As the smartphone war rages on RIM, maker of BlackBerry phones, is trying to be more competitive in the Smartphone space. Key to its strategy at least for the medium term is the new BlackBerry 7 OS. With BlackBerry 7 OS supporting more advanced feature, RIM has also updated its hardware to maintain and support these new features.
Where to Buy BlackBerry Phones
Here, you will be getting information on BlackBerry OS 7 Phones. Because of the resources required by BlackBerry 7 OS, existing BlackBerry Smartphones will not support it. So if you want to experience BlackBerry OS 7, you will be buying any of these new BlackBerry phones.
Hi, BlackBerry has turned a new page with the launch of BlackBerry 10 on January 30, 2013. You can checkout BlackBerry 10 Phones. If you still want to continue with BlackBerry 7, continue reading. Thanks.
BlackBerry 7 OS adds some interesting features to BlackBerry smartphones like improved universal search with voice enabled search, support for 720p HD video recording, and support for augmented reality apps. It also supports Near Field Communication (NFC) a technology that enables easy payments, ID, and authentication using your phone as well as makes sharing contents between compatible devices easy and fast.
BlackBerry 7 OS will also offer a great browser with a smooth and responsive performance as well as support for HTML5 video. BlackBerry 7 OS smartphones will come with BlackBerry Messenger 6 the latest version of RIM’s popular instant messaging service, with some new features.
Here are a few BlackBerry 7 OS smartphones and tablets:
BlackBerry Porsche Design P9981
Porsche Design P’9981 Smartphone from BlackBerry is an exclusive Smartphone styled by Porsche Design, a brand reputed for designing luxury products. Inside, the BlackBerry Porsche Design P9981 is similar to the Bold 9900 Touch featuring a 2.8-inch VGA Touch display with QWERTY keyboard, 1.2GHz processor with 768MB RAM.
The price of the BlackBerry Porsche Design starts at around N260,000 in Nigeria.
Read details of the BlackBerry Porsche Design P9981, the most exclusive of Blackberry phones.
Blackberry Torch 9810 (Torch 2) Smartphone
BlackBerry Torch 9810 is the successor of the BlackBerry Torch 9800 Smartphone. Like its predecessor, Torch 9810 features a 3.2-inch touchscreen and a slideout QWERTY keyboard. However, Torch 2 smartphones offer VGA resolution (VGA 640 x 480 pixels), much better than the half VGA on Torch 1. This will result on a higher quality viewing experience on this smartphone. BlackBerry Torch 9810 comes with BlackBerry 7 OS, 1.2GHz processor and 768MB RAM for fast performance. The price of this smartphone starts at around N65,000 in Nigeria.
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Blackberry Torch 9860/9850
BlackBerry Torch 9860/9850 are all-touch smartphones from RIM, like the BlackBerry Storm. The two BlackBerry smartphones feature 3.7-inch touchscreen at WVGA (800×480) resolution, the largest BlackBerry smartphone display ever. No info on price. BlackBerry Torch 9860/9850 smartphones comes with BlackBerry 7 OS, a 1.2GHZ processor, a separate 2D/3D graphics processor, and 768MB RAM.
The major difference between the two smartphones is that BlackBerry Torch 9860 are WCDMA/HSPA+ smartphones with Quad-Band GSM/EDGE support, while BlackBerry Torch 9850 are Dual-Band CDMA/EVDO Rev A, HSPA+, and Quad-Band GSM/EDGE smartphones. The price of this smartphone is currently around N53,000 in Nigeria.
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Blackberry Bold 9900/9930 (Bold Touch)
BlackBerry Bold 9900 and 9930 feature a capacitive touch screen and a full physical QWERTY keyboard (first BlackBerry Bold smartphones with touchscreen) with the familiar Bold form factor. This two phones are the thinnest BlackBerry smartphones yet.
Key features of the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and 9930 smartphones are 2.8-inch touchscreen, 5MP camera with Flash and 720p HD video support, 1.2GHz processor with 768MB RAM, 8GB on-board memory, up to 32GB memory card support, NFC, and Wi-Fi.
The major difference between the two phones is that BlackBerry Bold 9900 is a Tri-Band WCDMA/HSPA+ phone with Quad-Band GSM/EDGE support, while BlackBerry Bold 9930 is a Dual-Band CDMA/EVDO Rev A, Dual-Band HSPA+, and Quad-Band GSM/EDGE phone. The price starts at around N80,000 in Nigeria.
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Blackberry Curve 9380
BlackBerry Curve Touch 9380 is a low cost BlackBerry 7 OS phone. It is the first BlackBerry Curve phone to feature a touchscreen. Curve Touch 9380 has a 3.2-inch capacitive touchscreen. However, unlike BlackBerry 7 OS smartphones above, the Curve Touch 9380 runs 800MHz processor. It also has a 512MB RAM. Curve Touch 9380 smartphone has a 5MP camera with VGA video, BBM 6, hotswappable microSD slot, etc.
It is currently available in Nigeria and currently costs N44,000.
More Blackberry 7 OS Phones
- BlackBerry Curve 9320 35,000 Naira
- Blackberry Curve 9220 26,000 Naira
- BlackBerry Bold Touch 9790 – N63,000
- BlackBerry Curve 9360 – N45,000