RIM officially announces the BlackBerry Bold 9900 & 9930

We are live from BlackBerry World 2011 and RIM is set to make a few announcements. First, they have officially announced a new BlackBerry Bold device: the Bold 9900 and the 9930 (the 9900 is the Tri-band HSPA+/GSM and the 9930 is the CDMA). The specs of ERTY smartphone were already leaked online over the past few weeks but here’s a good rundown of what they are:

BlackBerry Bold 9900 and 9930:
– 115 x 66 x 10.5mm (thinnest BlackBerry yet)
– 130grams
– 2.8-inch capacitive touchscreen – VGA (640X480), 287 dpi resolution
– QWERTY keyboard, optical trackpad
– 1.2 GHz processor, 768 MB RAM
– 8GB on-board memory and can hold up to 32GB
– NFC capabilities
– 5.0 megapixel camera with 720pHD i recording
– Accelerometer
– Built-in GPS-
– Wi-Fi
– Bluetooth
– 1230 MAh battery
– BlackBerry 7 OS

The Bold Touch is “expected to be available from carriers around the world beginning this Summer”.

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