BlackBerry Bold 9700

Announced October 2009
Bluetooth Yes
Camera Resolution 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Dimensions 109 x 60 x 14 mm
FM Radio No
Form Factor Bar
GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Touch Screen No
Weight 122 gms
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If you are looking something interesting to make your outings full of life, it is the time to get a BlackBerry Bold 9700 to be live with your holiday pack.

The first 3G BlackBerry of T-mobiles’ BlackBerry Bold 9700 is the best and smart one in the BlackBerry house, though it is not the final say in smartphone world. Bold 9700 will make you dynamic by noshing you to
be keeping in connected.

If you are not crazy to go along with fun around you, it may seem just like a business gadget and it is not appreciated in the business features.

The BlackBerry Bold 9700 is nearer to you for free on a 30-pound-per-month in 2-year contract or the SIM-free of around £380 and it offered through T-mobile and AT&T.


Unlikely to the masculine Bold 9000, Bold 9700 is amazingly light, smooth and glossy with multiple features throughout your hesitation to hold it in your hand. Just like a touch sensor, you may feel to have it all right away, if you hold in your hand one time.

The compactable Bold 9700 is having 109 x 60 x 14 mm dimensions comparing to the Nokia E72. The weight of 122 grams BlackBerry 9700, which is 6 grams less than that of Nokia E72, will be making sure of whether it is in the pocket or not though it won’t be a trouble.

Though the QWERTY keyboard is improved, still the larger keys framed within the short space between them. However, it is not messing up you with typing speed; it creates the problem while clicking the keys.


The Bold 9700 is providing the BlackBerry Internet Service to search out all your emails in the BlackBerry at real time. Once you have got the subscription to a BlackBerry specific contract for email server to make it, you will be getting all the mails for you without troubling you.

It looks quite good to get all mails in the super-inbox option which combines all separate inboxes in the ‘Big One’.

The address book is well-incorporated with Facebook. If the Facebook and Google Sync apps are installed in your Bold 9700, it is easy to carry with Gmail account contacts. It is not at all a big deal.

BlackBerry App World seems very helpful for easier apps searching for Black Berry, though it is not well- collected App Store as of Apple’s. Although there is a free apps to choose, the paid-for apps are much


The new version of the Operating System which runs in BlackBerry Bold 9700 fetches few good features like equalizer presets to its music carnival. The music player is to automatically filter the music library by genre, artist and albums. Moreover, it is easy to create the album of own choice.

But, it is a bad luck with bold 9700 that if you minimize and play music in the background, there won’t be any indication on the home screen about the presently playing song.

Audio plays in good quality response along and it have the cut-off bass frequencies. Audio outcome offers outstanding readings with noise levels, dynamic range and stereo crosstalk.

The video player works really brilliant in the Bold 9700. With the broad range of codec, starting with the video will be a great idea to make a fantastic experience together with the landscape screen and first-rate picture quality which we can get from a smartphone. The Bold video player is supporting the DivX and XviD.

The BlackBerry Bold 9700 image gallery is just like its forerunner. It does not have accelerometer to grant auto screen rotation of the snaps. But the standard functionality of it is making both thumbnail and list view of the images.


The three mega pixel autofocus camera and a LED flash is enough to capture your best moments in the frame though it is comparatively not good. The camera interface is only having the limited number of customizable settings to some extent.

The automatic image-geotagging is the best part of the camera and the Bold 9700 camera allows few settings like white balance, color effects and digital image stabilization. If you are much like to go with photography, Of course, you may not find Bold 9700 is as a good choice. The maximum resolution it offers is 480 x 360 pixels and the video will be capturing in the 3GP format.


The BlackBerry Bold 9700 will be offering the secured global roaming with its quad-band GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE support together with the 3G with HSDPA gives high speed connection. It gives the Wi-Fi facility and the
support of Bluetooth with A2DP.

Final Say

The BlackBerry Bold 9700 is one of those kinds of mobile in which you can have a long run with music as it wires 35 hour music. 256 MB flash memory is to make extra stock up of messages, multimedia files, e-mails, apps, documents and a lot more things.

The bright screen or consistent e-mail services are helpful upgrading of the Bold 9700 along with its optical trackpad and 3.2 megapixel camera. It’s more pleasant to have if you are like to be connected to world and to be fast as the technology grows.

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