RIM has made public its BlackBerry Bold 9900, a touchscreen candybar handset abounding with BlackBerry's trademark QWERTY keyboard.
The innovative smartphone is also known as the BlackBerry Bold Touch as per the numerous leaks of the past months. It provides what RIM is calling a "lustrous exterior", recognition to a brushed stainless steel frame and a glass-weave back panel.
Under the covering, we're seeing at a 1.2Ghz processor- the Samsung Galaxy S2 and HTC consciousness, built-in NFC connectivity, compass and 720p video playback.
RIM is also sharpening in on the slim-set with its possess that the Bold 9900 is just 10.5mm thick – it's the slimmest BlackBerry up till now, but doesn't moderately participate with the iPhone 4's 9.3mm.
The two handsets are also launching with BlackBerry OS 7.0, which boasts enhanced browsing, voice-activated universal handset search and support for HTML5 when browsing the web.
RIM's co-CEO Mike Lazaridis is appealing contented with the handset. He said, "The innovative BlackBerry Bold smartphones and BlackBerry 7 OS are stimulated by millions of customers around the world who want the decisive mixture of presentation, functionality and style.
"These fully-loaded and delightfully technique Smartphones provide an exceedingly sophisticated user experience with burning quick presentation, a dazzling touchscreen and a stupendous typing experience."
"We did make the decisive hybrid," said a RIM spokesperson at BlackBerry World. While there's no word yet on a BlackBerry Bold Touch UK release date or pricing as such, better be ready for more
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