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BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 / BlackBerry Dakota / BlackBerry Magnum

BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 / BlackBerry Dakota / BlackBerry Magnum
alaScore 83

80 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 80 reviews of BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 / BlackBerry Dakota / BlackBerry Magnum. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and usability. The reliability and portability are also mentioned favorably.

performance, portability, reliability, usability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 / BlackBerry Dakota / BlackBerry Magnum is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 / BlackBerry Dakota / BlackBerry Magnum

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 / BlackBerry Dakota / BlackBerry Magnum from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Opinions about the design and usability are overall positive. The portability and performance also get good comments, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the reliability.

performance, portability, usability, design

64% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 Unlocked GSM Touchscreen + Keyboard Smartphone - BlackBlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 Unlocked GSM Touchscreen + Keyboard Smartphone - Black

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Ross Catanzariti (pcadvisor.co.uk)

BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 review

 

The BlackBerry Bold 9900's superb keyboard, fantastic design and great display make it without a doubt the best BlackBerry ever produced.

The BlackBerry Bold 9900’s superb keyboard, fantastic design and great display make it without a doubt the best BlackBerry ever produced. However, it's still very tough to recommend this over iPhone and Android alternatives when you take into account...

Sep, 2011

Expert review by: James Etherington-Smith (mybroadband.co.za)

BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 review

 

Does the latest BlackBerry Bold touchscreen device have what it takes?

Sep, 2011

Expert review by: (3g.co.uk)

BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 Review by 3G.co.uk

 

It may look like its predecessors, but the Bold Touch 9900 is a very

Speediest browser we've seen on a smartphone; universal inbox; amazingly easy to use; QWERTY keyboard and touch display work really well together

Mediocre snapper; App World cannot compare with Apple and Android offerings

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: Khidr Suleman (theinquirer.net)

Blackberry Bold Touch 9900 review

 

RIM looks to tempt the masses with the touchscreen Bold

Disappointingly, RIM has gone with a 1,230mAh battery, compared with the 1,500mAh found in the 9700. This means that battery life is not going to be as long as before, especially with the additional improvements eating more power.

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: Khidr Suleman (theinquirer.net)

Blackberry Bold Touch 9900 video demo

 

RIM's thinnest device to date

Bold 9900 will take over as RIM's flagship device when it launches at the end of August.

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: Richard Goodwin (knowyourmobile.com)

BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 review round up

 

RIM hasn't really made any real waves in the last couple of years with its smartphones. They've been steady, consistent and fairly middle of the road. The PlayBook changed this somewhat, but RIM's latest flagship device, the BlackBerry Bold Touch, is...

Expert review by: Tony Crammond (knowyourmobile.com)

BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900: Everything you need to know

 

Research in Motion put speculators out of their collective misery today, as it officially launched the new BlackBerry Bold 9900 at BlackBerry World in Orlando.

Expert review by: Simon Bisson (knowyourmobile.com)

BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 review: First look

 

RIM always introduces new hardware at its annual conference, and 2011's BlackBerry World is no exception, with the arrival of a new flagship : the Bold 9900. The thinnest and fastest BlackBerry to date, the new Bold also sports RIM's new smartphone...

Expert review by: Laique Khan (techmagnifier.com)

BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 Review, Price in India, Features

 

BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 is a smartphone with a classy and elegant design. This phone features a decent camera and delivers excellent performance.

• The preinstalled MP4/WMV/H.263/H.264 and MP3/eAAC+/WMA players will never make the users feel bore ; • Keeps the user socially connected with Orkut, Facebook, Twitter ; • Latest BBM-connected applications ; • Enhanced email and data security ;...

• No Radio/FM ; • BlackBerry Internet Service account is needed to enjoy all phone features ; • Fixed focus camera of outdated and unintuitive interface ; • No video-call camera ; • Non-hot-swappable memory card ; • No haptic feedback ; • No flash...

BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 Review shows that this mobile phone is much more advanced and massively demanded than the preceding 9700/9930 Bold series. The perfect combination of QWERTY and touchscreen has given Bold Touch 9900 an edge over other...

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: arshadch (mouthshut.com)

BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900

 

I bought this phone from Flipkart & used this phone for 6 months & here is what I felt about this phone Battery works just for half day, a very low battery life. Worst part of the phone. Track ball which is in the middle or main button is really bad &...

Jan, 2016
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Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:1230
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Continuous audio playback time:50
Continuous video playback time:7.4
Standby time (2G):6.3
Standby time (3G):12.8 / 5.9
Talk time (2G):6.3
Talk time (3G):5.9

Call management

Speakerphone: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Camera

Auto Focus:No / Yes
Built-in Flash:No / Yes
Digital Zoom:4
Face detection: Yes
Front Camera: No
Geotagging: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):5
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Second Camera: No
Video capture resolution (max):1280 x 720
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:720p
Video stabilizer: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Bar

Display

Display diagonal:7.11
Display Resolution:640 x 480
Display Type:TFT
Orientation sensor: No
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard: Yes
Keyboard layout:QWERTY
Media keys (play/pause, stop, forward, rewind): Yes

Memory

Internal RAM:0.75

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:AAC, AMR, ASF, M4A, MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV, WMA / AAC, AMR, FLAC, M4A, MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV, WMA
FM radio: No
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG, TIF, WBMP
Video formats supported:3GP, ASF, AVI, M4V, MP4, WMV

Navigation

GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes
Position location:Y / Yes

Networking

2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM / GSM
3G: Yes
3G standards:CDMA, EVDO, HSPA, UMTS / UMTS
4G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, AVRCP, DUN, HFP, HSP, MAP, PBAP, SPP, SSP / A2DP, AVRCP, DUN, HSF, HSP, MAP, PBAP, SPP, SSP
Bluetooth version:2.1
SIM card capability:Dual SIM
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Performance

Operating system installed:BlackBerry OS
Operating System Version:7
Personalization:Icons, Menu

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm

Processor

Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A8
Processor family:Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:1.2
Processor Model:MSM 8655

Software

Operating system installed:BlackBerry OS
Operating System Version:7

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:768
Internal storage capacity:8
Maximum memory card size:32

Technical Details

GSM bands supported:850,900,1800,1900
UMTS bands supported:800,850,900,1700,1900,2100

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.05
Height :11.5
Weight:130 / 66
Width:13 / 6.6
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