The BlackBerry® Bold™ 9790 is a sleek and ultra slim smartphone made from premium materials. Combining a 2.45" touchscreen with BlackBerry's classic trackpad and QWERTY keyboard, it's a great combination of touch & type.
- Touchscreen, trackpad & QWERTY keyboard for great usability
- Premium, slim & narrow design that’s super convenient
- Powered by BlackBerry 7 for the smoothest user experience
TouchscreenAn intuitive type of mobile phone interface, sensitive to pressure. Tap and swipe the touchscreen to interact with your handset, navigate menus and access apps.
Camera 5+ MPYour handset has an advanced digital camera. Often enhanced by LED flash, autofocus and digital zoom, 5+ Megapixel cameras capture clear, crisp pictures. They may also have built-in video recorders.
Memory Card CompatibleYour device accepts a specific kind of memory card, which can be used to enhance its internal memory. Adding a compatible card lets you store more music, videos apps & photos.
BlackBerry® 7.1The next-generation BlackBerry OS. Faster, smoother and more responsive, with fluid graphics and new BlackBerry services.
BlackBerry MessengerBlackBerry Messenger is an instant messaging app just for BlackBerry smartphone owners. With a chat-style layout, and unlimited characters, BBM makes it easy to share with the people who matter.
QWERTY keyboardA QWERTY keyboard helps you to type faster and more comfortably. Often seen on email phones and business handsets, mobile QWERTYs are laid out like laptop keyboards for familiarity and ease of use.
Whether you're a socialite or a business professional, the BlackBerry® Bold™ 9790 smartphone is a great companion. With its highly responsive touchscreen and QWERTY keyboard, firing off messages is a breeze. And it's super sleek and thin, so looks great and fits in any pocket.
Touch and type.
You can now have the benefits of touch combined with those of typing. The BlackBerry® Bold™ 9790's beautiful 2.45" display lets you swipe, pinch and zoom through multimedia, messages or the internet while the iconic BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard gives you precision for fast and accurate typing.
Beautiful and practical.
If you want a slim, sleek and sophisticated design, look no further than the BlackBerry® Bold™ 9790. It's made from premium materials so it feels solid in your hand, while the smartphone has been designed for comfort and practicality: texting and scrolling are easy and comfortable.
Easy-to-use BlackBerry 7.
BlackBerry 7 is the easy-to-use next generation BlackBerry OS that delivers the smoothest and fastest BlackBerry experience yet. The new BlackBerry® Browser makes internet surfing faster than ever. It also makes the BlackBerry® Bold™ 9790 NFC-ready (Near Field Communications). This technology is great for pairing accessories, making wireless payments or linking up with other NFC-enabled devices, all in just a couple of clicks.
Powerful and fast.
With the BlackBerry 7 OS, a powerful 1GHz processor and 768MB RAM, the BlackBerry® Bold™ 9790 delivers fast, smooth performance for web browsing, working with documents, and enjoying multimedia. What's more, there's 8GB of on board memory for storing songs and documents, and you can expand this to 40GB by inserting a 32GB microSD card.
BBM now lets you have voice chats for free over Wi-Fi.
BlackBerry® Messenger (BBM™) version 7 is taking the social networking experience to a whole new level with the new BBM Voice feature. BBM Voice lets you make free voice calls to other BBM users all over the world using a Wi-Fi® connection*. Know instantly when BBM friends are available for a voice call and with the split-screen feature, you can talk and text at the same time, so for example, you can send a picture to your contact while talking with them. You can also check other BBM text chats, check email, or navigate to other apps while engaged on a BBM Voice call. BBM™ 7 also uses your BlackBerry ID, which then lets you back up your BBM profile and contacts so you can automatically restore your data to a new BlackBerry smartphone.
Personalise and take your own photos.
You can download thousands of apps from BlackBerry App World™ to personalise your smartphone, including games, social networking apps, online shopping apps, personal productivity apps and more. Push technology means you'll be notified instantly of new messages, emails and social network updates, and you can build your photo album with the built in 5MP camera with flash, continuous auto focus, face detection, image stabilisation and more. You can even create your own videos.
The BlackBerry® Bold™ 9790 is a great smartphone for those who love sending messages, but are not looking for an all-touch device. It's fast and smooth, with fast web browsing, all thanks to the new BlackBerry 7 OS. And because it's such a cool and easy to use shape, it's definitely worth shortlisting.
* BBM requires a BlackBerry service plan. The BBM Voice feature requires a Wi-Fi connection with access to the internet and may not be available in all markets
BlackBerry Bold 9700/9780 Leather pocket - Black
Valenta Pocket Sport case 01 - Black & White
Rocketfish Leather Case for BlackBerry Bolds
CPW in-car mobile charger with Micro USB connector
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Our insurance and 24/7 tech support gives you all the protection you need for your new mobile phone. With cover for theft, accidental damage and loss* and our super simple claims process, ultra-speedy processing times and round-the-clock UK based tech support phone line to support you and your phone.
*Pay as you go policies exclude loss.
BlackBerry Bold 9790 with Geek Squad Mobile - Insurance & Tech Support
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