RIM Unveils Blackberry Bold 9000 Smartphone
Canadian wireless device company Research in Motion (RIM) has made announcement about the launching of its latest computer-cum-phone capable device, named Blackberry Bold 9000.
The newly launched phone is the first Blackberry model to support tri-band HSDPA high-speed networks around the world, and comes packed with the next-generation 624 MHz mobile processor that helps in speed up downloading email attachments, streaming video, or rendering web pages.
To attract large set of audiences, the Bold 9000 comes in a glossy black body with a satin chrome finished frame and trendy leather-like backplate.
The main features of the Bold include a QWERTY keyboard, 128MB Flash memory with 1GB internal memory, microSD/SDHC memory card slot and integrated GPS function.
In addition, the Bold also supports Word, Excel or PowerPoint files that can easily be downloaded via pre-installed DataViz Documents to Go suite.
Mr. Mike Lazaridis, President and Co-CEO of Research In Motion said, “The new BlackBerry Bold represents a tremendous step forward in business-grade smartphones and lives up to its name with incredible speed, power and functionality, all wrapped in a beautiful and confident design.”
Along with some other goodies, this newly launched smartphone also features a Half-VGA (480×320 resolution) color LCD, 2 megapixel camera along with video recording ability, integrated flash and 5x digital zoom, superior media player, Built-in dual speakers, Equalizer with 11 preset filters – like “Lounge”, “Jazz” and “Hip Hop etc, BlackBerry Desktop Manager Software and High Speed USB 2.0.
The company also claims that the Bold delivers a brilliant web browsing experience with desktop-style depiction. The trackball can be used in place of a mouse to navigate the webpage, whereas a range of emulation settings lets users to decide between the full desktop-style HTML content and layout or the mobile version.
Additionally, the rechargeable 1500 mAhr battery helps to run the phone continuously for 5 hours and 13 days on standby time.
The phone also offers some of the connectivity features that includes 802.11 a/b/g Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.0, a quad-band EDGE and tri-band HSDPA.
The BlackBerry Bold is expected to go on sale across the globe by the beginning of this summer. Financial details of the phone have not disclosed up till now.