BlackBerry Bold 9700 Reviews and Deals

1477 customer reviews

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8.7 out of 10 based on 1477 reviews.
BlackBerry Bold 9700: Smartphone with 3MP camera, QWERTY keypad and 360 x 480 display. See full product description

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Confirmed purchaser Basic text and chat user

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
all
Bad points:
battery
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Features 10.0
Battery life 4.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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0 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 24 Aug 2010

lindy, Basic text and chat user

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
i love it....great
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Features 10.0
Battery life 10.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 20 Sep 2010

Confirmed purchaser Style and looks come first

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
good phone overall
Bad points:
keys too tight together, difficult to type
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 8.0
Features 8.0
Battery life 6.0
Design 7.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 15 Aug 2010

George, Nottingham Basic text and chat user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
I find it very easy user freindly. I do like the internet as am always connected. all in all it is a lovely phone.
Bad points:
There is nothing at the moment.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 10.0
Features 7.0
Battery life 10.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 13 Sep 2010

Confirmed purchaser Business or web user

Score 3.0/10
Good points:
Smart phone so has many extra features such as GPRS and push mail.
Bad points:
Unreliable. Internet is slow. Cannot view pdf files. Keeps crashing. Keep having to restart. Some messages don't come through. A lot of applications have had a negative effect on the phone.
Overall rating 3.0
Ease of use 5.0
Features 6.0
Battery life 6.0
Design 6.0
Value for money 5.0
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Confirmed purchase: 13 Oct 2010

sue, manchester Basic text and chat user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
All good so my 3 girls tell me.
Bad points:
The camera is not very good.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Features 9.0
Battery life 9.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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0 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 10 Sep 2010

John-paul, Kilburn, London Business or web user

Score 4.0/10
Good points:
Full qwerty keyboard.
Bad points:
Awful apps, limited range, poor battery life, unintuitive contact-saving options and menus, repeats contacts by the hundred when synced with laptop, annoying delete-all text message function.
Overall rating 4.0
Ease of use 4.0
Features 3.0
Battery life 3.0
Design 4.0
Value for money 5.0
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Confirmed purchase: 08 Feb 2010

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Product Features

Operating system BlackBerry OS
Screen Resolution (pixels) 480 x 360
Type of phone Smartphone
Shape of phone bar
3G Yes
Touchscreen or keypad QWERTY keypad
Connections WiFi
Connections Bluetooth
Connections USB
Extra functions Flash
Extra functions Camera
Extra functions Email
Extra functions Instant messaging
Band Quad
Horizontal resolution (Pixels) 360
Vertical resolution (Pixels) 480
Camera resolution (MegaPixels) 3
Talk time (Hours) 6
Stand-by time (Days) 16.9
Depth in cm 1.4
Height in cm 10.9
Width in cm 6
Memory card slot Yes
Autofocus Yes
Weight (g) 122
EDGE Yes
FM tuner No
MP3 playback capable Yes
HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access) Yes
Java Yes
Release date 2009-11-01

Also known as: BlackBerry Bold -, BlackBerry? Bold? 9700, BlackBerry 9700

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