RIM posted a new commercial for the BlackBerry Bold 9930/9900 to their youtube account a few days ago, showing off the harmony of the touchscreen + physical keyboard experience on what they refer to as the "new" BlackBerry Bold. You can check out the video above.

Personally, I'm LOVING that the iconic BlackBerry form factor now has a touchscreen. I use it all the time mixed in with my trackpad and keyboard use. I've tried going back to my touchscreen-less 9780, and now it just feels weird not to have it. That said, a few of my friends who have picked up the 9900 (including my gf), have mentioned on more than one occassion they wish they could turn the touchscreen off.  I guess they're so used to not having a touchscreen that they're not really using it all that much so more than anything they find it gets in the way with accidental swiping. That option doesn't exist of course, but for those who can't stand a touchscreen the newly announced BlackBerry Curves don't have one.


So to all the BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 owners out there, be sure to vote on the poll above and let us know where you're weighing in on this debate, and be sure to sound off in the comments!