BlackBerry Bold 9900 released in South Africa

By Bizclik Editor

Research in Motion (RIM) and Vodacom have released the new BlackBerry Bold 9900 in South Africa.

At only 10.5mm it is the thinnest BlackBerry smartphone yet and features a wider QWERTY keyboard than the previous Bold 9000 model.

The smartphone is the first of RIM’s models running the new BlackBerry 7 operating system to be launched in South Africa.

Read more from the WDM content network:

To read the latest issue of African Business Review, click here

 

The Bold 9900 also has a 1.2GHz processor, 768MB RAM, 8GB internal storage with a microSD slot that supports up to 32GB external storage, and a 5 megapixel camera that can record 720p video.

According to RIM’s research, the BlackBerry 7 OS runs 40 percent faster when browsing the internet than the previous Blackberry 6 and twice as fast as the BlackBerry 5.

The browser also has optimised HTML5 performance for improved gaming and video experiences and optimised zooming and panning for smoother web navigation.

African Business Review is now available on the iPad. Click here to download it.

Share

Featured Articles

Meet the COO: Brook Sims of MAC Diversity Recruiters

Passionate about helping others find their voice, diversity leader and COO Brook Sims talks powerful leadership, diverse teams and being a change agent

Best business books to improve leadership strategy

From strategic guides to inspiring CEO memoirs, these new books dish up plenty of principles, strategies, and anecdotes to help you become a better leader

Shoplazza founder and CEO Jeff Li, ex Baidu, on leadership

Named in Fortune China’s 40 under 40 for 2022, former Baidu head Jeff Li is the entrepreneurial founder and CEO of ecommerce platform Shoplazza

The office shifts to new way of working – workplace special

Leadership & Strategy

Trailblazer: Clorox's DEI leader Shanique Bonelli-Moore

Sustainability

The inspirational CEO story – Dean Forbes of Forterro

Leadership & Strategy