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BlackBerry Bold 9900

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This revamp of the Bold series adds a touch screen, BlackBerry 7 software, and NFC technology, in a thinner body. Other upgrades include a higher-resolution display, faster processor, faster 3G/4G data, and HD video capture. Other features include full text keyboard, advanced email, 5-megapixel camera, GPS navigation, Wi-Fi, 3.5mm headphone jack, and memory card slot.

versions for different carriers/regions support different network bands

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Specs

 
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Modes
WCDMA 850 / 1900 / 2100
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
WCDMA / HSPA 14.4  (3G / 4G)
850  Cellular / band 5 (V)  Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel
1900  PCS / band 2 (II)  Americas
2100  IMT / band 1 (I)  Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania, Brazil, India, Israel

GSM  (2G)
850  Cellular  Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel
900  Europe, Asia, Africa
1800  DCS  Europe, Asia, Africa
1900  PCS  Americas
 
some versions have WCDMA 900 and 1700 instead of 850 and 1900
Weight 4.59 oz   (130 g)
Dimensions 4.53" x 2.6" x 0.41"   (115 x 66 x 10.5 mm)
Battery Talk: 5.9 hours max.   (354 minutes)
Standby: 307 hours max.   (12.8 days)
1230 mAh LiIon, Removable
Display Type: LCD (Color TFT/TFD)
Resolution: 640 x 480 pixels (VGA)
2.8"   diagonal
Colors: 16.7 million (24-bit)
OS / Platform BlackBerry OS
BlackBerry 7 OS
Processor 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8255
Memory 8 GB internal storage, raw hardware
768 MB RAM
SIM card size Traditional / Mini (2FF)
FCC ID L6ARDV70UW » (Approved Jul 19, 2011)
L6ARDE70UW » (Approved Jul 20, 2011)
L6ARDY70UW »

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Features

 
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Fingerprint Reader -
Flashlight -
GPS / Location Type: A-GPS
supports LBS, plus compass
Ruggedized -
Wireless Charging -
Accessibility
Adjustable Text Size Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible Rating: M3, T3 (mostly tele-coil compatible)
Multiple Languages Languages Supported: English, Spanish
TTY/TDD (Digital) Yes
Alerts
External Display -
Polyphonic Ringtones Yes
Ringer Profiles Yes
Vibrate Yes
Connectivity
Bluetooth Supported Profiles: HSP 1.1, HFP 1.5, OPP, PBA, DUN, A2DP 1.2, AVRC 1.3, SAP 1.1, MAP
version 2.1+EDR
Infrared (IR) -
Mobile Hotspot -
NFC Yes
PC Sync Yes
SDIO -
USB micro-USB connector
Wi-Fi Version(s): 802.11 a,b,g,n
Contacts
Multiple Numbers per Name Yes
Picture ID Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Voice Dialing Type: Speaker-independent (automatic)
Customization
Changeable Faceplates -
Custom Graphics Yes
Custom Ringtones Yes
Real-Music Ringers Supported Formats: MP3, MP4, M4A, AAC, OGG, WMA, WAV, 3GP, AMR, FLAC
Data & Network
Data Tethering Yes
External Antenna Jack -
Flight Mode CEA Standard Icon: No
GAIT -
High-Speed Data Technology: HSPA 14.4
UMA -
WAP / Web Browser Browser Software: BlackBerry Browser
supports full HTML
Input
Key Lock Switch -
Predictive Text Entry -
Side Keys volume, mute, shortcut (camera) on right
Text Keyboard, Hardware Layout: QWERTY
backlit
Touch Screen Type: Capacitive
multi-touch
Memory
Hard Drive -
Memory Card Slot Card Type: microSD (TransFlash)
supports up to 32 GB
Messaging
Email Client Protocols Supported: POP3, IMAP, Exchange
push / supports attachments (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF) and secure email
EMS / Picture Messaging -
Instant Messaging Networks Supported: BBM, Google Talk, Windows Live, Yahoo!
MMS Yes
Text Messaging (SMS) View Style: Threaded
Text Messaging Templates -
Music
FM Radio -
FM Transmitter -
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) Yes
Music Player Supported Formats: MP3, MP4, M4A, AAC, OGG, WMA, WAV, 3GP, AMR, FLAC
Stereo Speakers -
Photo & Video
Camera Resolution: 5+ megapixel
fixed-focus / LED flash, image stabilization, scene modes, face detection, geo-tagging
DLNA -
Front-Facing Camera -
Live TV -
Miracast -
PictBridge -
Streaming Video Yes
TV Output -
Video Capture Resolution: 720p HD
Video Sharing -
Productivity
Alarm Yes
Calculator Yes
Calendar Yes
ECML / Digital Wallet -
SyncML -
To-Do List Yes
Voice Memo Yes
Software
BREW -
Games Yes
Java (J2ME) Version: MIDP 2.1
Voice
Call Screening -
HD Voice -
Headset Jack (2.5 mm) -
Push-To-Talk -
Speaker Phone Type: Full-duplex

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