The new BlackBerry Bold 9900 (Black) is the best companion for all your texting, socializing and communicating needs with its long list of advanced features. Fulfilling the needs of every professional, this phone also possesses good multimedia features. Besides supporting Wi-Fi connectivity, GPS and GPRS, the BlackBerry model has a whooping 5 Megapixel camera with enabled HD video recording and integration with social networking platforms. The battery backup is impressive as well. Design and build quality Available in a compact build with a bar type body, the mobile phone weighs just 130 grams and has a dimension of 66 x 115 x 10.5 mm. The shiny black body showcases an easily accessible QWERTY keypad. The display consists of a TFT LCD Capacitive touchscreen measuring 2.8 inch in size with a VGA resolution of 640 x 480 Pixels and 16M colours for a crisp quality viewing experience. Camera Features Capture amazing shots with the 5 Megapixel camera with 4x zoom and an in-built LED flash. The camera also readily supports HD recording along with video recording in a 1280 x 720 pixels resolution. Other sophisticated features of the camera are face detection and image stabilization. Hardware Specifications Powered by a fast 1.2 GHz processor, the BlackBerry Bold 9900 operates on a BlackBerry OS v7 operating system. Consisting of a 768 MB RAM, the phone provides ample storage space with its 8 GB internal memory size. The expandable memory consists of a microSD card support up to 32 GB. With the most advanced connectivity options, the phone supports a 3G connection (14.4 Mbps HSDPA, 5.76 Mbps HSUPA) and a wireless Wi-Fi connection too for hassle free internet connectivity. Compatible with GPRS and EDGE, it also has a social networking support. The A-GPS with BlackBerry Maps feature ensures easy location tracking and the included Bluetooth v2.1, Micro USB v2 connectivity enables easy file sharing/transfer. An additional 3.5 mm audio jack is present too. Multimedia features The multimedia section consists of a music player and video player supporting all well known file formats. Also included are MP3, MIDI and Polyphonic ringtones for fun and entertainment. Socialize at a click with the integrated applications such as Facebook, Vlingo and BlackBerry Travel. Productivity Features Based on the BlackBerry OS v7 operating system, the model supports mobile internet and push mail feature for sending and receiving messages on the go. Other utilities consist of a Document Viewer and a BlackBerry Messenger application. There is also an in-built proximity sensor and a digital compass for enhanced tracking. Power Management This BlackBerry phone consists of a powerful Li-Ion, 1230 mAh battery with an impressive backup. It gives a talktime of up to 6 hrs (2G), 5 hrs (3G) and a standby time of 307 hrs (2G), 307 hrs (3G).