Compare BlackBerry 9790 Deals
The Bold 9790 is designed in the familiar BlackBerry way with a full QWERTY keypad sitting below the 2.45-inch touchscreen. This latest model runs on BlackBerry 7 OS which delivers improved usability and advanced multimedia capabilities. Features of the 9790 include a 1GHz processor, 8GB of internal memory and a 5-megapixel camera with autofocus, LED flash and geo-tagging. Connectivity wise the handset has all the must-haves including Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth as well as NFC support whilst the entertainment package includes social network integration, a multimedia player and FM radio. The full complement of message options is supported and with a document viewer and the full QWERTY keypad the Bold 9790 has everything you need for keeping in touch.
Standby battery time: 2 weeks and 4 days
- 3G or UMTS
Works in UMTS frequency channels 800/850/1900/2100 or 850/1700/1900/2100 MHz
This phone has an autofocus function allowing you to take pictures without the need to focus
- Blackberry OS
- Built-in handsfree
You can use this phone's built-in speaker to listen to incoming or outgoing calls and music handsfree.
Almost all mobile phones now come with a built in camera and their quality is increasing to rival many stand alone point and shoot cameras. For example, the HTC Desire HD has an 8 megapixel camera, which enables you to take great photos, on the go.
Take a look through the mobile phone deals we have by camera quality or feature:
- Document viewer
Allows you to view Documents
- EDGE for high speed data access
High speed data access
This phone is capable of sending and receiving email
This phone has a camera with an in-built flash
- FM Radio
Allows you to tune into FM Radio channels, the headset is used as the antenna.
- Full keyboard
A complete QWERTY "typewriter" keyboard as found on a regular PC keyboard.
This phone has games
Stands for General Packet Radio System. This basically allows you to browse internet websites using your phone. GPRS is mainly used for text based information - getting football results, checking train timetables, reading the news etc. GPRS is not bad at downloading pictures, however it is slower than 3G. You can use GPRS to received and send Multimedia messages such as a text with a picture.
It is advisable to choose a 3G handset for decent download speeds of videos and pictures rather than GPRS, however GPRS is pretty good for text based information and pictures with lower definition.
- GPS navigation
Sofware that interacts with the Global Positioning Satellite system for pin-point route-finding anywhere in over 100 countries.
- Instant messaging
Instant messaging (often abbreviated simply to IM) offers real-time communication.
You can browse the Internet using your phone. The speed of browsing is dependent on the handset in question for example if the phone is 3G then your browsing speed will be significantly higher than a GPRS phone.
- Memory expandable via MicroSD card
This allows you to expand the phone's memory using MicroSD cards. MicroSD cards are available in various sizes, the most popular being 1GB or 2GB which can hold thousands of songs and hundreds of pictures.
- MP3 Player
The phone includes an MP3 player which allows you to play and store music. Works in a similar fashion to normal MP3 players in that you can upload Music onto the phone's memory or onto an external memory stick (size of memory slot dependent on phone). Once the music is loaded you can listen to it either on the phone's speakers or using a pair of headphones that is compatible with the handset.
- MP3 Ringtone
You can choose an MP3 song from your MP3 player on your phone and set this as your ring tone on this phone
MPEG4 is most commonly used to store digital and digital video streams, including those defined by MPEG. It can also be used to store other data such as still images. MPEG-4 Part 14 allows streaming over the Internet and carries an officiall filename extension of .mp4, thus the container format is often referred to simply as MP4.
- Multimedia Service MMS
Allows you to send and receive picture messages
- 850 MHz (U.S./Canada/Latin America/Brazil (Only the carrier Vivo)
- 900 MHz (Europe/Brazil/Asia (ex Japan and S. Korea))
- 1800 MHz (Europe/Brazil)
- 1900 MHz (U.S./Canada/Latin America)
- SMS - text messages
Short message service - allows you to send and receive texts
- Social Network Integration
With the take-off of Social Network sites such as Facebook, Twitter and MySpace, this feature will bring you a variety of services that may include live updates and multiple accounts being merged into one page for ease of use. For exact details of what services are provided check the description for the phone you are considering.
- Video player
- Video recorder
- Visual radio
Visual Radio is a Nokia-specific service intended to enhance traditional FM radio by adding interactive content over the mobile phone network. Data can include images and text - supplying listeners with Visual Radio handsets with extra data including news, music, travel, sport and extras.
Allows you to connect to wireless internet connections that are available in some public places such as airports and cafes