August 21st, 2011
Category: Cell Phones with Service
Rating: 4.0 / 5.0 (11 votes)
BlackBerry Bold 9930 Phone (Sprint) by BlackBerry
The Sprint Blackberry Bold 9930 Locked Cell Phone is made with the powerful QC 8655 1.2GHz processor to satisfy your mobile needs. It has a lucid 3.2-inch Liquid Graphics touchscreen that gives you precise control of the interface. In addition, it sports a 5MP camera that can shoot superb images and 720p video clips with. Networking is also possible as this Blackberry Smartphone has 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi so you can always be connected to the world around you.
Powered by the next-generation BlackBerry OS 7, the BlackBerry Bold 9930 smartphone for Sprint is also the thinnest BlackBerry smartphone ever at just 10.5mm (0.41 inches). A large 2.8-inch capacitive touchscreen boasts millions of colors and is packed with pixels for crystal clear viewing of e-mail, web sites, and video. It's complemented by a full QWERTY keyboard and trackpad navigation.
A powerful 1.2 GHz processor provides smoother multitasking and navigation, fast downloads, and crisp HD 720p video recording via the Bold 9930's 5-megapixel camera. And the integrated Liquid Graphics technology combines a dedicated graphics processor with the main processor for a highly responsive touch interface with incredibly fast and smooth graphics.
The 3G-enabled Bold 9930 also offers ultra-fast Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking for connecting to home and business networks as well as on-the-go hotspots. And whether traveling to Europe or Asia, the Bold 9930 provides globetrotters the freedom of reliable global connectivity to GSM and 3G UMTS networks via Sprint Worldwide international services.
Packed full of the latest mobile technologies, the Bold 9930 includes an augmented reality feature that uses the built-in compass (magnetometer) to display over 150 million points of interest, BBM contacts, and more. And with support for Near Field Communications (NFC), the Bold 9930 can securely read information from “smart” tags, or everyday objects that have NFC chips in them–from stickers and movie posters to t-shirts.
With BlackBerry, on-the-go productivity is the name of the game. You'll get access to the world-class BlackBerry push messaging service with access to up to 10 supported business and personal e-mail accounts, plus BlackBerry Enterprise Server support for corporate e-mail installations. The DataViz Docs To Go Premium suite is pre-loaded for editing Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files from anywhere, and you can access BlackBerry App World to download more productivity apps (as well as games and more). The Bold 9930 also offers support for the BlackBerry Playbook tablet BlackBerry Bridge (Bridge is available as a free download on BlackBerry App World).
The new BlackBerry browser offers incredibly fast page load times, better web-based gaming, HTML5 video support, and seamless scrolling and zooming. Other features include an 8 GB internal memory, expansion via microSD memory cards (up to 32 GB in size; 2 GB card included), Bluetooth for hands-free devices and stereo music streaming, 3.5mm stereo headset jack, and up to 6.6 hours of talk time (see full specifications below).
An NFC Reader application lets your read and interact with near-field communication (NFC) tags. For example, you can “touch” or “swipe” an NFC tag that might be embedded in a poster, sticker, or advertisement, then act on the data read from the tag. A typical use would be to read a tag at a restaurant, store, or event and then rate or register by jumping to a web site whose URL is included in the tag data.
The BlackBerry Bold 9930 weighs 4.59 ounces and measures 4.53 x 2.6 x 0.41 inches. Its 1230 mAh lithium-ion battery is rated at up to 6.6 hours of CDMA talk time (5.9 hours on GSM 3G networks), and up to 300 hours (12.8 days) of standby time. It runs on the 800/1900 CDMA/EV-DO Rev. A frequencies.
What's in the Box
Fast 3G network: Supporting the EV-DO Rev. A high-speed data standard, this phone enables you to download and stream high-quality video, straight onto your phone. Where coverage is available, EV-DO Rev. A connectivity provides average download speeds ranging from 400 to 700 Kbps, with peak rates up to 2 Mbps.
GPS capable with Sprint Navigation: This GPS-enabled phone provides optional access to Sprint Navigation for driving directions on your mobile phone–by voice and onscreen. Along the way, turn-by-turn directions will be announced in a clear voice and displayed on your phone. For example, Sprint Navigation will say, “Go 1.2 miles and turn right on Elm Street.” As you approach the turn, you will hear, “Turn right on Elm Street.” Sprint Navigation also provides proactive traffic alerts with one click re-routing. And it's easy to find restaurants, banks, cafes, hotels and more from over 10 million points of interest across the U.S. (Additional charges applicable.)
Sprint Music Plus: Powered by RealNetworks, Sprint Music Plus is a full-featured music and ringtone manager, enabling you to purchase a song bundle of the full track, ringtone and ringback tone with just one click. You'll also be able to create playlists, preview songs, assign ringback tones to play for different callers and times of day, and get recommendations based on your musical tastes. (Additional charges applicable.)
Sprint Radio: Listen to your favorite music, news and talk programming on your phone from virtually anywhere, anytime. Just pick the type of station you want to listen to and Sprint Radio streams to your phone instantly. You can stop and restart the programming just as instantly, whenever you need to. Sprint Radio includes more than 100 live, local radio stations from across the U.S. (Additional charges applicable.)
Sprint TV: With Sprint TV, you can make your cell phone your always-on source for news, weather, sports and more. This comprehensive video service combines high-quality streaming audio and video from channels including The Disney Channel, NBC News, the Weather Channel, ESPN Mobile TV, Syfy, Bravo, USA, and more. (Additional charges applicable.)