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BlackBerry Bold 9780

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2166 reviews of BlackBerry Bold 9780. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the design and camera. The portability and performance are also mentioned favorably, but there are some less positive reviews about the apps and reliability. There are some mixed reviews about the sound and price.

usability, performance, portability, camera, design

battery, size, reliability, apps

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the BlackBerry Bold 9780 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for BlackBerry Bold 9780

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 132 user reviews of BlackBerry Bold 9780 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the reception and camera. The design and performance are also appreciated, but opinions are divided on the screen. There are some negative reviews about the reliability and portability.

usability, performance, design, camera, reception

portability, reliability

80% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: BlackBerry Bold 9780 Sim Free Smartphone - WhiteBlackBerry Bold 9780 Sim Free Smartphone - White

Jul, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for BlackBerry Bold 9780

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 836 user reviews of BlackBerry Bold 9780 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and price. The usability and performance also get good feedback. There are some mixed views about the GPS navigation. Some have doubts about the size.

portability, performance, usability, price, durability

size

68% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: BlackBerry Bold 9780 Unlocked Cell Phone with Full QWERTY Keyboard, 5 MP Camera, Wi-Fi, 3G, Music/Video Playback, Bluetooth v2.1, and GPS (Black)BlackBerry Bold 9780 Unlocked Cell Phone with Full QWERTY Keyboard, 5 MP Camera, Wi-Fi, 3G, Music/Video Playback, Bluetooth v2.1, and GPS (Black)

Jul, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for BlackBerry Bold 9780

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of BlackBerry Bold 9780 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.ca. Reviewers really like the portability.

portability

40% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: BlackBerry Bold 9780 Unlocked Phone with Full Qwerty Keyboard, 5MP Camera, Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth and GPS-International Version-No Warranty (Black) (DisBlackBerry Bold 9780 Unlocked Phone with Full Qwerty Keyboard, 5MP Camera, Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth and GPS-International Version-No Warranty (Black) (Dis

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

BlackBerry Bold 9780 review: Business as usual

 

It's no surprise that the BlackBerry Bold 9780 is the next logical evolutionary step, rather than a complete makeover that will propel it into the same league as the iPhone and Android. RIM has a loyal core of customers whose bond with the brand goes...

Enhanced email and data security via BlackBerry services ; 2.44" 65K-color TFT landscape display with a resolution of 480 x 360 pixels ; Hardware four-row full QWERTY keyboard ; Quad-band GSM support and tri-band 3G with HSDPA ; Wi-Fi connectivity ;...

BlackBerry Internet Service account is a must to enjoy all phone features ; Outdated and unintuitive camera interface ; No FM radio ; No video-call camera ; No built-in accelerometer

Jan, 2011

Expert review by : Bonnie Cha (cnet.com)

BlackBerry Bold 9780 review

 

The RIM BlackBerry Bold 9780 updates the popular Bold series with BlackBerry OS 6, bringing with it such improvements as a more-capable browser, enhanced multimedia capabilities, and a refreshed interface. It's a good device to be sure, but we'd be...

The RIM BlackBerry Bold 9780 ships with BlackBerry OS 6. The smartphone offers double the flash memory and a higher-megapixel camera than the Bold 9700. There's also support for Wi-Fi calling.

Hardware isn't much different from the Bold 9700.

The RIM BlackBerry Bold 9780 is a solid messaging smartphone and ships with the latest BlackBerry OS, but it's not necessarily worth the upgrade.

Dec, 2010

Expert review by : Sascha Segan (pcmag.com)

RIM BlackBerry Bold 9780 (T-Mobile)

 

The T-Mobile BlackBerry Bold 9780 handles simple smartphone tasks well, and its local syncing abilities are welcome.

Solid voice quality. Sharp screen. Wi-Fi calling. Syncs locally with PCs.

Few apps. Poor Exchange support for consumers.

Multimedia and Conclusions The BlackBerry 9780 comes with about 300MB of free storage, along with an 8GB MicroSD card tucked into a slot under the back cover. If you like to sync music and video with your PC or Mac, you've got it made here; the...

Nov, 2010

Expert review by (pcmag.com)

BlackBerry Bold 9780 (T-Mobile)

 

The 9780 features Wi-Fi calling, and the implementation on T-Mobile's BlackBerries is higher quality, but less flexible than on Android phones. I've found calls made over Wi-Fi on BlackBerries to be clearer than calls on Android phones, and...

Solid voice quality. Sharp screen. Wi-Fi calling. Syncs locally with PCs

Few apps. Poor Exchange support for consumers

The BlackBerry Bold 9780 is a solid, portable messaging smartphone, but it's behind the times in a few key ways.

