Summary: The new BlackBerry models – the Bold 9900 and the Torch 9860 – bring a host of new features to the table. The BlackBerry Bold 9900 takes the already popular device to new heights with a sleek remodelled exterior, a updated operating system and a touchscreen.
Summary: Although far from the next-generation BlackBerry some were expecting, the Bold 9900 is a reasonably compelling upgrade for existing users suffering from iPhone or Android envy. However, it’s nowhere near good enough to lure anyone, especially those who've never used a BlackBerry before, away from...
Conclusion: The best BlackBerry Bold ever? Perhaps it is. The core features of BlackBerry are still compelling, the keyboard will let you skip over keys rattling out messages, with a rock of the thumb here and a glancing prod there, in ways that only BlackBerry users understand.
Pros: Keyboard, email, improved browser, great display
Cons: Battery not great, some signs of lag and loss of finger tracking, camera performance behind average, apps selection not as comprehensive as big rivals
Excerpt: Ahead of our full review of the BlackBerry Bold 9900, here are some hands-on photos with comparison shots featuring the Bold 9780. The Bold 9780 runs with BlackBerry OS 6, while the Bold 9900 uses BlackBerry OS 7, with a touchscreen and support for NFC.
Summary: Another BlackBerry out of RIM? We might as well consider them done and finished. Or should we? With a brand new take on BlackBerry hardware and an improved and enhanced operating system in BlackBerry 7, RIM hasn’t been sitting still.
Summary: So, here we are at the end of another review and one I have really enjoyed doing. I have been using the Bold 9900 for three weeks upon finishing the review. If you saw our demo video of the device you would know that we were one of the first sites in the world to have the 9900 out in the wild.
Excerpt: RIM, and its BlackBerry phones, have always been a big hit with the corporate contingent, stringing together countless handsets which appeal to the heavy business user - thanks in part to its excellent QWERTY setup and reliable push email.