BlackBerry Bold 9780

Announced October,2010
Bluetooth Yes
Camera Resolution 5 MP, autofocus, LED flash
Dimensions 109" x 60" x 14" mm
FM Radio Yes
Form Factor Bar
Touch Screen No
Weight 122 gms
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From the introduction of 850 in 1999 in Munich Germany to the latest BOLD series, Blackberry has come a long way as a converging company. It is a brand name that symbolizes Security and stability and since the last few years was regarded as phone meant for the aristocratic corporate world only, but with the company venturing to the larger public masses there has been a lot of multimedia fusion and now the phone is for everyone and appeals to all. Let’s see what this bold third series as to offer.


This is the third version of the BOLD series with its siblings 9650, 9700 and 9000 launched in the first quarter of 2011. This new version is powered by Blackberry 6 OS which the most recent development of Blackberry and it sure is worthy of praise. Much hype and much expectation are concerned with this model and it surely satisfies the urge for better interactive interface.

Blackberry Bold Design

Speaking of design Blackberry has always followed its traditional QWERTY design but has always been maintaining the best catchy yet simple appearance. The new Blackberry 9780 fits perfectly well in your hand and weighs only 122gm. The outer dimension is 109 X 60 X 14 mm and has a very refined finesse. The QWERTY keypads are smooth as usual and there are no glitches during the key presses. Overall we can say that the design followed the standard BlackBerry traditions with motion sensor navigation panel on board. The motion sensor is very efficient and smooth edged to work with.

Blackberry 9780 Specifications

Apart from all the standard features such as 256 on board memory and 512 MB RAM, this beauty is powered by latest Blackberry OS 6 and runs on better 624 MHz processor. The external memory can be expanded up to 32 GB which is a necessary requirement these days for maintaining large data files and yes multimedia audio/video is the thing I am talking about. You can store unlimited amount of sms and contacts with this phone.

Bold 9780 Multemedia Capabilities

It support all standard formats such as MP3, AAC, eAAC+, AAC+, WMA and MIDI with crystal clear quality sound. Distortion free music with easy to use interface makes this the best simple experience for users. As anticipated this company has no preference for FM provisions, which might be a bit of concern for free air broadcasting listeners. Java enabled with MIDP 2.0 there is a huge arena for experiencing varied apps and games. The themes are pretty good and simple but if you want to have something different according to your taste, you can download different themes from net to suite your phone.

BOLD 9780 Camera Performance

This blackberry phone is embedded with 5 megapixel camera which captures pretty good images. Undermining the available 8 megapixel competitors this phone will definitely satisfy any normal user. Ok so here is the new thing it also has a flash of capturing in low light situations. The standard resolution is 2592 X 1944 pixel. The capture utility includes auto focus for capturing better pictures. The phone lacks any secondary camera which is a negative feedback for this model.

Now coming towards the video efficiency of this handset, we have a very good supprt for DivX, WMV, XviD and 3gp formats. There is no doubt that every Blackberry user would be delighted to have the better DivX clarity. Overall there are no complains with the multimedia facility provide by this phone from out part. It’s great.

Blackberry Bold 9780 Applications

The first thing to talk about is the marvelous Blackberry messenger. It is so simple and easy to use with AIO feature that makes all different social connections work under one cool App and that a very great experience. Blackberry Maps is also included which solves your navigation problems instantly. PUSH mail is also supported and hence you can have secured email connectivity on your fingertips. The Document editor bundled with this phone also enriches support for variety of documents such as word, PowerPoint, Excel and PDF. The complete feature works perfectly and we found no problems in handling different file formats.

Bold 9780 Release Date

BlackBerry 9780 has been released worldwide on Late November 2010.

Blackberry 9780 Accesories

This model comes with standard accessories such as a headset, charger and an installation disk. I wonder how anyone could include battery as an accessory as this is a part of the phone and should not be counted explicitly. But if you do so there is also a battery included.

Apart from this you will have a user’s manual to easily understand the working and using of this phone. No phone cover is available in the package at this moment but they are planning to do so soon. And the installation disk can be very well used to install apps and transfer music in better format to your phone.

Blackberry Bold  Battery Performance

Ok so here is the best news for the talkative people. This phone is powered by Li-Po 1500mAh battery and the company assures a sure shot talk time of unto 6hrs in both 2G and 3G environment and the standard stand by time has also been upgraded to a mighty 528hrs in 2G and 408h in 3G network connections.

Blackberry Bold 9780 Price

Blackberry BOLD 9780 has been tagged at Rs 24000 ion India and the UK price is marked at ? whereas this baby is available in Europe for approx 420 Euros. The phone was launched in United States for approximately $600. Though the rates can vary but you sure can have a good bargain price if you buy it embedded from your local carrier provider.


Seriously speaking if I were you at this moment, browsing through websites reading reviews with the cash plugged in my wallet, I would surely have bought it by now. It is definitely worth the price and its powered with many great apps and has a fantastic outlook. Not to forget about the powerful new battery and DivX support in Blackberry family. So, if you are here reading this article on whether you should buy this phone or not, I would just say that it will definitely not be wise to skip this phone. Good luck with your choice.

Complete Specifications are provided in our Blog, just go through it if you want to know more.

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