Review: BlackBerry Bold 9700
Phone Scoop takes RIM's new Bold 9700 for a spin. Top-notch build quality and a solid software experience make this smartphone a better 'Berry.
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For T-Mobile and AT&T customers, the BlackBerry Bold 9700 is a long overdue - but welcome - addition to both carriers' 3G smartphone line ups. In fact, it's the first 3G BlackBerry for T-Mobile. That, in and of itself, is big news. Research In Motion has tackled the number one concern about the original Bold - its size - and introduced a smaller smartphone that is extremely capable and looks good.
TCL gave its BlackBerry phone a total makeover and hit all the right spots. The phone is easier on the eyes, easier to hold and use, and more powerful than ever thanks to improved specs.
TCL has a new BlackBerry on deck for keyboard lovers. The KEY2 LE is a stripped-down version of the KEY2.
The Key2 LE shares the same basic size, shape, and appearance of the pricier Key2, but downshifts materials and components to make it less costly. If you're a keyboard die-hard, the Key2 LE is an intriguing and affordable option thanks to the solid Android platform and productivity-boosting software from BlackBerry.
Dec 15, 2017
BlackBerry said this week that it will no longer provide monthly system and security updates to its BlackBerry Priv smartphone. The company originally committed to providing updates for a period of two years.
Jan 4, 2017
TCL, the parent corporation of Alcatel, unveiled its new handset strategy moving forward. The company will continue to build its Alcatel-branded smartphones that target the low/value end of the market.
Release date / RIM application mkt questions
Has there been any official word on the release date to this phone for tmobile?
Is the BB application mkt compatible to the iPhone/android mkt?
Why the phone not put in 3G mode?
Web sites loaded pretty quickly via 3G, but not super speedy fast.