• BlackBerry Bold 9700 vs BlackBerry Bold 9780 vs BlackBerry Curve 9220

Phone Comparison - BlackBerry Bold 9700 vs BlackBerry Bold 9780 vs BlackBerry Curve 9220

general General Info

Manufacturer BlackBerry BlackBerry BlackBerry
Announced October 2009 October 2010 April 2012
Status Available - November 2009 Available - November 2010 Available - May 2012
Colors Black, White Black, White Black, Fuchsia Pink, Pure White, Teal Blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 109 x 60 x 14 mm
(4.29 x 2.36 x 0.55 in )
109 x 60 x 14 mm
(4.29 x 2.36 x 0.55 in )
109 x 60 x 12.7 mm
(4.29 x 2.36 x 0.5 in)
Weight 122 g (4.3 oz) 122 g (4.3 oz) 102 g (3.6 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS BlackBerry OS v5.0, upgradable to v6.0 BlackBerry OS 6.0 BlackBerry OS 7.1
Processor 624 MHz 624 MHz
GPU
RAM 256 MB 512 MB 512 MB
Internal Memory 256 MB storage 256 MB storage 512 MB ROM
External Memory microSD, up to 16GB, 2GB included microSD, up to 32GB, 2GB card included microSD, up to 32GB

display Display

Type TFT TFT TFT
Colors 65K colors 65K colors 65K colors
Size 2.44 inches 2.44 inches 2.44 inches
Resolution 480 x 360 pixels (246 ppi) 480 x 360 pixels (246 ppi) 320 x 240 pixels (164 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 28.17% 28.17% 28.17%
Multi-Touch no no no

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + downloadable Yes + downloadable Yes
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 2 MP, 1600x1200 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Image Stabilization Auto focus,
Video Yes Yes Yes
Front Camera No [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Class 10, 236.8 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 3.6 Mbps HSDPA No
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v2.1 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, UMA Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, UMA Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support No
Browser HTML HTML HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 256MB storage, 256 MB RAM 256 MB storage, 512 MB RAM 512 MB ROM, 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 16GB, 2GB included microSD, up to 32GB, 2GB card included microSD, up to 32GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor not present proximity sensor not present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor not present accelerometer sensor not present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Po Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1500 mAh 1500 mAh 1450 mAh
Stand by Up to 408 h Up to 528 h (2G)
Up to 408 h (3G)
Up to 432 h
Talk Time Up to 6 h Up to 6 h (2G)
Up to 6 h (3G)
Up to 7 h