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  • Iconic design
  • BlackBerry 7 OS
  • Pre-installed apps
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Responds to your touch

Touch display

Enjoy responsive touch, smoother rendering, fluid animations and a stunning high-resolution display.

Versatility at its best

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Sophistication meets choice with the integration of a sculpted QWERTY keyboard, precision-based optical trackpad and high-resolution touch screen.

Next generation OS

BlackBerry 7 OS

Experience fast page loading with the BlackBerry® Browser and discover new features like Augmented Reality and Near Field Communication.

A comprehensive lineup

Pre-installed apps

Manage your work-life balance and remain productive on the go with BlackBerry® Balance technology and apps like Documents To Go®.

A powerful engine

Full featured

A 1 GHz processor, 8 GB of onboard memory and dual-band Wi-Fi® connectivity deliver a best-in-class BlackBerry Bold smartphone experience.

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Height 4.33 in / 110 mm
Width 2.36 in / 60 mm
Depth 0.45 in / 11.4 mm
Weight 107 g / 3.77 oz

Vivid touch display

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  • High resolution color TFT display
  • 480x360 pixels, 246 dpi
  • 16 million colors supported (24-bit)
  • 2.45" (measured diagonally)

Powerful engine

  • Processor: Marvel Tavor MG1 1 GHz

Room to spare

  • Memory: 768 MB RAM
  • 8 GB eMMC (up to 2 GB allocated to OS and application storage)
  • Expandable memory: up to 32 GB with microSD memory card

Type and navigate with ease

  • Capacitive touch screen
  • Optical trackpad
  • ESC key to the right of the trackpad
  • Menu key to the left of the trackpad
  • 35-key backlit QWERTY keyboard
  • Dedicated keys: Send, End (Power), Mute, Lock, Camera (user customizable), 2X Volume/Zoom
Capture every moment

Capture every moment

  • 5 MP camera
  • Continuous auto focus
  • VGA video recording (640x480)
  • 2X digital zoom
  • Flash
  • Face detection and image stabilization
  • Scene modes
  • Geo-tagging

Fully charged

  • JM-1 removable/rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Hours of talk time: up to 5.2 hours (GSM®), up to 5.3 hours (UMTS®)
  • Standby time: up to 18 days (GSM), up to 17 days (UMTS)
  • Music playback time: up to 33 hours
  • Video playback time: up to 6.3 hours

Live loudly

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  • 3.5 mm stereo headset capable
  • Bluetooth® headset capable
  • Integrated hands-free speakerphone
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Make instant connections

  • Near Field Communication: Operating modes: reader/writer, card emulation

Boldly go anywhere

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  • Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n UMA support

Find your way

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  • Integrated GPS with A-GPS
  • Includes BlackBerry® Maps

Impressive music & video

Impressive music & video
  • Video formats: .mp4, .m4a, .3gp, .avi, .asf
  • Audio formats: .3gp2, .m4v, .avi, .wma, .wmv, .mp3, .flac, .ogg, .aac, .amr, .wav, .mid, .mp4
  • Picture formats: .bmp, .jpg, .gif, .png, .tif, .wbmp

Additional features

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    Choose your alerts, don't miss a thing

    • Polyphonic/MIDI/MP3 ringtones
    • Vibrate mode
    • On-screen or LED indicator
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    Your security

    • Password protection
    • Keyboard lock
    • Sleep mode
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    Bluetooth essentials

    • Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR
    • Headset Profile (HSP)
    • Hands-Free Profile (HFP)
    • Serial Port Profile (SPP)
    • SIM Access Profile
    • Dial-Up Networking (DUN)
    • Audio Source (A2DP)
    • A/V Remote Control Version 1.3
    • Phone Book Access Profile (PBAP)
    • Message Access Profile (MAP)
    • OPP
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    Carrier networks

    • UMTS: 2100/1900/850/800 MHz or 2100/1700/900 MHz
    • GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
    • HSUPA: 5.76 Mbps
    • HSDPA: 7.2 Mbps

How To Demos

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  • Playing music