BlackBerry Announces The New Bold 9790 Smartphone

BlackBerry recently announced the new BlackBerry Bold 9790 smartphone under the popular BlackBerry Bold series. This handset runs on the new BlackBerry 7 Operating System. The BlackBerry Bold 9790 is the slimmer version of the popular BlackBerry Bold 9900 smartphone. It comes with a 2.45 inch touch screen display, 1 GHz processor, 8 GB internal memory and so on.

“We are very excited to expand the BlackBerry 7 portfolio with the new BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380,said Carlo Chiarello, Senior Vice President, Handheld Product Management at Research In Motion. BlackBerry smartphones offer a uniquely refined mobile communications experience that people love and we think many customers will be thrilled by the faster performance, beautiful touch displays and compact designs available with these new BlackBerry 7 based models.

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BlackBerry Bold 9790 Specifications:

  • 2.45 inch touch screen display
  • 640 x 480 pixel resolution
  • 1 GHz MG1 Marvel Tavor processor
  • BlackBerry 7 Operating System
  • Full QWERTY keyboard
  • Optical trackpad
  • 5 megapixel camera with flash
  • Continuous auto focus
  • Image stabilization
  • Face detection
  • Digital zoom
  • Geo-tagging
  • VGA video recording
  • Integrated GPS with A-GPS ready
  • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
  • 3G Connectivity
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • microSD/SDHC slot
  • 768 MB RAM
  • 8 GB eMMC
  • microSD card slot
  • 32 GB expandable memory
  • 1230 mAh battery

The BlackBerry Bold 9790 smartphone will go on sale in Indonesia first, starting November 25. This handset will come with a price tag of 4,599,000 Indonesian rupiahs (approx. $515). The BlackBerry Bold 9790 will also be available from various carriers around the world, in the coming weeks. Stay tuned for more updates!

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