BlackBerry Bold 9790

price N/A launch Dec, 2011

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 8 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • High quality build
  • Light weight
  • Good display quality (good viewing angles, good sunlight legibility)
  • Good touch responsiveness
  • Smooth performance
  • Good QWERTY keyboard (though not as good as that of Bold 9900)
  • Decent audio/video playback quality

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • Average camera
  • No front-facing video-call camera
  • Average loudspeaker
  • Number and quality of apps available for BlackBerry falls far behind Android and iOS
  • BlackBerry Internet Service account is a must to use many of the phone features

8 expert review(s)


video review

source: @PhoneArena
OS
Smartphone OSBlackBerry OS 7, Upgradeable to 7.1
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size2.45 inches
Screen Resolution480x360 pixels (~ 245 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • LCD
  • Scratch Resistant
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
Processor/RAM
Processor1 GHz
RAM768 MB
Memory
Internal Memory8 GB
Expandable Memory SlotYes
Battery
Battery Capacity1230 mAh
Battery Standby432 hrs
Battery Talktime5.30 hrs
Dimensions
Weight107 gm
Thickness11.4 mm
Camera
Camera5.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
Other Camera Features
  • Face detection
  • Image stabilization
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
CompassYes
NFCYes
More
App StoreBlackBerry App World
Full Physical QWERTY KeypadYes
Optical TrackpadYes
More
  • Privacy Controls
  • Game- Nic Nac Noe
  • Vlingo
  • Wikitude
  • BlackBerry Travel
  • ScoreMobile
  • Asklaila Streetsmart
  • Mobiesta
  • Comix on-the-go
  • Zomato
  • Naukri.Com
  • Bookur Table
  • Cure With Diet
  • Shaadi.Com
  • FourSquare
  • BlackBerry Traffic 3.0
  • Lost Mobile Tracker / Remote Lock / Remote Wipe
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
2.50/5
(Below Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys