BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 Photo Gallery


Hands-On Photos and Official Press Images of the new BlackBerry Bold 9900 and BlackBerry Bold 9930 from Research In Motion

By Adam Zeis on 2 May 2011 08:42 pm EDT

In addition to our hands-on video we have a simple collection of BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 photos for your viewing pleasure. This is one sweet device and the pictures don't do it justice - you really do have to see it live and up close. This is RIM's thinnest device to date and with its all-around stainless steel bezel, full QWERTY keyboard and touchscreen, the BlackBerry Bold Touch is definitely one of the best looking devices as well. If you haven't already, check out all of our BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 coverage for more on RIM's latest Bold.

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BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 Photo Gallery


Totally agree. The left key is my messages button. It's instinct my uniform set up for all Blackberries I set up too. Now the camera button will have to be it...

I don't know why they did this... I have to get rid of the camera key and replace with my phonebook because now I my phonebook on the other side.

On the other hand Tray icon system allow us to quickly jump into the media panel and hit camera. Many people here on Crackberry hate the Tray system that came out in OS6, but I love it and I think it save time for me, even though some people find it it takes time to find programs.

I miss the Quick Access to QuickLaunch, although I hope this is where the Touch Screen Kicks in so it won't be missed that much.

Why would you want to hit a physical button on the side of the device when you can just touch that icon on a high-res screen?? Step into the 21st century guys, convenience keys are just not necessary anymore other than volume controls or putting the display to sleep. Look at the playbook for example- gestures are the new convenience!

Right on, people that want convenience keys don't understand that they now have a touch screen. Put whatever you want in the top of the tray and just touch it. One button is needed for the camera, that's it.

Never even think about second CK on my Torch.

And I miss my convenience key! I used to use it for screen capture so me having a touchscreen doesn't replace the need for one! I don't understand why they removed it, stupid idea in my opinion.

bah, the more i see it, the more i want it
i wish i could just go into a self induced coma and be waked up on release date :(

Stupid question time.

Since the OS6.1/7 icons have no text labels now how will we identify our multiple email inboxes?


in exactly the same way as you do nowadays for non touch os6 devices, highlight that icon and text appears in the slider where all/frequent/media sits

what will this phone do that a 9650 bold can't do? Is it just a bit faster? Talk to me... it's an honest question. Let me have it.

Just off the top of my head, it can record HD video. Also will have an augmented reality browser which I havent decided if it will be really useful or just a cool gimmick. There is the NFC thing which I dont see myself using much. And a compass.

Everything else it just does faster, or should at nearly twice the clock speed.

better camera, much much faster processor, Newer,faster OS, touch screen, bigger size(in my opinion is better, cant stand the small size of the 9700) PAUSE! Just the faster processor alone means better and faster web browsing and better viewing of videos on youtube and stuff. Hopefully.

My 8900 broke in December i went and bought the first BB I could find at a pawn shop ( an 8530) because there was no way I was going to extend my contract before this phone drops. My contract with TMo is up at the end of May. Whoever gets this first ATT or TMo, I am there!!!

TMo is getting the 9900, but correct me if I'm wrong - ATT is getting the 9930? I hope so!

for the people saying theres no second convenience key. ummm i think i see a 3rd button where the volume rockers are. could that be the other convenience key? Maybe they just simply moved it to the other side. DUH!!!! Either way this device is so sexy. Never thought i'd say that about a phone but it is. The metallic band around the phone is very iphone4-ish but i like it. it gives it a nice clean look. Ive been waiting for this phone for about a year now. I'm THIRST!!!!!

This is nice for a traditional form factor BB. But I wish they would bring back the great stereo speakers my Bold 9000 had. I need a loud phone and they seem to be going cheaper and cheaper on the speakers. Also I hope they show a Torch 2 our Storm 3 type device with a larger screen.

I presently have th 9700 and I love it, I skipped the Torch.........The Torch didn't catch my attention, but on the other hand, this baby (9900) is fasinating.....I must have one of these......Only disappointment so far is the side convenience key......

Who makes this? I mean what company in China or Taiwan or wherever makes this? They've done an excellent job.

Doesn anyone know how we can remove the AT&T labeling that is going to go on the bottom of th phone? Seriously hate those phone companies from ruining the look of the product. I don't think AT&T labels the iPhone, I wish other producers would man up and tell them to F-off. This is the one good thing that comes from S. blow Jobs being a prick.

First leaks on this phone were in 2009, and after this conference we STILL won't have release dates and pricing?!? C'mon RIM.

I'm new to blackberrry's...are the 9900 and 9930 different phones and if so whats going to be the difference...or are they the same phone?

@syiedn...the 9900device is GSM-related(AT&T/TMob will be doin' the shipment) while the 9930device is CDMA-bound(Verizon/Sprint), thatz just succintly put there...wot i call; "Excellence @itz Best"...BRAVO RIM!!! ;)