product review

With email, phone, IM and the Internet, it can connect you1. With an integrated organizer, it can help you stay on top of your day. With camera and video recording,2 you can capture and share the moment with just a few clicks.
And that’s just the beginning.
Fast Performance
Do more—do it faster. The BlackBerry Bold smartphone was designed to take advantage of the speeds available on the HSDPA network.1,3 Together, this high speed network and the 624-MHz processor help support your need to multitask and prioritize with access to your voice and data services at the same time.
The fun goes with you. Enjoy premier image and video viewing, build playlists of your favorite songs and organize your media files. You can even use BlackBerry® Media Sync to transfer desktop iTunes® music files to your smartphone. Downtime may be rare, but the BlackBerry Bold smartphone delivers a wealth of entertainment.
Know where you stand. With built-in GPS capabilities, you get turn-by-turn directions, so you can pinpoint where you are right now and where you need to be.1,4
Simple and straightforward. Lower your cellular costs and get service in areas where cellular network coverage may be limited or unavailable, with BlackBerry data services over Wi-Fi® networks.5
File Editing
With WordToGo and SlideshowToGo, you can work on Microsoft® Word and Microsoft® PowerPoint® slides while you’re on the go.1,6 Copy and paste, adjust font formatting and more.7 The stunning LCD display makes working on the go an invaluable option.
Mobile Streaming
The built-in mobile streaming capabilities on the BlackBerry Bold smartphone are designed so that you can watch online videos or listen to streamed music broadcasts.8 Access information and fun without using up the memory on your BlackBerry smartphone.
Brilliant Display
Color and clarity come to life. The screen of the BlackBerry Bold smartphone catches the eye and is designed to deliver color and clarity that exceed expectations. From the moment you turn it on, you’ll be blown away by explicit color and quality.
With the BlackBerry Bold smartphone’s long-lasting, removable battery, you’ve got the power to get things done, whether you’re traveling, working away from the office or just on the go.9
Features Available
Wireless Email
Wireless Internet
Video Recording
Media player
Corporate Data Access
Size and Weight
4.48″/114mm (Length)
2.6″/66mm (Width)
0.59″/15mm (Depth)
4.8 oz/136g (Weight)
Data Input/Navigation
Keyboard backlighting
Voice Input/Output
3.5mm stereo headset capable
Integrated earpiece/ microphone
Built-in Speakerphone
Mono/stereo headset, hands-free and serial port profiles supported (Bluetooth® technology)
Half VGA resolution 480 x 320 pixel color display (Display)
Transmissive TFT LCD
Colour display
Font size (user selectable)
Color display
Light sensing screen
Polyphonic ring tones
MP3 ring tones
Vibrate Mode
LED indicator
Approximate Battery Life
GSM Standby Time: 9 days; UMTS Standby Time: 10.5 days (Standby Time)
GSM Talk Time: 4.3 hours; UMTS Talk Time: 4 hours (Talk Time)
Expandable memory – support for microSD card
Expandable memory – support for microSD™ card (Flash Memory)
RIM® wireless modem
Tethered modem capability
Email Integrations
Works with BlackBerry Enterprise Server for Microsoft Exchange
Works with BlackBerry Enterprise Server for IBM Lotus Domino
Works with BlackBerry Enterprise Server for Novell GroupWise
Integrates with an existing enterprise email account
Integrates with existing personal email account
Integrates with new device account
Accessories Included
USB cable
Wall Charger
Device Security
Password Protection and Keyboard Lock
Support for Triple DES or AES Encryption when Integrated with BlackBerry Enterprise Server
Optional Support for S/MIME
Wireless Network
Wi-Fi: 802.11b/g
2100 MHz UMTS networks
North America: 850 MHz GSM/GPRS networks
North America: 1900MHz GSM/GPRS networks
Europe/Asia Pacific: 1800MHz GSM/GPRS networks
Europe/Asia Pacific: 900MHz GSM/GPRS networks
EDGE networks
HSDPA networks