Expert review by : PhoneArena Team (phonearena.com)

RIM BlackBerry Bold 9780 Review

 

Following up after the impressive Bold 9700, which was released around this time last year, its successor in the RIM BlackBerry Bold 9780 surely has its work cut out for itself. Now that BlackBerry OS 6 is starting to become more prevalent amongst...

Nov, 2010

Expert review by (consumersearch.com)

Blackberry Bold 9780 is not a bold update

 

Reviewers agree that the BlackBerry Bold 9780 is a solid phone, but most also say that it's not worth the upgrade for users of the Bold 9700 (*Est. $110 with contract). Sascha Segan at PCMag.com says T-Mobile subscribers who want a no-nonsense...

Comes with BlackBerry OS 6, excellent battery life, better browser than older BlackBerrys, can make calls over Wi-Fi network

Design is almost identical to BlackBerry Bold 9700, oS 6 works better on touch-screen display, small screen, can't play high-definition videos

May, 2011

Expert review by (itp.net)

BlackBerry Bold 9780

 

BlackBerry's Bold is still a great business smartphone but there's very little to differentiate it from its predecessor

If you own the previous version of the Bold pass this by. If not and you're in need of a business phone with push e-mail and solid web functionality, the 9780 is worth your money.

Apr, 2011

Expert review by : phonedog.com (phonedog.com)

BlackBerry Bold 9780 Review Pt. 2

 
Mar, 2011

Expert review by : Lim Pei Hao (mobile88.com)

BlackBerry Bold 9780

 

BlackBerry Bold 9780 (Onyx II) feature 2.44 inch TFT display on top and a physical QWERTY keyboard on portrait orientation below. The slight curves and 4 row lay-out, run on new BlackBerry OS 6, which is supposed to be geared towards multimedia...

5-megapixel camera

Average battery life

Mar, 2011

Expert review by : Bright Hub (brighthub.com)

BlackBerry Bold 9780 Reviewed

 

The Blackberry Bold 9780 is one of the newest BlackBerry smartphones on the block. It offers nice hardware specs and comes with the latest 6.0 OS.

Mar, 2011

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:1500
Battery performance:1500
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Continuous audio playback time:36 / 38
Standby time (2G):504 / 528
Standby time (3G):408
Talk time (2G):6
Talk time (3G):6

Call Management

Auto-redialing: Yes
Call blocking: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Vibrating alert: Yes

Camera

Auto focus: Yes
Built-in camera: Yes
Built-in flash: Yes
Camera Resolution:2592 x 1944
Digital Zoom:2
Front Camera:N
Main camera resolution (numeric):5
Rear Camera Resolution:2592 x 1944
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Rear camera type:Single camera
Second camera: No
Video recording: Yes
Zoom capability: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Charcoal / White
Form Factor:Bar

Display

Display Diagonal:2.44
Display number of colors:65536 colours
Display Resolution:480 x 360
Display Type:TFT
External display: No
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Keyboard

Keyboard Layout:AZERTY / QWERTY / QWERTZ
Keyboard type:AZERTY / QWERTY / QWERTZ
Navigation key: Yes

Messaging

E-mail:Y
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, WMA / AAC, AMR, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, WMA / AAC, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, WMA / AAC, MIDI, MP3 / Yes
FM radio: No
Image formats supported:BMP, JPG, PNG, TIF
Video compression format:H.263, MPEG4, WMV
Video formats supported:H.263,MPEG4,WMV

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE,GPRS,GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:800,850,1900,2100 / 800,850,900,1700,1900,2100 / 850,1900,2100
3G standards:HSDPA / HSDPA,WCDMA
4G:N
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, AVRCP, DUN, PBAP / A2DP, AVRCP, DUN, PBAP, SPP / A2DP, DUN, PBAP
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR
Data network:3G
SIM card capability:Single SIM
Tethering (modem-mode): Yes
WAP: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other Features

Java technology: Yes
Music player: Yes
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Ringer type:MP3 / Polyphonic
Video playback: Yes

Packaging Content

Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

Operating system installed:BlackBerry OS
Operating system version:6 / 6.0
Personal info management:Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes, To-do list
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes, To-do list
Subscription type:No subscription
Support for contact groups: Yes
Video call: No

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB port:N / Y

Processor

Processor:U8420
Processor frequency:0.624
Processor model:U8420

Software

Operating system installed:BlackBerry OS
Operating system version:6 / 6.0

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Included memory card size:2
Internal memory:512
Internal storage capacity:0.5
Maximum memory card size:32

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Video

Video call: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.551
Height:4.29
Weight:3.95 / 4.3
Width:2.36