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BlackBerry Bold 9790 review

handy giff-staffer victoriatagg
handy giff-staffer
‎15-02-2012 18:00
‎15-02-2012 18:00

 

 

The BlackBerry Bold 9790 is the latest addition to RIM's premium 'Bold' range, combining a full QWERTY keyboard, with a touchscreen and of course BlackBerry Messenger and BlackBerry email. 

 

The Bold 9790 has up to two days of battery charge, making it perhaps a little more convenient for business use than some of the Android phones, such as the Wildfire S, which can see battery drained by the end of the day with moderate usage.

 

A more expensive range than the Curve at around £360 SIM free, is the Bold worth the extra pennies?

 

How does the Bold 9790 compare to the existing Bold 9900 and is there anything to tempt newcomers to RIM's operating BlackBerry OS 7 operating system?

 


 

 

8 Comments

OMG from 2:12 to 2:16 there is a background tone that is copied from diary of a badman I cant believe it

matt1111
maestro

Well what can I say, I've seen reviews of this phone, and it's not got great reviews, and that's without me putting on my hate for Blackberrys. 

not a fan of blackberrys, I like android xD
vorb
phenomenon
Loving these video reviews. Keep 'em coming!
inspiron42
motivator

The problem with Blackberry is that you lose half the screen for a keyboard that does not get used most of the time. I think Android and IOS make better use of the space available, with the keyboard only coming up if you need it.

jamesd2010
prophet

Again - Great work Victoria, you're doing a great job. Just a quick note, I LOVE the intro scene whoever designed it. Although I'm no Blackberry fan, your videos are always great.

 

Just a tip for next time, bit more side lighting - I know Blackberries are efficient but I don't think they meant 'green fingered' Smiley Tongue.

nancym
supporter
I have the 9900 for work and basically only use it for email, which it is great at and as stated here has a usable size keyboard. Web browsing, watching video, etc is much better on my own (much older) Google Nexus S with Android. This 9790 doesn't look quite as nice as the 9900, either.
turkeyphant
mentor
Great review. Is there any reason why the video is unlisted?