RIM Introduces the New BlackBerry Bold 9700 Smartphone


9700Bold_blk_3G_ENGuk_Gen_FrontNoShadow.jpgResearch In Motion (RIM) has announced the sleek and powerful BlackBerry® Bold™ 9700 smartphone. The new BlackBerry Bold 9700 offers an extensive array of high-end communications and multimedia features in a compact and highly refined design that will appeal to both men and women and for both professional and personal use.

The BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone offers top-of-the-line performance, functionality and features with support for 3G HSDPA networks around the world, a next-generation (624 MHz) processor, 256 MB Flash memory, built-in GPS and Wi-Fi®, a 3.2MP camera and a sharp, dazzling display. Cutting edge engineering and premium finishes extend to the exterior of the handset as well, with a smoothly integrated touch-sensitive trackpad and a highly tactile, distinctive, fretted keyboard. The dark chrome frame and leatherette back add to the new smartphone’s sleek and elegant look, while the narrow profile, balanced weight and soft-touch sides allow it to feel incredibly comfortable in one hand.

“The BlackBerry Bold 9700 builds on the success of the original BlackBerry Bold with new, state-of-the-art features and a smaller, lighter and highly optimized design that looks, feels and performs great,” said Mike Lazaridis, President and Co-CEO, Research In Motion.

The BlackBerry Bold 9700 will be available from MTN and Vodacom in South Africa.
SA launch dates have not yet been confirmed.

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  1. Hi Dinesh, thanks for your interest in the new BlackBerry Bold. You can contact them directly regarding their products using their details which are published in our press office for BlackBerry. (Select BlackBerry from the “View Press Offices drop-down menu on our home page”). Good luck!

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