The BlackBerry Bold 9900 and BlackBerry 9930 have the same key hardware specs and features except that each of these handsets has added support to different wireless networks (4G to be specific). The Bold 9900 supports Tri-Band HSPA+ and Quad-Band GSM/EDGE networks; while the latter supports Dual-Band CDMA/EVDO Rev A, Dual-Band HSPA+, and Quad-Band GSM/EDGE as well.
Here’s what you’ll get from these new BlackBerry Bold smartphones:
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
RIM says that the new BlackBerry Bold 9900 and 9930 smartphones will be available in all carriers around the globe comes summer, so expect these handsets to land in the Philippine shores some time in Q3.
Update: BlackBerry Bold 9900 available now in Philippines for a SRP of Php 31,690.
Have a quick look of the video demo of BlackBerry Bold 9900 and 9930 after the break.