Mobilicity releases RIM BlackBerry Bold 9790

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Dec 022012
 

RIM BlackBerry Bold 9790Not every device that a carrier launches is the latest and greatest device to just have been announced. Case in point: Mobility has just released the venerable RIM BlackBerry Bold 9790 [product information].

The BlackBerry Bold 9790 smartphone combines the iconic BlackBerry design with a compact, lightweight form factor that fits beautifully in your hand or pocket. Enjoy responsive touch, smooth rendering and fluid animations—all on a stunning touch display. Paired with the BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard, you’ll have the flexibility to power through your day without any hesitation.

Introduced a year ago, it is powered by BlackBerry 7.1. As with other BlackBerry 7.x devices, it will not be upgraded to BlackBerry 10.

Mobilicity is offering the RIM BlackBerry Bold 9790 for CA$299.99 with no contract.

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BlackBerry Bold 9790 now available in Canada at Bell, Telus, Rogers and Virgin Mobile

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Dec 042011
 

BlackBerry Bold 9790You can now add a few more names to the growing list of Canadian carriers offering the BlackBerry Bold 9790. The latest are Bell Mobility, Rogers Wireless, TELUS Mobility, and Virgin Mobile Canada. Pricing varies a bit from carrier to carrier

Bell is offering the BlackBerry Bold 9790 for CA$99.95 with a three-year contract, CA$379.95 with a two-year contract, CA$404.95 with a one-year contract, and CA$429.95 without any contract.

From Rogers, the BlackBerry Bold 9790 is available for CA$99.99 with a three-year contract, CA$349.99 with a two-year contract, CA$399.99 with a one-year contract, and CA$449.99 without any contract.

TELUS is offering the BlackBerry Bold 9790 is available for CA$129.99 with a three-year contract, CA$379.99 with a two-year contract, CA$429.99 with a one-year contract, and CA$479.99 without any contract.

Virgin Mobile is offering the Bold 9790 for CA$99.99 with its the SuperTab (with a Smartphone Plan) and CA$429.99 without a contract.

You can’t say you don’t have a choice of carriers!

BlackBerry Bold 9790 now available from Koodo Mobile

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Nov 302011
 

BlackBerry Bold 9790Koodo Mobile is the latest Canadian carrier to announce the availability of the BlackBerry Bold 9790, its second BlackBerry 7.0 device.

Koodo is offering the BlackBerry Bold 9790 contract-free for CA$250 with its Tab and CA$400 without.

Interestingly, TELUS (Koodo’s parent company) has yet to launch the BlackBerry Bold 9790 (it is coming soon though).

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BlackBerry Bold 9790 and Curve 9380 available at SaskTel this week

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Nov 292011
 

SaskTelSaskTel confirmed via Twitter that both the BlackBerry Bold 9790 and the BlackBerry Curve 9380 will be available later this week. The specific day has not been given though (they still show as ‘coming soon’ on SaskTel’s website as I write this).

SaskTel is offering the BlackBerry Bold for CA$129.99 with a three-year contract, CA$399.99 with a two-year contract, CA$439.99 with a one-year contract, and CA$469.99 with no contract. The BlackBerry Curve 9380 will cost CA$49.99 with a three-year contract, CA$299.99 with a two-year contract, CA$339.99 with a one-year contract, and CA$379.99 with no contract.

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BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 coming soon to TELUS

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Nov 152011
 

TELUS MobilityTELUS Mobility today announced via Twitter that both the BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 are “coming soon.” Both are already on TELUS’ website. Rather unusually, the carrier has also already announced pricing:

  • BlackBerry Bold 9790
  • CA$129.99 with a three-year contract
  • CA$379.99 with a two-year contract
  • CA$429.99 with a one-year contract
  • CA$479.99 with no contract
  • BlackBerry Curve 9380
  • CA$49.99 with a three-year contract
  • CA$269.99 with a two-year contract
  • CA$319.99 with a one-year contract
  • CA$369.99 with no contract

Could the fact that pricing is already available indicate that both devices will be available very shortly?

