Pure white BlackBerry Bold 9900 now available in Hong Kong

By DJ Reyes on 31 Jan 2012 09:55 am EST
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White BlackBerry Bold 9900 

The sexy and sleek looking white BlackBerry Bold 9900 is slowly making its way around the globe. Right now the Bold 9900 has made its way to Hong Kong. RIM announced yesterday that the white version of the flagship device is available for pre-order. It is expected to ship out mid-February.

I can see the appeal for white BlackBerry smartphones and would like to own one myself, it was just a shame that the white one was not available when I took out my contract. So if you want to follow the footsteps of our fearless leader, CrackBerry Kevin and get yourself a white Bold 9900 then pre-order now from the Hong Kong BlackBerry website.

For the full press release continue reading below.

Hong Kong - Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the launch of the BlackBerry Bold 9900 smartphone in Pure White for customers in Hong Kong. The stunning new smartphone can be pre-ordered today at http://hk.blackberry.com/w9900preorder with expected availability in mid-February. The first 500 customers who pre-order the new handset will receive the Jabra EASYGO White Bluetooth Headset* with their purchase.

The BlackBerry Bold 9900 is the thinnest BlackBerry® smartphone yet at only 10.5mm, and the first to offer the perfect union of a high performance keyboard and touch display integrated within the iconic BlackBerry Bold design. The new BlackBerry Bold 9900 is also the first BlackBerry smartphone to include built-in support for NFC (Near Field Communications), a new technology that is enabling many new and exciting capabilities, including the ability to make mobile payments, pair with NFC-enabled accessories or read SmartPoster tags with a simple tap of the smartphone.

Distinguished by its high performance, beautiful design, amazingly effective keyboard and brilliant touch display, the Pure White BlackBerry Bold 9900 is crafted with premium materials including a brushed stainless steel frame that puts the finishing touch on a truly outstanding smartphone.

The new BlackBerry® 7 operating system introduces a next generation BlackBerry browser with a significantly faster, more fluid web browsing experience that is among the best in the industry. Combining the dramatically improved performance of the advanced WebKit browser engine together with powerful hardware enhancements, the BlackBerry Bold 9900 smartphone delivers browsing results that are up to 40% faster than BlackBerry® 6 based smartphones and up to 100% faster than BlackBerry® 5 based smartphones**. Additional enhancements to the browser include optimized zooming and panning for smoother web navigation and optimized HTML5 performance for incredible gaming and video experiences.

For more information, please visit http://hk.blackberry.com.

3 comments

Strider2112

"BlackBerry Bold 9900 smartphone delivers browsing results that are up to 40% faster than BlackBerry® 6 based smartphones and up to 100% faster than BlackBerry® 5 based smartphones**"

Lol

asiayeah

This thing is awesome. If I don't own a black one, I would definitely get it. It also comes with a free Jabra white bluetooth headset for preordering, although I wish BlackBerry makes a white headset itself.

At least I can get it a try in person in a local retail shop soon. ;)

TheWolf1965

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