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Model
Bold 9650
Screen Resolution
480x360
Announced
26 Apr 2010
Released
16 May 2010
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Official OS 5.0.0.699 For The BlackBerry Bold 9650 Now Available From Sprint

Since most BlackBerry Bold 9650's came with OS 5.0.0.621 preloaded, I guess RIM and Sprint were feeling nice and decided to roll out an update for that OS rather quickly. You can now download the official OS 5.0.0.699 directly from the Sprint BlackBerry download page. No folks, it's not a leak...

Sprint Bold 9650 Factory Unlocked Out of the Box

In case you missed it in David's BlackBerry Bold 9650 review, a very cool feature of the new device is that is comes factory unlocked right out of the box. This means no more scrounging for unlock codes if you want to use the 9650 on another carrier. You will be able to use EDGE on North...

Review: Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9650

Hands On Review of the Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9650 The launch of the new BlackBerry Bold 9650 has been highly anticipated among the CDMA users on CrackBerry. The day has finally come where the masses can now add this new BlackBerry to their mobile communications arsenal. The Bold 9650 was...

Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9650 Video Unboxing and Overview!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]The Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9650... it's finally here! CrackBerry's David Boyd is currently putting the new CDMA flagship full physical qwerty BlackBerry through its paces and is working on in-depth device review, so while we're waiting on that I figured it...

BlackBerry Bold 9650 Now Available from Sprint

A happy Sunday to all the Sprint users that have been waiting on the BlackBerry Bold 9650 to come along, as the device is now available for purchase via the carrier's site. We heard some rumors that it would be out before the scheduled May 23rd release date, and it looks like they held true....

Official OS 5.0.0.621 Now Available for the BlackBerry Bold 9650 from Sprint

*Update: It looks like order has been restored and the OS and device are both listed correctly. The download now shows Bold 9650 and not Tour 9650. You're welcome Sprint :-) * Here's one that was pretty unexpected. It looks like Sprint has released an official OS for the Bold 9650 through the...

Take Note: MicroUSB Port Location on the BlackBerry Bold 9650 IS Slightly Different Than on the Tour 9630

Top: BlackBerry Tour 9630, Bottom: BlackBerry Bold 9650 - note the slight change in MicroUSB port location This is one is a public service announcement for all of the soon to be BlackBerry Bold 9650 makers and to all of the accessory manufacturers and retailers out there. For the most part, the...

FCC Approves BlackBerry Bold 9650

Usually we hear about FCC approvals earlier on in the life of a device, but this one comes less than a few weeks from the launch of the Bold 9650. The device was officially announced last week, and we already know it will be arriving at Sprint on May 23rd. No statement from Verizon just yet, but...

BlackBerry Bold 9650 Cases and Accessories

With its release right around the corner, its no surprise that Bold 9650 cases and other accessories for the Bold 9650 will be flying in from everywhere in the coming weeks. At the BlackBerry booth during WES 2010, there were a good variety on hand as well. There are the basic BlackBerry Bold...

BlackBerry Bold 9650 Coming to Sprint May 23rd

Following up on all of this mornings announcements regarding the Bold 9650, Sprint has dropped a press release of their own. The CDMA carrier will be making the device available for purchase on May 23rd. Less than a month away, but still a bit of a wait for those chomping at the bit. No word...

BlackBerry Bold 9650 Quick Review and Comparison to Tour 9630 and Bold 9700

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Following up this morning's official BlackBerry Bold 9650 announcement and our guided video tour of the Bold 9650 and Pearl 3G, we spent a few more minutes with the new CDMA Bold stacking it up against its two brothers the Bold 9650 and Tour 9630.While the...

Get Up Close and Personal with the BlackBerry Bold 9650 & Pearl 9100 Interactive Demos

Itching to get your hands on a new BlackBerry Bold 9650 or Pearl 9100/9105? Well you'll still have to wait a few weeks - but in the meantime, why not play around with one virtually? You can check out the new devices through interactive demos. Take the device for a spin, check out the installed...

BlackBerry Bold 9650 and Pearl 3G Hands-On Video

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Shortly after the new BlackBerry Bold 9650 and BlackBerry Pearl 3G were announced, we headed over to the BlackBerry room to get some hands-on time with the devices. Check out the video above for a quick look of what's in store. Mike McAndrews, RIM's VP of...

BlackBerry Bold 9650 Officially Announced!

Today at WES 2010 in Orlando, RIM has finally announced that the long awaited Bold 9650 will be coming to North American networks in early May. The device will support 3G and have both Wifi and an optical trackpad. As expected, the device will also be rocking a full 512 MB of flash memory, which...

Bold 9650 Spotted in Verizon Corporate Store Banner

It looks like Verizon may have jumped the gun on this one. A keen eye spotted this banner in a Verizon corporate store, and it looks like the device in the middle is the yet to be released Bold 9650. We're not sure who's to blame for this one, but you can be sure someone will be getting a...

BlackBerry Bold 9650 Launching With 512MB Device Memory and OS 5.0 (6.0 Ready); What Current Devices Will Get 6/WebKit Browser?

When early pre-production units of the BlackBerry "essex" aka "Tour2" started floating around and making appearances on the interwebs, they were still showing the same 256MB of device memory that other current-generation BlackBerry device models like the Tour 9630, Storm2, Bold 9700, Curve 85xx...

BlackBerry Bold 9650 Arriving On Sprint May 16th?

Sure seems that way according to the picture that was sent into us via the tips line. The above pic is from the Sprint hotsheet, which was updated at some point this morning. Looking at the list you can see the BlackBerry Bold 9650 listed along with what may be the pricing details for launch...

BlackBerry Bold 9650 Features and Specifications - Releasing May 27th?

We got our hands on some info that is packed with the Bold 9650 features and specifications. According to this image, the device may be set to release as early as May 27th as well. We know a fair amount about the Bold 9650 already (trackpad, addition of Wifi) but here are some of the other specs...

US Cellular Outs BlackBerry Bold 9650 Via Mail In Rebate Form

Seems we have been concentrating so much on Verizon releasing the BlackBerry Bold 9650 that we kind of forgot about the few other CDMA carriers that might also grab it. As it turns out, the folks over at HoFo posted up the above screen shot of it showing up on a US Cellular rebate form. With...

Exclusive: New Live Photos of BlackBerry Bold 9650 Show Off Bold Branding!

* * images removed by request * * Hot off the CrackBerry Tip Line and following up yesterday's photos of the 9650 OEM casing, you're looking at live photos of the Blackberry Bold 9650. As you can see in the photos, the About screen is branded with the BlackBerry 9650 device model (I guess RIM's...

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The BlackBerry Bold 9650 was a follow-up to the Tour 9630. It was the first BlackBerry to change from a trackball input to infrared touchpad. Besides that notable difference, the external hardware and internal specifications were more or less the same as the Tour. The memory was doubled and Wi-Fi capabilities were added. The BlackBerry Bold 9650 was released in May 2010.