Source: BlackBerry Bold 9790 on TELUS and BlackBerry Curve 9380 on TELUS

BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 specifications

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Nov 152011
 

Research In Motion today announced the BlackBerry Bold 9790 and the BlackBerry Curve 9380. Specifications were not immediately available but have now been posted to RIM’s website. Here they are:

BlackBerry Bold 9790BlackBerry Bold 9790 specifications:

  • Processor: 1GHz
  • Operating system: BlackBerry 7 OS
  • Cellular connectivity: GSM/UMTS/HSDPA (7.2Mbps) /HSUPA (5.76Mbps)
  • Other connectivity: GPS, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, NFC
  • Display: 2.45-inch HVGA+ (480×360)
  • Input: QWERTY keyboard and touchscreen display
  • Storage: 8GB onboard and microSD cards up to 32GB
  • Rear-facing camera: 5MP AF with flash and VGA video recording
  • Front-facing camera: None
  • Connectors: 3.5mm audio jack, microUSB
  • Dimensions / Weight: 110 x 60 x 11.4 millimeters / 107 grams

BlackBerry Curve 9380BlackBerry Curve 9380 specifications:

  • Operating system: BlackBerry 7 OS
  • Cellular connectivity: Quad-band GSM / tri-band UMTS
  • Other connectivity: GPS/A-GPS, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, NFC
  • Display: 3.2-inch HVGA+ (480×360)
  • Input: Capacitive touchscreen
  • Storage: 512MB onboard and microSD cards up to 32GB
  • Rear-facing camera: 5MP AF with flash and VGA video recording
  • Front-facing camera: None
  • Dimensions: 109 x 60 x 11.2 millimeters

BlackBerry Bold 9790 headed to Rogers in time for holidays

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Nov 152011
 

RIM BlackBerry Bold 9790Rogers Wireless today announced that it will soon offer the just announced BlackBerry Bold 9790. It will be available “just in time for the holiday gift-giving season.”

Specific availability dates and pricing were not announced.

Two existing BlackBerry models are also getting new coats. Both the BlackBerry Curve 9360 and the BlackBerry Bold 9900 will also be available shortly in pure white.

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RIM announces BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380

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Nov 152011
 

Research In Motion today announced two new BlackBerry 7 smartphones, the BlackBerry Bold 9790 and the BlackBerry Curve 9380. The former updates the classic Bold design with a curvier one and buttons very similar to those on the Torch 9850. The latter is the first Curve device to be an all-touch device with touchscreen display.

“We are very excited to expand the BlackBerry 7 portfolio with the new BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380,” said Carlo Chiarello, Senior Vice President, Handheld Product Management at Research In Motion. “BlackBerry smartphones offer a uniquely refined mobile communications experience that people love and we think many customers will be thrilled by the faster performance, beautiful touch displays and compact designs available with these new BlackBerry 7 based models.”

BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380

The BlackBerry Bold 9790 comes with a 1GHz processor, a 2.44-inch 360×480 touchscreen display, full QWERTY keyboard, 8GB of onboard memory and support for microSD cards up to 32GB. The BlackBerry Curve 9380 does away with the physical keyboard and comes a 3.2-inch 480×360 touchscreen display, a rear-facing 5MP camera with flash and video capture. Both also support NFC.

Both the BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 smartphones will be available from various carriers around the world in the coming weeks.

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BlackBerry Bold 9790 coming in November with BlackBerry OS 7.1 to follow?

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Oct 252011
 

The rumoured BlackBerry Bold 9790 has surfaced again, courtesy of a blurry picture along with a few new details. BGR has learned that RIM will launch the BlackBerry Bold 9790 in late November. A cross between the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and BlackBerry 9700, it will come with a 2.45-inch VGA touchscreen display, a full-QWERTY keyboard and 8GB of built-in storage. It will also feature redesigned individual physical menu buttons (unlike the ones on the prototype spotted earlier).

Rumoured BlackBerry Bold 9790

BGR has also learned that RIM will launch its first major update BlackBerry OS 7, OS 7.1, by the end of the year. It could also be last OS release before BBX is released.

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Unannounced BlackBerry Bold 9790 revealed

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Sep 122011
 

If you like the hardware specifications of the BlackBerry Bold 9900 but prefer a slightly smaller device, the BlackBerry Bold 9790 may be the device you are looking for. BGR has obtained pictures of the device, confirming that it will come with a 1.2GHz processor (although this could still change), 8GB of internal storage, a 5MP camera, and NFC. Like the Bold 9900, it comes with both QWERTY keyboard and touchscreen display.

Rumoured BlackBerry Bold 9790

RIM could launch the Bold 9790 as early as next month.

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