Printed from http://www.electronista.com

BlackBerry Bold 9900 hits T-Mobile August 31 at steep $300

updated 12:20 am EDT, Wed August 17, 2011

T-Mobile confirms BlackBerry Bold 9900

T-Mobile chose midnight to price and date its version of the BlackBerry Bold 9900. The BlackBerry 7 hardware reaches shops on August 31. For unknown reasons, the phone will cost much more than at AT&T, Sprint, or Verizon, at $300 on contract, even after a $50 rebate.

Its version should be identical to those at other networks other than the requisite change over to T-Mobile's native bands for 14.4Mbps 3G. Features like Wi-Fi calling aren't expected to be available immediately, and it's not clear if the personal hotspot creation will be an option.

The 9900 is considered RIM's flagship for the year with a mix of a 2.8-inch, 640x480 touchscreen and a distinctive, large, QWERTY keyboard. The 1.2GHz Snapdragon along with 768MB of RAM and BlackBerry 7 are key to a major improvement in speed. Slimming down versus earlier Bolds drops autofocus from the five-megapixel camera but is returned by 720p movie recording. About 8GB of storage is built-in, although only 188MB is available purely for apps.



By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro (Early 2015)

Although the new darling of the Apple MacBook line up is the all-new MacBook, Apple has given its popular 13-inch MacBook Pro with Ret ...

Seagate Wireless

It seems like no matter how much internal storage is included today's mobile devices, we, as users, will always find a way to fill the ...

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 (Android, 10.1-inch)

Lenovo is building a bigger name for itself year after year, including its devices expanding beyond desktop computers. The company's l ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News