Research in Motion (RIM) has announced the launch of their new Blackberry Bold 9780 smartphone. A mobile phone with lots of improvements over it’s 9700 and 9000 series counterparts.
The Bold 9780 will not be a slide-out handset like the Blackberry Torch 9800. It will have a traditional configuration with a front facing screen and QWERTY keyboard. One of the best improvements on the 9780 is the new 5 megapixel camera and flash. It will also come with the newest version of the Blackberry operating system (OS 6) installed.
Cell C has revealed plans to launch the new 9780 Bold in South Africa in March. It is supposed to retail in the R4999 to R5299 range. Cell C is South Africa’s third cellular network operator behind Vodacom and MTN.
Vodacom has also confirmed that they will be launching the Blackberry 9780 Bold on their network, but they are yet to provide a date. It is not known if the MTN network will also be carrying the 9780 Bold.
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