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BlackBerry Bold 9790 (QWERTY, Black)

  • SKU: 226216
  • , EAN: 0802975656318
  • , UPC: 802975656318
  • , Mfr: PRD-44244-008
  • , Brand: BlackBerry
  • This product has been discontinued, the information below is for reference purposes only.

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BlackBerry Bold 9790 Features

Staying true to its proud heritage, the 9790 is powerful, fully-featured smartphone in a classic Bold design, but now in a slimmer, curvier frame that's easy to carry and comfortable to hold. The Bold 9790 boasts BlackBerry's familiar strengths of a great battery, a lovely screen, strong build and a simply superb tactile QWERTY keyboard.

Typing is simply a joy on the new keyboard and a responsive touchscreen makes interacting with your Bold easy and smooth. With the BlackBerry 7 operating system and a powerful 1GHz processor beating inside, the Bold 9790 delivers a smooth, powerful performance whether working with work documents, browsing the web, playing with the latest apps or staying in touch with the essential BlackBerry Messenger.

Features you'll love:

  • A sleeker, slimmer Bold with all of BlackBerry's famous strengths
  • Beautiful, crisp 2.45 inch touch display (at 480 x 360 pixel resolution for a detailed 246ppi density)
  • BlackBerry 7 OS with new browser and, of course BlackBerry Messenger
  • 1GHz processor gives the 9790 plenty of running power
  • 8GB of onboard memory and microSD card to slot to expand the storage by up to 32GB so you'll never run out of room for apps, pics and documents

Manufacturer's description:

The new fully loaded, BlackBerry Bold 9790 smartphone:
Prepare to be stunned by the BlackBerry Bold 9790 smartphone. This high performance hybrid smartphone combines the accuracy of a QWERTY keyboard with the speed and responsiveness of a touchscreen. Elegant lines and a premium finish conceal a powerful processor that delivers a truly outstanding experience.

Enjoy the best of both worlds:
Take control of your smartphone the way you want to. Use the fluid and highly responsive touchscreen for fast and easy web-browsing. And write clear and accurate emails using the iconic BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard – now wider and even easier to use.

Picture perfect:
Treat your eyes to the most striking high-resolution screen yet. See all your videos, websites, pictures or presentations in a completely new light.

Enhanced performance:
Experience everything like never before with a powerful 1GHz processor, razor-sharp graphics and a smoother, faster browser. Share ideas, send updates and organise events quicker than ever before. Find WiFi hotspots wherever they're available and explore the world around you with built-in compass, GPS and Augmented Reality. This smartphone really knows where it's going.

Clever innovation:
Enter a whole new world of ingenious features and apps with BlackBerry 7, our most powerful software yet. Near Field Communication 1 (NFC) lets you connect with other NFC devices or accessories with a simple tap of your smartphone. And if you need to search for something on the web or on your BlackBerry smartphone – just say the word. The universal voice-activated search will let you quickly find what you're looking for without having to type a thing.

  • Shipping Weight: 0.31kg

Technical Details

  • Processor: Marvell Tavor MG1 1 GHz
  • Memory: 768MB RAM, 8GB eMMC expandable up to 32GB via microSD card
  • Software: BlackBerry 7 OS
  • Display: 2.45" touch screen, 480 x 360 pixel resolution at 246ppi
  • Network UMTS: 2100/1900/850/800 MHz (Bands 1,2,5/6), 2100/1700/900 MHz (Bands 1,4,8), GSM: 1900/1800/900/850 MHz, Data: HSDPA (7.2 Mbps) HSUPA (5.76 Mbps)
  • Wi-Fi: 2.4 GHz b/g/n, 5 GHz a/n
  • Camera: 5MP camera, flash, continuous auto focus, face detection, image stabilization, scene modes, 2x digital zoom, VGA video recording (640 x 480)
  • GPS: Assisted, standalone and simultaneous GPS
  • Battery: 1230 mAh
  • Weight: 107 g
  • Size: (L x W x D) 110mm x 60mm x 11.4mm

User Reviews

  • by stan marnie
  • 05 March 2012


i like the 9790 .as it's got great batery life and it's fast to respond .. music is good ..but im not into that but the sound is good an loud ......the camera is ok as well ..and it has auto focus ..iv no complaint ...great phone love it ...

  • by kenny
  • 30 January 2012

blackberry 9790

this phone is that good i bought 2 of them from expansys , battery life i get 3 hours talk time and there is still 20 percent battery life left beat that for a phone in 2012 , i had 9900 bold never liked it , if blackberry had not brought this phone out i would have left blackberry , but now blackberry is now for me still ,the touch screen is good for me i like qwerty buttons plus the choice of touch screen , really good blackberry this 9790 , and expansys your service was great phone came next day like you said big thank you to expansys team i love this phone so solid nice size , great to be able to buy a phone in 2012 thats not the size of a house brick love the size love the look love the feel and most of all love the battery life ,

  • by Luther
  • 29 January 2012

Best Blackberry I've ever had

I've always wanted a blackberry that is in block form with qwerty keyboard touch & found this one to be the best 1,the 9900 is a bit too big. Most amazing BB I've use yet is 9790 way to go RIM

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