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Research in Motion announces BlackBerry Bold 9790 and Curve 9380


Research in Motion has added two new smartphones to their portfolio, the Bold 9790 (left pic) and Curve 9380, both are based on the latest BlackBerry 7 operating system. The smartphones claim to offer users fast performance, brilliant touch displays and compact designs altogether.

The BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 have recently been announced that are based on the BlackBerry 7 operating system. The smartphones sport slim and stylish designs with enhanced communications, multimedia, productivity and social connectivity features. The Bold 9790 is powerful and compact and offers fast performance with high resolution touchscreen and tactile keyboard. The BlackBerry Curve 9380 boasts to be the company's first BlackBerry Curve smartphone with a large touch display, and offers powerful social experiences and ease-of-use in a compact form factor. Pricing and availability for Singapore have yet to be released at press time.

BlackBerry Bold 9790 specifications

Size (L x W x D) – 110mm x 60mm x 11.4mm
Display – 2.45" touch screen 480 x 360 pixel resolution at 246ppi
Software – BlackBerry 7 OS
Memory – 8GB onboard, expandable up to 40GB via microSD card
Battery Life – GSM Talk Time: TBD ; GSM Standby Time: TBD; UMTS Talk Time: TBD; UMTS Standby Time: TBD; Audio Playback: TBD; Video Playback: TBD
Camera – 5-megapixel camera, flash, continuous auto focus, face detection, image stabilization, scene modes, 2x digital zoom, VGA video recording (640 x 480),
GPS – Assisted, standalone and simultaneous GPS
Wi-Fi – 2.4 GHz b/g/n, 5 GHz a/n
Network UMTS: 2100/1900/850/800 MHz (Bands 1,2,5/6); 2100/1700/900 MHz (Bands 1,4,8); GSM: 1900/1800/900/850 MHz
Data: HSDPA (7.2 Mbps); HSUPA (5.76 Mbps)


BlackBerry Curve 9380 specifications

Size (L x W x D) – 109mm x 60mm x 11.2mm
Display – 3.2” HVGA+ touch screen 480 X 360 pixel resolution at 188ppi
Software – BlackBerry 7 OS
Battery Life – GSM Talk Time: up to 5.5 hours; GSM Standby Time: up to 15 days; UMTS Talk Time: up to 5.8 hours; UMTS Standby Time: up to 15 days; Audio Playback: up to 30 hours; Video Playback: up to 5.5 hours
Memory – 512 MB on-board memory, expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card
NFC – Operating Frequency: 13.56 MHz; Operating Modes: reader/writer; card emulation
Augmented Reality – Powered by Accelerometer and Magnetometer
Camera – 5-megapixel camera with flash, image stabilization, 4x digital zoom, scene modes, VGA video recording (640 X 480)
GPS – Integrated GPS with A-GPS
Wi-Fi – 2.4 GHz – 802.11 b/g/n enabled
Network – Quad-Band: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz; GSM/GPRS networks; Tri-Band UMTS networks: Variant A: (800/850)/1900/2100 MHz; UMTS networks Variant B: 900/1700/2100 MHz UMTS networks

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