BlackBerry 9790 Bold

  • BlackBerry 9790 Bold
70
Based on 37 scores, 57 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    3
  • Good:
    8
  • Average:
    17
  • Bad:
    9

Pros:

  • Excellent size and great battery life.
  • Great design, Sturdy build, Smooth UI, Decent camera, NFCready.
  • Great incall audio quality, Premium feel, Nice physical keyboard

Cons:

  • Screen too small for touch, no HD video recording
  • Expensive, Lacks scratchresistant screen, Mediocre sound quality, Emails restricted to BB Internet Service

Expert reviews and ratings

By Tbreak.com on 80

Overall, the BlackBerry Bold 9790 is a great secondary phone. If you want to carry just one device and if that has to be a BlackBerry then I would recommend the Bold 9900 which continues to be the best phone RIM has ever made. However, if you’re...

By T3 Magazine on 40

The BlackBerry Bold 9790 is the slim solution for BlackBerry fans jealous of the touchscreen skills of iPhone and Android phones. While it might impress in the annual board meeting, can the premium BlackBerry compete with iPhone 4S and slick, top-tier...

By evogadget.com on

The BlackBerry 9790 features all the connectivity, multimedia and communication support that you need and offers all this in a slim and attractive design. You only have to wait a few more weeks for it to launch is Europe too and then you can see for...

By TechSmart.co.za on

Research In Motion looks to boost the sales figures of its BlackBerry smartphones by expanding the number of devices available within its ranges, including the classy Bold line-up. The new Bold 9790 comes in at a slightly lower price-point, but does...

By PCQuest on

Excellent design with touch-n-type experience is the USP of this phone, which could have been made grander with a bigger display.Page(s) 1 I am interested in more information about this productI am interested in buying this...

By TechTree on 70

The 1230 mAh battery's performance is good. With normal use, it can easily last an entire day. Under heavy, it can go up to 8 hours. The 9790 features BB's sturdy build and iconic keypad. Its touch-and-type UI is pleasant to use and a decent...

By Expert Reviews on 60

This smartphone is a little fiddly to set up and not as fun to use - or as good value - as an Android or Apple smartphone...

By itreviews.com on

Review date: 23 February, 2012. Review by: IT Reviews Staff After a short break in their release cycle, Research In Motion has now brought us the BlackBerry Bold 9790 - which was first announced back in November, 2011. This phone was unveiled along...

By DigitalVersus on 100

Who's going to buy the new BlackBerry Bold 9790? Business users are, and so will die-hard BBM fans and anybody who likes a good physical keyboard or not having to charge their phone twice a day. It's nippy, but the latest Bold isn't up to...

By IT PRO on 67

The Bold 9790’s lower price makes it a more tempting proposition than the 9900 for BlackBerry owners looking to upgrade to BlackBerry OS 7, but as with that other device, it otherwise offers little to attract defectors from other platforms....

By ZDNet UK on 70

The BlackBerry Bold 9790 doesn't offer everything that the more expensive Bold 9900 does. It's smaller, which results in screen and keyboard compromises, and some usability issues, and has a slower processor. But it runs BlackBerry 7 OS and...

By CNET UK on 50

The touch-Qwerty hybrid Bold 9790 won't win many new fans but if you're bonkers about BlackBerry you might fancy its svelte lines and speedy menus. For everyone else, your money's better spent on an iPhone or Android handset, where you can...

By Phone Arena on 70

Overall, there is a lot to like about the BlackBerry Bold 9790. It is beautifully designed, has a really nice QWERTY keyboard, and delivers outstanding in-call audio quality. In fact, if you are a BlackBerry enthusiast, you probably needn't look at...

By GSMArena on

The question on everyone's mind must be how the Bold 9790 will coexist with the Bold 9900. And they're not asking nicely either. People are fuming in the comments and most of them seem to see no point in having two so very similar handsets...

By Pocket-lint on 70

A new and improved Bold, but not Bold enough to stand out from the...

By Trusted Reviews on 60

Home » Mobile & GPS » Mobile Phone » BlackBerry Bold 9790 BlackBerry Bold 9790 review The BlackBerry 9790 is another solid, keyboard-equipped smartphone from RIM, with the very welcome addition of a touchscreen. Its keyboard is decent,...

By V3.co.uk on 60

A good device that will satisfy messaging needs of business users on the move. The 9790 packs some high-end specifications, but is let down by the BlackBerry OS and lack of...

By Wired UK on 70

It drops a few specs (screen resolution, processing speed) but also the price of its big brother the Bold 9900, making the Bold 9790 a very attractive midrange BlackBerry.SpecificationsSoftware : BlackBerry 7 Processor : 600MHz Memory slot : Yes...

By TechRadar on 80

If you were to take the BlackBerry Bold 9900 out of the equation and judge the BlackBerry Bold 9790 on its own merits, you could quite confidently say it's a cracking little phone. We're not massively excited by it but, geek-speak aside, just...

By theregister.co.uk on 75

Down the scale from the BlackBerry Bold 9900, the Bold 9790 still offers fine value with a good quality screen, decent camera and excellent Qwerty keyboard. As far as apps go, RIM's BlackBerry handsets still have a lot of catching up to do with the...