RIM BlackBerry 9900 Bold

  • RIM BlackBerry 9900 Bold
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Based on 49 scores, 79 reviews available
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    10
  • Good:
    24
  • Average:
    10
  • Bad:
    5

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.

Expert reviews and ratings

By 5FWD on 60

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...

By InfoWorld on 71

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,...

By ConsumerSearch on -

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 80

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...

By DigitalVersus on 80

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...

By PCWorld India on 79

The Bold series gets a much needed facelift in design and extra power under the hood. The Bold 9900 holds a lot of promise....

By CellPhoneQuick on -

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 63

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...

By Trusted Reviews on 80

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...

By Wired UK on 70

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...

By Expert Reviews on 60

Excellent build quality and an updated software make the 9900 an extremely capable smartphone, but at a high price...

By ThinkDigit on 70

At a price of just above Rs 32000, the Bold 4 doesn’t come cheap. However, this one is the best-looking Blackberry device we have seen in a long time. And also fact that the keypad is just so unbelievably good to use that we were actually sad when...

By CNET Asia on 80

The BlackBerry Bold is perhaps the best offering from RIM so far, which makes it a great smartphone for business types and hardcore fans. However, its feature set is not enough to convince other users to make the leap....

By GSMArena on -

More screen resolution and power than BlackBerry owners know what to do with? Certainly not. It’s more than they’re used to though and that makes the Bold Touch 9900 a very attractive upgrade option. More touchscreen than the typical...

By TechSmart.co.za on -

In contrast to the small step from the BlackBerry Bold 9700 to the BlackBerry Bold 9780, BlackBerry holding company Research In Motion (RIM), has taken a giant leap with its latest Bold smartphone. The BlackBerry Bold 9900 isn’t only the best...

By GadgetSpeak on 85

This is one of five new BlackBerrys recently launched. It looks similar to a lot of current offerings from them but it has a faster processor so your email, Internet and messaging can be moved from one place to another even...

By ITP.net on 100

The Bold 9900 is not only the best BlackBerry device we’ve ever tested but it’s also the best QWERTY-based smartphone on the market today. Highly recommended....

By Good Gear Guide on 80

The BlackBerry Bold 9900’s superb keyboard, fantastic design and great display make it without a doubt the best BlackBerry ever produced. However, it's still very tough to recommend this over iPhone and Android alternatives when you take into...

By Fonehome on 80

This is the only BlackBerry worth considering on features rather than low pricetag. Unless you love buttons though, it’s still not quite enough for Apple and Google to worry about.Specs: Screen: 2.8-inch, 640 x 480 resolutionConnectivity: 3G,...

By ZDNet Australia on 80

The touch-and-type Bold 9900 is the sleekest, zippiest BlackBerry to date, but there are key features missing, which business users would have loved to have had...