An update is now available for T-Mobile’s BlackBerry Bold 9700. This brings stability improvements and other small enhancements to one of RIM’s flagship smartphones.
According to T-Mobile, BlackBerry OS 126.96.36.1996 offers better performance in many areas of the device: the built-in optical trackpad, BlackBerry Messenger client, Visual Voicemail, the SMS app, and voice calls over 3G.
The new version of system software for the BlackBerry Bold 9700 is available now on T-Mobile’s website and is free to download.
It needs to be installed through the BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
Overview of the BlackBerry Bold 9700
The second-generation Bold has the same general design as its predecessor, including a QWERTY keyboard, but is smaller than the original, and also has a slightly smaller HVGA screen
It is based on a 624 MHz processor, and has RIM’s standard suite of productivity and entertainment software.
This phone includes a microSD card slot, and is bundled with a 2 GB memory card for storing music, video, and other files. It also includes a 3.2 MPx camera, a GPS receiver, and a 3.5 mm headset jack.
The BlackBerry Bold 9700 is a quad-band GSM phone, with tri-band UMTS/HSDPA. It also has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
It is available from both T-Mobile and AT&T.