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BlackBerry announces Bold 9780By Tom Manners 28 October 2010 | Categories: news
Research In Motion (RIM) today introduced the BlackBerry Bold 9780, which will offer a number of upgrades on its cousin the BlackBerry Bold 9700 - including out of the box support for BlackBerry 6.
"We are very excited to introduce the BlackBerry Bold 9780 featuring the new BlackBerry 6 operating system,” said Carlo Chiarello, vice president, product management at research In Motion.
“This new model builds on the highly refined mobile experience that BlackBerry Bold users already know and love and delivers a wide range of enhancements including a rich new user interface, a fast and powerful WebKit-based browser, broadly improved communications and multimedia capabilities, an incredibly useful Universal Search feature and a high quality 5 MP camera.”
The BlackBerry Bold 9780 supports 3G networking, includes Wi-Fi with support for carrier supported Wi-Fi calling (UMA where available) and GPS. It comes with a 5 MP camera with auto focus, scene modes, image stabilization, flash and video recording. The BlackBerry Bold 9780 also includes 512 MB Flash memory and an expandable memory card slot that supports up to 32 GB of additional storage.
The device will be released globally in November. No word yet on local availability or pricing has yet been given.
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