Editors Liked

  • Build quality, OS, battery life, audio, camera
  • As with all of RIM’s devices, the emailing credentials are top notch with push email and multiple account setup
  • Excellent Battery Life, Light in weigh
  • The RIM BlackBerry Bold 9780 ships with BlackBerry OS 6. The smartphone offers double the flash memory and a higher-megapixel camera than the Bold 9700. There's also support for Wi-Fi calling
  • Good camera, Great price tag, Quick UI
  • Solid voice quality. Sharp screen. Wi-Fi calling. Syncs locally with PCs
  • Solid construction, UMA WiFi calling, Fantastic battery life, Versatile keyboard

Editors Didn't Like

  • Average battery life, Inaccuracy of the optical trackpad
  • Video recording, blackberry plan required to use full potential
  • While an improvement on previous operating systems, BlackBerry OS 6.0 just didn’t fit as well on a non-touch-screen deviceLook and Feel
  • Not much of an upgrade, OS6 feels more suited for Touchscreen devices
  • Hardware isn't much different from the Bold 9700
  • Not a radical new Bold if you were expecting one, BlackBerry 6 still has a few kinks to be ironed, User cannot disable Horizontal views
  • Few apps. Poor Exchange support for consumers
  • Unchanged design, Noisy looking photos in low lighting
  • OS 6 could be refined to suit non-touchscreen operation