BlackBerry has launched the 9720 model in India for Rs. 15,999. The BlackBerry 9720 runs on the BlackBerry 7 OS (7.1) and is powered by 806 MHz Tavor MG1 processor.

The BlackBerry 9720 weighs 120 grams and is 12mm thick. The touchscreen is 2.8 inches with resolution of 480×360 pixels (HVGA) – Aspect ratio is 4:3. BB 7.1 OS runs the show with 512MB RAM and 512MB storage plus a micro SD card slot with 32GB cards supported.

9720 comes with 5MP camera (rear facing) with flash, auto focus, 4X digital zoom and image stabilization. There is no front camera. For connectivity the handset supports 3G(7.2Mbps), 2G, Wi-Fi (b/g), GPS and Bluetooth 2.1 with EDR.

There are light and proximity sensors. With the 1450 mAh (removable battery) that the BB 9720 houses users can expect a talk-time of up to 7 hours and standby time of over 15 days.

BlackBerry 9720

The 9720 (available in white and black colors) will be priced at Rs. 15,999 and will hit the store within few days.

By Rajeev Rana

Founder and Chief Editor -