RIM recently launched the BlackBerry Bold 9790 along with the BlackBerry Curve 9380. The Bold 9790 comes with the traditional BlackBerry styled QWERTY keyboard with touch screen display and a powerful 1 GHz processor. This handset too comes with NFC support.

If you compare the BlackBerry Bold 9790 with the BlackBerry curve 9380 you will find the Bold 9790 is more powerful and the only advantage the 9380 has is the full touchscreen display. A die hard BlackBerry fan would most probably opt for the one with the QWERTY keyboard with touch screen display.

Let’s have a quick look at the BlackBerry Bold 9790 features

  • This BB handset is powered by a Marvel Tavor MG1 1 GHz processor.
  • 9790 comes with 8 GB internal memory, 768 MB RAM and microSD support (32 GB).
  • The BB 9790 runs on the BlackBerry 7 OS and sports full QWERTY keyboard.
  • The TFT capacitive touch screen display is 2.45 inches supporting 480 by 360 pixels (246 dpi).
  • Handset weighs 107 grams with dimension 110 x 60 x 11.4 mm.
  • Near Field Communication is supported.
  • The Media player supports many commonly used video and audio formats.
  • This BlackBerry Phone houses a 5 megapixel camera with LED flash. Videos can be recorded and some of camera features are scene modes, geo tagging, image stabilization, 2x digital zoom and face detection.
  •  Other features are 3G (HSUPA: 5.76 Mbps, HSDPA: 7.2 Mbps), GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n UMA support), Optical Trackpad, Backlit QWERTY, GPS with BB Maps, Social networking apps pre-installed and Bluetooth 2.1.
  • The JM-1 li-ion battery gives a standby time of up to 18 days on 2G and 17 days on 3G network. The talktime is around 5.2 to 5.3 hours depending on 2G / 3G network usage. Continuous video playback is around 6.3 hours and you can listen to music for almost 33 hours no-stop.
BlackBerry Bold 9790 features and price in India
BlackBerry Bold 9790 features and price in India

BlackBerry Bold 9790 price in India

Price : Rs. 26,290 | Best Price : Rs. 26,000

The touch and type functionality really makes the bold 9790 more exciting and all these and more feature are packed into a compact and light weight form factor, needless to say it fits perfectly in your pocket. The OS 7 and a powerful processor with a 5 MP camera is the main highlight. Those who are looking to buy a new BB phone, their search will end on BlackBerry Bold 9790.

By Rajeev Rana

Founder and Chief Editor - gogi.in