Blackberry Bold 9700 vs. Blackberry Bold 9780

The difference between Blackberry Bold 9700 and Blackberry Bold 9780

Two of the Smartphones that come from the Research in Motion family of cell phones are the Blackberry Bold 9700 and the Blackberry Bold 9780. The Bold versions of these phones are very user-friendly with an email feature that has the ability of integrating up to ten email accounts. They are both supported by 3G technology and have features that are the same, such as full QWERTY keyboard, optical pad for navigation tracking and a keypad lock for password key protection.

The internal features of both the 9700 and 9780 Bold versions of the Blackberry are the same. The 9780 has a few additional features, such as 256 MB RAM and a 5.0 MP camera. The black has a finer finish than the 9700 model and it has a black rim.

Blackberry Bold 9780 enhanced features

The enhanced features that you will find on the Blackberry Bold 9780 are:

  • It uses the Blackberry OS 6 operating system.
  • Web browsing is faster and richer and with the tabbed feature you can have several web pages open at the same time.
  • Multitasking is much smoother.
  • Social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter, are integrated
  • You can customize and organize the home screen.
  • There are two quick access areas – one to manage connections, option screens and alarms and another to gain access to phone calls, emails, text messages and voice mail.
  • You can search the handset as well as the Internet.
  • It has a search box and a URL entry box.
  • There is an enhanced media player.

The following chart will better illustrate the differences between the Blackberry Bold 9700 and the Blackberry Bold 9780.

Blackberry Bold 9700 Blackberry Bold 9780
Display 2.4 inch LCD with 480 X 360 resolution; light sensitivity, 16-bit color screen; adjustable font size 2.4 inch LCD with 480 X 360 resolution; light sensitivity, 16-bit color screen; adjustable font size
Size and Weight 4.29 inches x 2. 36 inches x 0.56 inches; 4.3 ounces 4.29 inches x 2. 36 inches x 0.56 inches; 4.3 ounces
Battery 1500 mAh Li-ion battery 1500 mAh Li-ion battery
Talk Time Up to 6 hours Up to 6 hours
Standby Time 21 days (GSM); 17 days (UMTS) 22 days (GSM); 17 days (UMTS)
Playback Music Up to 38 hours Up to 36 hours
Camera 3.2 MP; 2 times digital zoom; autofocus with flash and video recording capability 5.0 MP; 2 times digital zoom; autofocus with flash and video recording capability at 176 x 144 pixels and 353 X 480 pixels
Memory 256 MB Ram with a 2G media card 512 MB RAM with a 2G media card
GPA, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth GPS and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g built –inSupports Bluetoth v2.1 GPS and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g built –inSupports Bluetoth v2.1
Carrier Network 3G: tri-band HSDPA 2100/1900/850 MHzUMTS: tri-band 2100/1900/850/800 MHz and 2100/1700/900 MHz

GSM/GPRS/EDGE:Quad-band 850/900/1800/1900 MHz

 

3G: tri-band HSDPA 2100/1900/850 MHzUMTS: tri-band 2100/1900/850/800 MHz and 2100/1700/900 MHz

GSM/GPRS/EDGE:Quad-band 850/900/1800/1900 MHz