Blackberry Bold 9700, also called BlackBerry Bold 2 is a member of the Blackberry Bold family of 3G BlackBerry Phones. Blackberry Bold 2 offers improvements over the BB Bold 9000 starting with improved performance, a better camera, better resolution display, optical trackpad, a smaller form factor, and is upgradable to BlackBerry 6 OS. Blackberry Bold 2, like Bold 1, features high-speed HSDPA data/internet, built-in GPS receiver with A-GPS and Blackberry maps, wireless email, corporate data access, quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE, and Wi-Fi. However, BlackBerry Bold 2 comes with a 3.2 megapixels camera. BlackBerry 9720 is a great upgrade to the Bold 2.
Blackberry Bold 9700 has a 2.44-inch 64k colour TFT display offering a resolution of 480 x 360 pixels. Display quality is good. Blackberry Bold 2 drops the trackball on the Blackberry Bold 9000 and in its place a Touch-sensitive optical trackpad is provided. You still get a 35-key QWERTY keyboard on Blackberry Bold 2, but because of the smaller form factor, they appear a bit crammed, but just slightly.
RIM upgraded the camera on Blackberry Bold 2, from the much criticised 2.0 megapixel camera on Blackberry Bold 9000 to a 3.2 megapixels camera, offering a better picture quality. The camera features video recording capability, autofocus, image stabilisation, LED flash, and 2X digital zoom.
Blackberry Bold 2 9700 supports high-speed data services on UMTS/HSDPA. When on GSM networks, data services are available via GPRS and EDGE. Blackberry Bold 2 accesses wireless LAN networks with Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g support. With Wi-Fi, you can access Blackberry Enterprise and Internet Servers.
Blackberry Bold 2 9700 offer other business connectivity tools like:
- corporate data access
- SMS/MMS messaging
- Bluetooth 2.1
- wireless email
- extensive email support
- Social networking
- Instant messaging
Blackberry Bold 2 is also equipped with great media features. A media player with good audio and video quality is provided as well as the Blackberry media sync for syncing your media. You can download games, music, videos, and other contents. A 2GB memory card is included, which you can extend to up to 16GB to make room for more media.
Buy Memory card for your Blackberry Bold 2.
Blackberry Bold 9700 has a built-in GPS receiver with A-GPS support and Blackberry maps.
Other features of Blackberry Bold 9700:
- 624 MHz processor
- 256MB RAM
- BlackBerry 5.0 OS upgradable to BB 6 OS
- 3.5mm audio support
- Trackpad navigation
- 256MB flash memory
- mobile streaming
- Quad-band GSM: 1900/1800/900/850 MHz
- Document reader (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
- Up to 17 days standby time (3G)
- Up to 6 hours talk time
- BlackBerry Bold 2 Specs
Blackberry Bold 2 9700 is available worldwide including Nigeria. Unlocked Blackberry Bold 2 are available in Nigeria at all leading mobile phones retail shops. Price of BlackBerry Bold 2 ranges from N28,000 to N38,000, depending on your location and the colour you prefer.