We got a word the BlackBerry Bold 9900 will be available here in the Philippines next week, October 7th with a suggested retail price of Php 31,690.
Announced back in May, the BlackBerry Bold 9900 shares the same hardware specs with the BlackBerry Bold 9930 except that each supports different wireless networks. The latter is a CDMA device while the BB Bold 9900 is GSM-based handset with support for HSPA+, so it can leverage existing HSPA+ coverage in the country either on SMART or Globe Telecom.
The BlackBerry Bold 9900 is also among the new handsets from RIM to carry the Canadian phone maker’s latest BlackBerry 7 OS. The Bold 9900 flaunts a 2.8-inch capacitive touch screen display and full QWERTY keyboard. Packed with 768MB of RAM and is powered by a processor ticking at 1.2GHz, this handset also got 8GB on-board storage, 5MP camera capable of HD video recording and playback, NFC support, and 1230mAh battery which is a standard power source for high-end smartphones.
BlackBerry Bold 9900 Specs
1.2 GHz Processor
768 MB RAM
8 GB on-board memory, microSD slot supporting up to 32 GB
2.8″ capacitive touch screen display – VGA (640×480)
Full, wide QWERTY keyboard, optical trackpad
5.0 MP camera with flash, 720p HD video recording and playback
Orientation Sensor (Accelerometer)
Digital Compass (Magnetometer)
Built-in GPS / aGPS
Dual-Band Wi-Fi – 802.11 b/g/n at 2.4 GHz and 802.11 a/n at 5 GHz
Bluetooth 2.1+EDR support
115 x 66 x 10.5 mm, approximately 130 g
1230 mAh removable, rechargeable battery
So any BB Bold users here are planning for an upgrade?
Update: BlackBerry Bold 9900 also available through Globe Telecom