Review: BlackBerry Bold 9900
T-Mobile's version of the BlackBerry Bold 9900 has a few significant advantages over the Bold 9930 being sold by Verizon Wireless. Phone Scoop reveals what they are.
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Author's note: Since the Bold 9900 is practically identical to the 9930, many portions of this text have been copied from Phone Scoop's review of the 9930. Rest assured, however, we put the 9900 through all the same tests that we did the 9930.
T-Mobile introduces its first "4G" BlackBerry, the Bold 9900. While the hardware and software is the same as the Verizon-branded 9930, the 9900 has a few notable differences. With its great keyboard, touch screen, and BlackBerry 7 operating system, the seeker of a 4G smartphone has something to be excited about.
AT&T and RIM Announce 4G BlackBerry Lineup
Aug 3, 2011
AT&T and Research In Motion today announced three upcoming 4G handsets that will be added to AT&T's smartphone lineup over the course of the next few months. First is the BlackBerry Torch 9810, an update to last year's 9800.
New BlackBerry Bolds Add Touch, NFC, Run OS 7
May 2, 2011
Research In Motion today announced a new series of Bold handsets, the 9900 and 9930, which marry a traditional BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard with a touch screen. The new Bolds are the first BlackBerries to include near-field communications (NFC) for mobile payments.
RIM Dinged with Bluetooth-Related Patent Suit
Dec 11, 2012
Wi-LAN has filed a lawsuit against Research In Motion alleging that the BlackBerry maker is infringing on a single patent related to Bluetooth technology. Wi-LAN says a number of RIM's smartphones, such as the Bold, Pearl, Storm, and Torch, infringe on the patent.
NXP Sues RIM Over Patents, Wants Triple Damages
Apr 3, 2012
Research In Motion was hit with a lawsuit by NXP, which alleges that RIM's BlackBerry Torch, Curve, and Bold smartphones infringe on six of its patents. NXP wants sales of the devices halted, and compensatory and triple damages.
T-Mobile Pushing BlackBerry 7.1 to Bold 9900 and Torch 9810
Mar 14, 2012
T-Mobile USA has begun delivering BlackBerry OS 7.1 to the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and BlackBerry Torch 9810. The system update adds a significant number of new features, including Wi-Fi calling, mobile hotspot and USB tethering, the Commercial Mobile Alert System, BlackBerry Music, Bing Search, and BlackBerry Device Analyzer.
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Blackberry Bold 9900