• BlackBerry Bold 9790 vs BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 vs BlackBerry 9720

Phone Comparison - BlackBerry Bold 9790 vs BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 vs BlackBerry 9720

general General Info

Manufacturer BlackBerry BlackBerry BlackBerry
Announced November 2011 May 2011 August 2013
Status Available - December 2011 Available - August 2011 Available - August 2013
Colors Black Black, White Black, White, Purple, Blue, Pure Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 110 x 60 x 11.4 mm
(4.33 x 2.36 x 0.45 in)
115 x 66 x 10.5 mm
(4.53 x 2.6 x 0.41 in)
114 x 66 x 12 mm
(4.49 x 2.6 x 0.47 in)
Weight 107 g (3.77 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 120 g (4.23 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 / 800
HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 / 800
HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS BlackBerry OS 7.0 BlackBerry OS 7.0 BlackBerry OS 7.1
Processor Marvel Tavor MG1 1 GHz 1.2 GHz QC 8655 806 MHz Tavor MG1
GPU -
RAM 768 MB 768 MB 512 MB
Internal Memory 8 GB storage 8 GB storage 512 MB ROM
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen IPS capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 2.45 inches 2.8 inches 2.8 inches
Resolution 480 x 360 pixels (245 ppi) 640 x 480 pixels (286 ppi) 480 x 360 pixels (214 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 28.14% 31.92% 32.35%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Geo-tagging, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, VGA Yes, 720p Yes
Front Camera No [Similar] No [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA 14.4Mbps, HSUPA 5.76Mbps HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v2.1 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, UMA (carrier-dependent) Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support, BlackBerry Maps Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML HTML HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB storage, 768 MB RAM 8GB storage, 768 MB RAM 512 MB ROM, 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity (JM-1) 1230 mAh 1450 mAh
Stand by Up to 432 h (2G)
Up to 408 h (3G)
Up to 307 h (2G)
Up to 307 h (3G)
Up to 432 h
Talk Time Up to 5 h 10 min (2G)
Up to 5 h 20 min (3G)
Up to 6 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 5 h 50 min (3G)
Up to 7 h