Conclusion: The BlackBerry Bold 9650 is Verizon's best BlackBerry, but unless you need its enterprise management features, it falls behind the BlackBerry Torch and best-in-class Android and iOS devices.
Pros: Good voice quality. Solid battery life. Good camera. True world phone. Sublime QWERTY keyboard.
Cons: Third-party app selection is slim. Could use a bigger screen. OS feels stale.
Conclusion: If you're a BlackBerry person, the Bold 9650 is tops in the carton. It's got a very good keyboard (though small, especially compared to the relative behemoth Bold 9000 ), good looks, good build quality and rock solid stability.
Pros: Great voice quality, speedy. Optical trackpad is wonderful.
Cons: Small screen, middling reception, not much sex appeal.
Summary: Even with BlackBerry OS 6 on the horizon, the BlackBerry Bold 9650 from Sprint is still a very good smart phone. Yes, it's lacking the better browser, 720p video recording, and 4G data of the identically priced HTC Evo 4G, but it's a great business tool for road warriors who prefer a physical...