RIM is set to announce the all new Blackberry Bold 9700 smartphone in US (T-mobile) and some other European countries by November of this year. Blackberry Bold 9700 aka Blackberry Bold 2 or Oynx is in news for the last few months . The new Blackberry Bold is planned to be released along with Blackberry Storm2 , the WiFi enabled and enhanced version of flagship product Storm . We earlier covered the recent Blackberry device , Blackberry Tour and India release of Blackberry 8520 through Airtel . Blackberry Bold 9700 will be powered by the latest Blackberry OS 5 ,which was in test for the last few months . Specifications of the device includes 2.6 inch TFT display ,3G ,WiFi connectivity , 3.2 mega pixel camera with autofocus , upto 16 GB expandable , and elegant design with chrome frame .
The above image from engadgetmobile shows notification appeared on T-mobile German website about the launch of new Blackberry Bold 9700 smartphone . The successor of Blackberry Bold is equipped with all latest connectivity and multimedia features .The phone makes it simpler to access Blackberry apps world and other online services right from the home menu . Possibilities of new Blackberry OS 5 is another great advantage . QWERTY enabled handset comes with touch enabled optical track pad. Blackberry Bold 9700 is well suited business personals , corporates and other individuals looking for a business productivity phone with great looks and connectivity .
Blackberry Bold 9700 features :
Features includes 3.5 mm audio jack,480×360 pixel color display, 256MB flash Memory ,624 MHz processor ,Bluetooth with A2DP, EDGE, video recording, HTML web browser , video player with DivX , H.263, H.264 and Xvid(partial), MPEG4 support, A-GPS, Blackberry maps ,2GB inbuilt and 1500 mAh battery .
Blackberry Bold 9700 price in India :
Blackberry Bold 9000 is currently available in India through Airtel for a price around 31000 .The same phone was launched in US last year for 300 $ with contract . Blackberry recently announced their plans to sell contract free smartphones in India . So like Storm , Bold 9000 and Storm 2 , we expect Blackberry Bold 9700 to be available in India through Airtel,Vodafone and Blackberry retailers .
Update : Blackberry Bold 9700 is now official . New Bold will be available via T-mobile and AT&T in USA starting from this November.