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  • Battery Life
  • BlackBerry 6 OS
  • Camera & video
  • Multitasking
  • QWERTY keyboard & trackpad

More charge, less charging

Battery Life

Talk more, play more and work more in between charges. Enjoy the blazing fast processor and up to 36 hours of music playback time.

Think fast

BlackBerry 6 OS

The BlackBerry Bold 9780 gives you the boldest experience yet with intuitive menus, tabbed browsing, streamlined multimedia and social feeds.

Shoot like a pro

Camera & video

BlackBerry® Bold™ smartphones feature 3.2 to 5 MP cameras with flash, image stabilization and up to 2X zoom. It's easy to get great pictures of those memorable moments.

Back and forth and back again

Multitasking

Edit one minute, post the next, send an email, browse the web–all without losing your place.

Let your fingers
do the talking

QWERTY keyboard & trackpad

Return emails faster because typing is quick and accurate. The familiar keyboard has a natural feel, plus the trackpad make scrolling a breeze.

Just the right size

9780 9700
Height 4.29 in / 109 mm 4.29 in / 109 mm
Width 2.36 in / 60 mm 2.36 in / 60 mm
Depth 0.56 in / 14 mm 0.56 in / 14 mm
Weight 4.3 oz / 122 g 4.3 oz / 122 g

More power to you

9780

  • 1500 mAHR removable/rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Talk time: Up to 6 hours (GSM or UMTS)
  • Standby time: Up to 22 days / 528 hours (GSM), up to 17 days / 408 hours (UMTS)
  • Music playback time: Up to 36 hours

9700

  • 1500 mAHR removable/rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Talk time: Up to 6 hours (GSM or UMTS)
  • Standby time: Up to 21 days / 504 hours (GSM), up to 17 days / 408 hours (UMTS)
  • Music playback time: Up to 38 hours

Dazzling color

480x360 Color Display graphic
  • High-resolution 480x360 pixel colour display
  • Light-sensitive screen
  • User-selectable font size

Look & listen

  • Video: MPEG4 Part 2 Simple Profile, H.263, WMV
  • Audio: MP3, MIDI, AMR-NB, AAC / AAC+ / eAAC+, WMA

A great memory

9780

  • 512 MB onboard memory
  • 2 GB media card included
  • Expandable memory with support for microSD cards

9700

  • 256 MB onboard memory
  • 2 GB media card included
  • Expandable memory with support for microSD cards

Picture this

Picture this

9780

  • 5 MP camera
  • 2X digital zoom
  • Flash
  • Video recording

9700

  • 3.2 MP camera
  • 2X digital zoom
  • Flash
  • Video recording

Hearing is believing

9780

  • 3.5mm stereo headset jack
  • Built-in speakerphone
  • M3/T3 rating for hearing aids

9700

  • 3.5mm stereo headset jack
  • Built-in speakerphone
  • M3/T3 rating for hearing aids
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Directions on the go

  • Built-in GPS functionality
  • Includes BlackBerry® Maps

Wi-Fi at your service

  • 802.11 b / g
  • WPA / WPA2 Personal and Enterprise
  • Cisco CCX certified
  • Wi-Fi® access to BlackBerry® Enterprise Server
  • Wi-Fi® access to BlackBerry Internet Bundle
  • Support for UMA (carrier-dependent)

Typing & navigation

Typing & navigation
  • Optical trackpad
  • Full QWERTY keyboard
  • ESC key to right of trackpad
  • Menu key to left of trackpad
  • Keyboard backlighting

Available colors

9780

  • Black
  • White

9700

  • Black
  • White

Additional features

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    Choose your alerts, don't miss a thing

    • Polyphonic/MIDI ringtones
    • MP3 ringtones
    • Vibrate mode
    • LED indicator
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    Your security

    • Password protection with keyboard lock
    • Sleep mode
    • AES or Triple DES encryption with BlackBerry Enterprise Server
    • Optional support for S/MIME
    • FIPS validation
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    Bluetooth essentials

    • Bluetooth® v2.1
    • Mono/stereo headset
    • Hands-free operation
    • Phone book access profile (PBAP)
    • Serial port profile
    • Stereo audio (A2DP/AVCRP)
    • Dial-up networking (DUN)
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    Carrier networks

    9780

    • Tri-band 3G HSDPA networks: 2100MHz/1900MHz/850MHz
    • Tri-band UMTS networks: 2100/1900/850/800 MHz and 2100/1700/900 MHz
    • Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE networks: 850/900/1800/1900MHz

    9700

    • Tri-band 3G HSDPA networks: 2100MHz/1900MHz/850MHz
    • Tri-band UMTS networks: 2100/1900/850/800 MHz and 2100/1700/900 MHz
    • Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE networks: 850/900/1800/1900MHz

How To Demos

  • BlackBerry Bold 9780
  • Take a picture
  • Record a video
  • Search your smartphone
  • Manage RSS Feeds