Coming soon to Three – BlackBerry Bold 9900

RIM’s thinnest BlackBerry® Bold™ smartphone, the BlackBerry Bold 9900, with the new BlackBerry 7 OS will be available on Three this summer.

This latest addition to Three’s BlackBerry range features a brushed stainless steel frame and provides an easier and faster user experience with improved browsing, voice-activated searches, the ability to manage personal content separately from corporate content using BlackBerry® Balance™, as well as additional personal and productivity apps out of the box.

The Liquid Graphics touch screen delivers faster, smoother and more responsive touch-based navigation – great for browsing the web, viewing pictures, watching video and playing games. The BlackBerry Bold 9900 also features BlackBerry’s trusted QWERTY keyboard and BlackBerry Messenger.

Sylvia Chind, head of handsets said, “The BlackBerry Bold 9900, with the new feature-packed BlackBerry 7 operating system, is an excellent addition to the Three smartphone range. Our award winning 3G network will bring the new operating system to life so that our customers can be free to browse the web quickly and download apps on this slim new phone.”

Key features include:

  • BlackBerry® 7 operating system
  • Liquid Graphics™ touch screen
  • Support for high speed 4G/HSPA+ wide area wireless networks
  • Orientation Sensor (Accelerometer), Digital Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity Sensor
  • NFC technology
  • 5.0 MP camera, supports 720p HD video recording
  • 1.2 GHz Processor, 768 MB RAM

Notes to Editors

Contact information.

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