• BlackBerry Bold 9790 vs BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 vs BlackBerry Bold 9000

Phone Comparison - BlackBerry Bold 9790 vs BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 vs BlackBerry Bold 9000

general General Info

Manufacturer BlackBerry BlackBerry BlackBerry
Announced November 2011 May 2011 May 2008
Status Available - December 2011 Available - August 2011 Discontinued
Colors Black Black, White Black, White
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 14 mm
(4.49 x 2.6 x 0.55 in)
Weight 107 g (3.77 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 133 g (4.69 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 / 1900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS BlackBerry OS 7.0 BlackBerry OS 7.0 BlackBerry OS
Processor Marvel Tavor MG1 1 GHz 1.2 GHz QC 8655 624 MHz
GPU -
RAM 768 MB 768 MB 128 MB
Internal Memory 8 GB storage 8 GB storage 1 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 8 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 65K colors
Size 2.45 inches 2.8 inches 2.6 inches
Resolution 480 x 360 pixels (245 ppi) 640 x 480 pixels (286 ppi) 480 x 320 pixels (222 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 28.14% 31.92% 26.72%
Multi-Touch yes yes no

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No No
Games Yes Yes Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 2 MP, 1600x1200 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization -
Video Yes, VGA Yes, 720p Yes
Front Camera No [Similar] No [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Yes Yes Class 10, 236.8 kbps
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA 14.4Mbps, HSUPA 5.76Mbps HSDPA, 3.6 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v2.0 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 a/b/g
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, miniUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support, BlackBerry Maps Yes, with A-GPS support, BlackBerry Maps
Browser HTML HTML HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB storage, 768 MB RAM 8GB storage, 768 MB RAM 1 GB storage, 128 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 8 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor not present proximity sensor present proximity sensor not 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 1500 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 310 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 5 h