The latest Bold series smartphone, BlackBerry Bold 9790 has finally made its debut in Hong Kong. The handset is available for purchase from all authorized partners across the country.
While not the company’s flagship smartphone, the Bold 9790 is definitely among the most powerful launched by Research in Motion.
With a compact design and stylish look, BlackBerry Bold 9790 offers users the benefits of a high resolution touchscreen display and a comfortable QWERTY keyboard.
“We are pleased to introduce the new BlackBerry Bold 9790 – yet another high performance smartphone powered by the new BlackBerry 7 operating system
,” said Urpo Karjalainen, senior vice president for Asia Pacific at Research In Motion.
The BlackBerry Bold 9790
smartphone is built from premium materials and finishes, and comes with RIM’s latest BlackBerry 7 operating system, which delivers high performance, smooth browsing capabilities, and enjoying multimedia.
Among the highlights of BlackBerry 7 OS, users will notice RIM’s next-generation browser that offers faster and smoother web browsing, as well as optimized HTML5 performance. In addition, the universal search feature has been improved with support for voice-activated search.
The smartphone comes pre-loaded with BBM (BlackBerry Messenger), as well as built-in support for Augmented Reality
and NFC (Near Field Communications).
Hardware-wise, BlackBerry Bold 9790 is equipped with a 1.1 GHz single-core processor, and packs 8GB of internal memory, 768 MB of RAM and microSD card slot for memory expansion (up to 32GB).
It sports a 2.45-inch capacitive touchscreen display (480 x 360 pixels resolution) and a 5-megapixel rear camera with autofocus and LED flash.
“BlackBerry smartphones offer a uniquely refined mobile and social communications experience that people love and we believe customers will be very impressed by the enhanced performance and outstanding communications, multimedia, productivity and social connectivity features offered by the slim and sleek BlackBerry Bold 9790
,” added Karjalainen.