• Excellent, ergonomic keyboard
  • Attractive, slimmed-down design


  • Camera is just average
  • Browser can't compete with other top phones

At A Glance

The best BlackBerry available, the Bold 9700 packs a multitude of features into a sophisticated, slimmed-down design.

Manufacturer’s Description

The BlackBerry Bold 9700 is a premium smartphone. With 3G connectivity and WiFi support, the Bold 9700 is a productivity powerhouse that features Microsoft Exchange and personal email as well as a full HTML web browser at lighting fast speeds. Your favorite apps and programs are available at your fingertips, either preloaded or available to download from the BlackBerry App World. To play as hard as you work, meet up with friends using the GPS with BlackBerry Maps integration or watch mobile TV on the 2.4-inch color screen with speakerphone or stereo Bluetooth headphones. Record video clips with the 3.2 megapixel camera/ camcorder to share online easily with Camera Connect. With productivity and entertainment pre-loaded, the BlackBerry Bold 9700 is a smartphone that is the perfect blend of style and technology.

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The Specs

Display size 2.5 inches
Display type Color
Touchscreen No
Resolution 480 x 360 pixels
Internal Memory 256.0 MB
Other storage Micro SD
Vendor Rated Talk Time 6.0 hours
Vendor Rated Standby Time 504.0 hours
Ports and Connections
Headphone Jack 3.5 mm adaptor
Width 4.3 inches
Depth 2.4 inches
Height 2.4 inches
Weight 0.26875 pounds
Image Processor
Megapixels 3.2
Storage Media
SD card Micro SD
GSM 850 1.0
UMTS 1.0
GSM 900 1.0
GSM 1800 1.0
GSM 1900 1.0
Cell Carrier
  • ATT
  • T-Mobile
Supported Audio Formats
  • AAC
  • AAC Plus
  • eAAC Plus
MP3 Yes
Included Software
Operating System BlackBerry OS
Supported Video Formats
wmv Yes