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RIM Introduces the New BlackBerry Bold 9780 Smartphone


Posted on October 27th, by Kim Poh Liaw in archive, featured. 1 Comment

Research In Motion today adds a new BlackBerry Bold with the Bold 9780 smartphone. The QWERTY messaging phone is the first Bold smartphone that featuring BlackBerry 6 OS. It comes with an optical trackpad,WiFi, GPS, 5 megapixel camera, 512MB RAM and microSD card slot. The GSM Quadband (1900/1800/900/850 MHz) BlackBerry will be available worldwide next month.

“We are very excited to introduce the BlackBerry Bold 9780 featuring the new BlackBerry 6 operating system,” said Carlo Chiarello, Vice President, Product Management at Research In Motion. “This new model builds on the highly refined mobile experience that BlackBerry Bold users already know and love and delivers a wide range of enhancements including a rich new user interface, a fast and powerful WebKit-based browser, broadly improved communications and multimedia capabilities, an incredibly useful Universal Search feature and a high quality 5MP camera.”

Additional features of BlackBerry 6 include expanded messaging capabilities with intuitive features to simplify the management of social networking and RSS feeds (Social Feeds), and integrated access to BBM (BlackBerry Messenger), Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and various instant messaging applications on the BlackBerry Bold 9780 smartphone. Its enhanced multimedia experience rivals the best in the industry and includes a dedicated YouTube app. It also features redesigned Music and Pictures applications and a new universal search feature that allows users to more effectively search for content on the smartphone as well as extend their search to the Internet or to discover applications on BlackBerry App World.

While worldwide availability schedule is depends on your local service provider, T-Mobile USA has first announced that it will start offering the BlackBerry Bold 9780 from November 17th for $129.99 with a service contract.

[via SlashGear]