BlackBerry Bold 9700

AKA: BlackBerry 9700, Bold 2, Onyx, Driftwood

Available at: Bell, Mobilicity, Rogers, SaskTel, Telus, Videotron, Wind Mobile

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Specs summary

Screen
2.44"

The BlackBerry Bold 9700's screen is 2.44 inches with 480 x 360 pixels resolution.

Processor
624MHz

There is a 624 MHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the BlackBerry 5.0 operating system (OS).

Camera
3+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 3+ megapixel camera. There's no secondary front camera.
Storage
256 MB

Internal memory is 256 MB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 16 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
1500mAh

The phone is powered by a 1500 mAh Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery. BlackBerry's performance ratings are: 19 days standby time, 360 minutes talk time.

Full Specs

Overview
Regions available USA, Canada
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
900/1700/2100 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA
SIM Card Yes
World Phone Yes
Operating System BlackBerry 5.0

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Processor 624 MHz
Internal Flash Memory
256 MB
RAM No
ROM No
GPS A-GPS
Digital compass No
FlightMode No
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.77 W/kg
Languages English, French, Spanish
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1500 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging Unknown
Video Playback Time Unknown
Wi-Fi Surfing Time Unknown
3G Surfing Time Unknown
4G Surfing Time Unknown
Talk Time Up to:
360 minutes (2G)
300 minutes (3G)
Standby Time Up to: 19 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Unknown
Colors Black, White
Dimensions [H x W x D] 10.9 x 6.0 x 1.4 cm
(4.3 x 2.4 x 0.6 in)
Weight 122 grams
(4.3 ounces)
Rugged Design No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 65k
Resolution 480 x 360 pixels
Pixel Density Unknown
Size 2.44 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock Unknown
Multi Touch Unknown
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating Unknown
Additional Display Features No
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Unknown
Home Key Unknown
Mute Key Unknown
Input Type QWERTY
Navigation Type D-pad
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical Keyboard Unknown
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer Yes
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad / Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Call Management
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Unknown
Contact Groups Unknown
Auto Answer Yes
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type WAP 2.0, HTML
Browser BlackBerry Browser
Javascript Yes
Flash No
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Domino, Blackberry Connect
Additional Email Features No
Messaging Services SMS, EMS, MMS, IM (AIM, Yahoo, Windows Live)
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, DUN, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
WiFi 802.11 b/g
WiFi Encryption WPA
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 16 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV-out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Camera
Front Camera  
Built-In No
Resolution
Zoom No
Additional Front Camera Info No
Video Capture / Recording Unknown
Video Recording Parameters
Rear Camera  
Built-In Yes
Resolution 3+ megapixels
Zoom 2x digital
Flash Yes
Additional Rear Camera Info Auto focus, Image stabilization
Video Capture / Recording Yes
Video Recording Formats Unknown
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, eAAC+, AAC+, AAC, AMR, WMA Pro, WMA
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, WMV, DivX, XviD
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack Yes
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer PDF
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps Yes
Notepad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Yes
Included Software / Apps No
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Additional Comments OS 6 upgrade (6.0.0.380) is available.
Related Links BlackBerry Bold 9700 Manual (PDF)
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