RIM BlackBerry 9900 Bold
The BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 (also known as Bold Touch) was introduced in August 2011, it is the first of the Bold line to provide a touchscreen. It marks a return to the form factor of the original 9000 and its popular wide-set physical keyboard. It's promoted as the thinnest Blackberry ever.
Unbelievably easy to get comfortable with.
Gorgeous piece of hardware.
Fastest browser of any smartphone OS.
Excellent integration of touch-screen and QWERTY keyboard.
Phenomenal ease of use.
Really fast in everyday usage.
Battery life is still quite limited.
BlackBerry OS 7 isn't much of a modernization, but rather an update to support touch screens.
App World still puny compared to Android and iOS.
No dual-core processor.
Only 768MB of RAM.
Updating apps still requires a reboot.
By 5FWD on February 13, 2012
The BlackBerry Bold is a fine phone. The best BlackBerry Bold yet. If you need a phone purely for staying in touch through email, text message and instant messaging, the BlackBerry 9900 is ideal, if not flawed in some areas. BlackBerry Bold 9900...60
By InfoWorld on December 23, 2011
Follow @MobileGalen When it debuted in 2008, the BlackBerry Bold quickly achieved iconic status as the must-have executive smartphone, with a QWERTY keyboard that made emails a snap. Not four years later, the Bold is struggling to remain relevant,...71
By ConsumerSearch on November 01, 2011
Experts agree that the BlackBerry Bold 9900 is RIM's best effort to date. They also say that while it may be a hit within the BlackBerry community, it won't convert iPhone and Android fans, especially considering its high price tag. Design-wise,...-
By BrightHub on October 28, 2011
Overall, the new BlackBerry Bold 9900 is a great mobile device which features many useful and tech-savvy features which will appeal to all generations. Unfortunately, features such as its camera functionality have not been updated and as such...80
By DigitalVersus on October 21, 2011
The BlackBerry Bold 9900 is the perfect choice for the busy pro, but less impressive multimedia features mean it's definitely not an all-rounder. If you want a wider range of features from an RIM handset, you should look elsewhere in the BlackBerry...80
By PCWorld India on October 21, 2011
The Bold series gets a much needed facelift in design and extra power under the hood. The Bold 9900 holds a lot of promise....79
By CellPhoneQuick on October 16, 2011
Bottom line, the BlackBerry Bold 9900 is the best BlackBerry to date. We love the design, and the upgraded hardware platform delivers a ton of performance to the end user. It really is the best of BlackBerry as we have known it.PRO:1.2 GHz processor...-
By MobilesRoom on October 14, 2011
Bold Touch 9900 certainly impresses with robust hardware, great screen and a superlative QWERTY keypad. Though the phone suffers from certain drawbacks such as a mediocre camera, lack of FM and 1.2 GHz processor, but overall the phone has a great...63
By Trusted Reviews on September 28, 2011
The BlackBerry Bold 9900 is just about the perfect upgrade for existing BlackBerry users. The keyboard's excellent, the touchscreen's great and the new software adds plenty too. However, when stacked against the Android and iPhone competition it...80
By Wired UK on September 26, 2011
The BlackBerry Bold 9900 is yet another good, solid workhorse of a BlackBerry phone that does most things fairly well, and excels at messaging, which is pretty much what the brand was built on. But as its rivals continue to innovate, RIM seems to be...70