BlackBerry Bold 9700 now in white

The BlackBerry Bold will be available in a new colour, white, from mid-May.┬áThere’s no change to the phone, other than the sparkling new colour scheme. It still has:

  • 3G (HSDPA) compatible. UMTS: 2100/1900/850/800 MHz (Bands 1,2,5/6), 2100/1700/900 MHz (Bands 1,4,8); GSM: 1900/1800/900/850 MHz. Quad-band support: GSM 850; GSM
  • 624 MHz processor
  • 256 MB Flash memory
  • Built-in GPS and Wi-Fi
  • High resolution 2.44 inch 480×360 pixel Transmissive TFT LCD color display
  • 35 key backlit QWERTY keyboard
  • Battery: 1500 mAh removable/rechargeable cryptographic Lithium cell
  • Talk time: Up to 6 hours (GSM), Up to 6 hours (UMTS)
  • Standby time: Up to 21 days/504 hours (GSM), Up to 17 days/408 hours (UMTS)
  • 3.2 MP digital camera with videocamera, Auto Focus, Image Stabilisation, flash
    2X digital zoom


The BlackBerry Bold in black is currently available from 3, Optus, Telstra and Vodafone Australia. There’s no mention of exactly who will be selling the white version, so I’d check those carriers around mid-May.

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