T-Mobile USA, Inc. today announced the upcoming availability of the BlackBerry Bold 9700 with Wi-Fi Calling from T-Mobile. It will be the first 3G-powered BlackBerry smartphone available through T-Mobile USA, and also the first smartphone from Research In Motion that includes built-in support for both 3G connectivity and voice calls over Wi-Fi.
- 3.2 megapixel camera with autofocus, image stabilization, video recording, flash and 2 x zoom
- 122 g, 109mm x 60mm x 14.1mm
- 2.44″480 x 360 display
- New 624 Mhz processor, 256 MB of flash memory
- Wi-Fi with UMA support, A-GPS, Bluetooth (incl. A2DP)
- 3.5mm headphone jack, microUSB jack, and microSD memory card slot supporting up to 32 GB
- Optical trackpad
- 1500 mAh battery with 6 hours of talk time or 19/15 days standby (GSM and UMTS, respectively)
- 1900/1800/900/850 MHz on GSM, 2100/1900/850/800 Mhz or 2100/1700/900 Mhz on UMTS (for T-Mobile)
“The new BlackBerry Bold 9700 delivers state-of-the-art features and performance in a compact and beautifully designed handset,” said Don Morrison, chief operating officer, Research In Motion. “This sleek and powerful 3G smartphone offers an incredibly refined mobile experience that is ideal for both personal and professional use.”
The BlackBerry Bold 9700 offers easy access to BlackBerry App World™, the official app store for BlackBerry smartphones, enabling customers to browse and download fun and functional mobile applications to their phone. Many applications are readily available directly on the smartphone, such as Slacker Radio for easy access to free music, TeleNav GPS Navigator for turn-by-turn directions, and visual voicemail for easier access and response to voicemails. A hot-swappable microSD/SDHC memory card slot provides additional storage for multimedia files and archiving applications with a 2GB memory card included and support for 32GB cards when available.
T-Mobile’s rapidly expanding high-speed 3G network provides a fast and reliable connection that now covers 170 million people in more than 235 cities nationwide, and by the end of the year is planned to be available to approximately 200 million people across the U.S.
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