 (.wma/.asf), WMA9 Pro / WMA 10, MIDI, AMR-NB, Professional AAC/AAC+/eAAC+. The Blackberry Bold 9700 also features BlackBerry® Maps and integrated GPS with A-GPS, a 35 key backlit QWERTY keyboard, dedicated Keys: Send, End, Menu, Escape, Left/Right Convenience keys (default VAD and Camera), 2 x Volume/Zoom, Sleep, Mute (Play/Pause), Trackpad located on front face of device, ESC Key to the right, Menu to the left and intuitive icons and menus. Other features on the phone include integrated speaker and microphone, hands-free headset capable, Bluetooth headset capable, and integrated Hands-Free Speakerphone. It has up to 256 MB Built-in memory with expandability via microSD card, tone, vibrate, on-screen or LED indicator; user configurable notification options and 32 Polyphonic Ringtones (MIDI, SP-MDI, MP3, WAV). The Blackberry Bold 9700 supports Bluetooth® v2.1 technology for Mono/Stereo Headset, Handsfree function, Serial Port Profile, Audio (A2DP/AVCRP) and SIM Access Profile. The handset also provides users with added security via password protection, screen lock and sleep mode. It allows users to stay connected online via its Wi-Fi® 802.11 b/g connectivity with WPA, WPA2, WMM, WMM Power Save, Wi-Fi Protected Setup, and Cisco CCX certification.

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  • Is Java format really compatible with BB bold9700??

    hey guys,I know that blackberry bold 9700's great,but when I installed java format games,it either can't be launced or the track pad doesn't coordinate as a controller,eve though the aplications're already installed.any advice?,Thanks.

    Answered by nimrarizwan 2010-02-19:

    yes

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