Research In Motion (RIM) announced the sleek and powerful BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone which is also known as the Blackberry Bold 2. The new BlackBerry Bold 9700 offers an extensive array of high-end communications and a compact refined design that will appeal to both men and women and for both professional and personal use.
It has a 2.44-inch light-sensing display with 480×360 resolution, there is a 3.2 Megapixel camera with auto focus, flash and video recording (was really expecting more), built-in GPS for geotagging which is all backed by a 624MHz processor and 256MB flash memory. It will be available in early November. You can see the full specs and key details after the break.
Key features of the BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone include:
* Sleek design measuring 4.29? x 2.36? x 0.56? (109 mm x 60 mm x 14.1 mm) and weighing only 4.3 oz (122 grams)
* Sharp and dazzling 2.44” light-sensing display (480 x 360 resolution at 245 ppi)
* Highly tactile full-QWERTY keyboard – with finely sculpted keys and chrome frets – for fast, accurate typing
* Innovative touch-sensitive trackpad that allows intuitive and responsive navigation
* Built-in Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g) with support for Wi-Fi calling via UMA where available
* 3.2 MP camera with variable zoom, autofocus, flash and video recording
* Built-in GPS for maps and other location-based applications, as well as photo geotagging
* Media player for videos, pictures and music (music play now extended up to 38 hours), plus support for BlackBerry® Desktop Manager for both PCs and Macs, and BlackBerry® Media Sync for easily syncing iTunes® and Windows Media® Player music with the smartphone**
* 3.5 mm stereo headset jack, dedicated volume controls, Lock and Mute keys seamlessly integrated across the top of the handset
* microSD/SDHD memory card slot that supports up to 16 GB cards today and is expected to support 32 GB cards when available; a 2GB card is included
* 256 MB of Flash memory
* Access to BlackBerry App World™, featuring a broad and growing catalog of mobile applications developed specifically for BlackBerry smartphones. Categories include games, entertainment, IM and social networking, news, weather, productivity and more.
* Premium and easy-to-access phone features, background noise suppression technology and high quality speakerphone
* Bluetooth® (2.1) with support for Secure Simple Pairing, hands-free headsets, stereo headsets, car kits and other Bluetooth peripherals
* Support for BlackBerry® Internet Service and BlackBerry® Enterprise Server
* Available in two versions to support various carrier 3G network frequency combinations:
o UMTS/HSDPA 2100/1900/850/800 MHz and quad-band EDGE/GPRS/GSM
o UMTS/HSDPA 2100/1700/900 MHz and quad-band EDGE/GPRS/GSM