With our release hint tweet last night, the next generation of BlackBerry Smartphone – BlackBerry Bold 9900 launches in India today! It arrives before our expected August 15th date with a price tag – Rs. 32,490. As of the CDMA model, BlackBerry Bold 9930 is also set to release by carriers later this year. This is RIM‘s first ever device to launch in India before the US.

Mr. Sanjay Kaul, Senior Director, Channel Sales, Research In Motion, India, Mr. Ranjan Moses, Carrier Product Manager, Research In Motion, India, Mr. Sunil Lalvani, Director, Enterprise Sales, Research In Motion, India, Mr. Advait Vaidya, Head, Product Management, Research In Motion, India

Research In Motion India revealed the smartphone in New Delhi this afternoon. The leaders demonstrated the powerful new OS7 & blazing fast BlackBerry Bold 9900 which will hit shelves tonight in most of BlackBerry certified stores in the country.

(Source: N4BB)

Hardware

Precisely designed

Height 4.53 in / 115 mm
Width 2.60 in / 66 mm
Depth 0.41 in / 10.5 mm
Weight 4.59 oz / 130 g

Brilliant touch display

  • VGA 640 x 480 high resolution
  • 287 ppi
  • Transmissive TFT LCD
  • 2.8? (measured diagonally)
  • 24-bit display

Powerful performance

  • Processor: QC 8655 1.2GHz

Room to spare

  • Memory: 768MB RAM, 8 GB eMMC
  • Expandable memory: Up to 32 GB uSD card(optional)

Software

Liquid Graphics

Reach out and touch your smartphone like never before, swiping, pinching and zooming on the Liquid Graphics™ touch screen. Together with a 1.2 GHz processor, and a 24-bit high-res display, Liquid Graphics gives you fluid animations and instant response times.

FEATURED APPS
Superior performance

Fast and powerful

Faster loading, faster scrolling, faster zooming. It’s the fastest BlackBerry experience to date. The premium BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 smartphones feature the most powerful engine ever in a BlackBerry smartphone.

Boldly go anywhere

Move from home to the coffee shop to the airport and to the office without missing a beat while connecting to Wi-Fi® hotspots wherever they’re available.

BlackBerry 7 OS

BlackBerry® 7 is the next generation BlackBerry OS, packed with powerful new features and innovative apps. Augmented reality introduces exciting new ways to interact with the world around you, and with Near Field Communication1 (NFC) built-in, you can connect with other NFC-enabled devices and smart tags.

A balancing act

When you’re done with work, turn your attention to the weekend – your BlackBerry Bold smartphone switches gears right with you. With BlackBerry® Balance™ technology, your work life and private life never mix—letting you use your BlackBerry smartphone for whatever life throws at you.

FEATURED APPS
Capture life in HD

Inspiring, special and funny moments happen on the fly. Capture it all with 720p HD video recording and an impressive
5 MP camera.

Works the way you do

You’re a natural-born multitasker, and so is your BlackBerry® smartphone. Whatever you’re busy doing, all of your messages, updates and notifications keep coming through. Easily bounce from one thing to another—all at once.