Excerpt: RIM may have already announced its next-generation Bold, but apparently the Canadian firm have another Bold upgrade hiding up its sleeve - BlackBerry Bold 9790 . BlackBerry Bold 9790: Codename That’s according to potential sources, which has managed to get its hands on snaps of the Onyx III or Bellagio, otherwise known as the Bold 9790. It looks an awful lot like the BlackBerry Bold 9780, and it’ll packs a lot of the next-gen smarts that we’ll be seeing in the Bold 9900.
Summary: If you're looking for a BlackBerry 7 Smartphone with a front facing full physical qwerty keyboard, you have three options: the entry level BlackBerry Curve 9350/9360/9370, the flagship Bold 9930/9900, and the Bold 9790, which is positioned as a lower end Bold or simply a Bold alternative to the 9900 for those who prefer a smaller phone. Assuming you can afford it, we pretty much always recommend going Bold over Curve.
Pros: Bold 9790 Hardware Review, BlackBerry 7 OS Impressions, Extended Conclusions, Bold 9790 Pros/Cons, Finally a touchscreen Bold 9700 Series phone!, Affordable, Feels awesome in the hand, Excellent one-handed ease of use, Understated looks - a nice evolution to standard BlackBerry touchscreen design, JM-1 battery delivers solid battery life - better than Bold 9900, It has autofocus!, BlackBerry 7 features are nice - voice search, digital compass, etc.
Cons: Bold 9790 Hardware Review, BlackBerry 7 OS Impressions, Extended Conclusions, Bold 9790 Pros/Cons, Lack of HD video recording makes us mad, The styling is maybe too understated - Bold devices should look Bold!, thinking... thinking... oh yeah, how about the fact no US carrier has announced it yet. What is up with that?!
Excerpt: The BlackBerry Bold 9790 is the latest addition to RIM’s high-end ‘Bold’ range of smartphones. It offers many features of the Bold 9900 , including a touchscreen and full QWERTY keyboard, but in a smaller chassis and at a slightly cheaper price. How does it compare to it’s older sibling? > At first glance, the Bold 9790 seems to have more in common with the Curve range than the Bold 9900.
Pros: Email and messaging features, Compact and lightweight, Excellent battery performance, Sharp screen
Cons: Keyboard is a little small, Expensive when sim free, No HD video mode
Excerpt: The BlackBerry Bold 9790 was first released in Asia (Indonesia to be precise) to send the message that Research in Motion is serious about the region. The device will be officially launched in the Philippines this Tuesday. Check out our full review of the Bold 9790 touch and type after the break.
Summary: It is undoubtedly a decent enough phone. Unfortunately, the Bold 9790 does not seem to have the same aura as the Bold 9780 and the Bold 9900, and that is disappointing, more so if you are spending somewhere around Rs 27000 to buy this. Design cues have been taken from the 9780, while the QWERTY keypad layout seems inspired by the Bold 9900. But it doesnï¿½t really have the ï¿½best of both worldsï¿½ thing going for it.
Pros: Slim and light form factor, Decent display, Comfortable QWERTY keypad
Cons: Lacks that premium feel, Menu and call keys have a clunky feel
Summary: The BlackBerry Bold 9790 runs on BlackBerry OS 7.0 and is powered by Marvel Tavor MG1 1 GHz processor with 768MB RAM. It has a 2.4 5-inch,480 x 360 pixel display. The BlackBerry Bold 9790 also comes with a 5.0-megapixel camera that is able to record videos. It comes with 8GB of built-in storage, and is able to support microSD cards of up to 32GB.
Excerpt: BlackBerry Bold 9790 Review The BlackBerry Bold 9790 (together with the BlackBerry Curve 9380) was recently unveiled and launched in Jakarta, Indonesia. This particular model received mixed reactions from different tech journalists and bloggers since it pretty much has the same specs as the BlackBerry Bold 9900. However after playing around with it for a few days now I can ...
Excerpt: When the Bold 9900 was launched a few months ago, Bold 9000 fanatics, who never quite took to the Bold 97XX series were jumping with joy. The good ol' real Bold form factor was back. But their joy at possessing the only 'real' Bold in the BlackBerry line-up has been rather short-lived with the launch of the Bold 9790, which takes its form factor cues from the narrow QWERTY 97XX series.