RIM rolled out its next generation mobile OS for some BlackBerry handsets the BlackBerry OS 6 – quite some time ago. However, many users who own a carrier branded BlackBerry handset have to wait impatiently, until their network operator releases the OS6 update.
Today, TELUS has started rolling out the BlackBerry OS6 for the TELUS branded Curve 9300 or the Bold 9700. Yes, nearly 6 months after it was officially released by RIM. The latest version of the BlackBerry OS will bring with a host of new features including a faster web browser.
The UI of the OS has also been spiced up, including a new revamped home screen, so as to make the OS look modern. The new OS now also features a universal search capability.
BlackBerry OS 6 also comes pre-installed with a YouTube client, new camera modes and a revamped music player for a better multimedia experience. The new OS is also much faster and stable compared to its predecessors.
BlackBerry Curve and Bold handset owners can find the steps to update their handset to OS 6 here.
We have already told you about the Blackberry Bold 9780. This phone from RIM looks similar to the BlackBerry 9700 Bold and is rooted as the most possible successor to the 9700 Bold. Bold 9780 also runs RIM’s latest operating system – BlackBerry OS 6. More hands-on videos and images of the Blackberry Bold 9780 can be found here.
This device is already available in various mobile outlets all across India. Although there has been no official word from Blackberry regarding this, but a few advertisements for the BB Bold 9780 has been spotted in major Indian newspapers. According to Mahesh Telecom the retail price of the device is Rs. 26,900. Below you can see the official advertisement for the Blackberry Bold 9780 in India.
We know we have been keeping you away from awesome themes for your devices. Here’s a Maemo theme for your Blackberry Bold 9700. When Nokia first announced Maemo everyone really liked the UI of Maemo device. I have been personally getting a lot many requests for Maemo themes for various devices. Here’s one for your Blackberry Bold 9700.
You may download this theme from here.
If you have any requests for themes do let us know in comments below, We will do our best to find them for you.
Canadian mobile phone maker Research In Motion (RIM) recently launched its popular smartphone, BlackBerry Bold 9700 in India. This device has an excellent QWERTY keyboard, 3.2 megapixel camera, 3G connectivity, 16GB expandable memory and so on. This unlocked version of BlackBerry can be used with any cellular operator in India.
“Building on the success of the original BlackBerry Bold, we are now pleased to introduce the new BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone to customers in India. The new 3G BlackBerry Bold 9700 offers top-of-the-line features and performance in a sleek and elegant design that will appeal to both business professionals and consumers,said Frenny Bawa, Vice President, India, Research In Motion.
BlackBerry Bold 9700 runs on BlackBerry OS 5.0 and 624 MHz processor. It includes a 3.2 megapixel camera, 2.44 inches display with 480 x 360 pixels resolution, full QWERTY keyboard, GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi, 3G connectivity, 256MB internal storage, 16GB expandable memory and so on.
Other features include touch-sensitive optical trackpad, video recording, 3.5 mm audio jack, Bluetooth 2.1, A-GPS, BlackBerry maps, Document editor, audio and video player, 408 hours stand-by time, 6 hours talk-time and so on.
BlackBerry Bold 9700 is available only in black color. This device comes with a price tag of Rs. 31990 in Indian markets.