Pros

  • Improved keyboard
  • Visually stunning display

Cons

  • Disappointing call quality
  • Expensive

At A Glance

The BlackBerry Bold almost lives up to its name with a stunning design, but its mediocre call quality and camera hold it back

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number BOLD
Processor
Processor type Marvel
Processor speed 0.624 MHz
Display
Backlight Yes
Display size 2.75 inches
Display type Color
Resolution 480 x 320 pixels
Storage
Other storage Micro SD
Battery
Vendor Rated Talk Time 4.5 hours
Vendor Rated Standby Time 324.0 hours
Ports and Connections
Microphone input Yes
Headphone Jack
  • 3.5 mm
  • 2.5 mm
Wireless connection Yes
Bluetooth Yes
USB 2.0 Yes
USB 1.1 Yes
Dimensions
Width 4.5 inches
Depth 2.6 inches
Height 2.6 inches
Weight 0.3 pounds
Exposure Controls
Flash Built-in Flash
Image Processor
Megapixels 2.0
Storage Media
SD card Micro SD
Carrier
MTS Yes
HSDPA 1.0
GSM 850 1.0
UMTS 1.0
GSM 1800 1.0
GPRS 1.0
GSM 1900 1.0
GSM 800 1.0
Cell Carrier ATT
Supported Video Formats
MPEG4 Yes
wmv Yes
Streaming Video Yes
Video Calling Yes
Supported Audio Formats
AAC
  • AAC Plus
  • AAC
MP3 Yes
Included Software
Operating System Proprietary
Sync
Sync Options Supported USB
Camera
camera_shutter 0.0
Form Factor
Volume Controls Yes
Number of Displays One
Form Factor Candy bar
Keyboard Yes
Messaging
MMS Yes
SMS Yes
Other Messaging Support
  • SMS
  • MMS
  • IM
  • E-Mail
Location
GPS 1.0