While carry the same form factor and look, the 9900 is a GSM only phone and the 9930 is a global phone with both CDMA and GSM support.
Both phones are equipped with modern features such fast processor, Near Field Communication (NFC), GPS, Augmented Reality API, DH video capture and sharing., etc..
BlackBerry 7 also integrates BlackBerry Balance, which separates personal content from corporate content on the smartphone,
BlackBerry Bold 9900 and 9930 Specifications
- 115 x 66 x 10.5 mm, approximately 130 g
- 2.8" capacitive touch screen display – VGA (640×480), 287 dpi resolution
- Ultra-easy QWERTY keyboard, optical trackpad
- 1.2 GHz Processor, 768 MB RAM
- 8 GB on-board memory, plus microSD slot supporting up to 32 GB cards
- NFC technology
- 5.0 MP camera, supports 720p HD video recording
- Orientation Sensor (Accelerometer), Digital Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity Sensor
- Built-in GPS / aGPS
- Dual-Band Wi-Fi – 802.11 b/g/n at 2.4 GHz and 802.11 a/n at 5 GHz
- Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR support
- Wireless Network support:
- 9900: Tri-Band HSPA+, Quad-Band GSM/EDGE
- 9930: Dual-Band CDMA/EV-DO Rev. A, Dual-Band HSPA+, Quad-Band GSM/EDGE
- 1230 mAh removable, rechargeable battery
- BlackBerry 7 OS
Both new BlackBerry Bold 9900 and Bold 9930 will be available around summer timeframe.
In addition to the new handsets and new OS, RIM also announced the enablement of its BlackBerry Enterprise Server to Android and iOS based devices and tablets with the new acquisition of Ubitexx.
“The multi-platform BlackBerry Enterprise Solution is designed to address a growing market and respond to requests from enterprise customers who want a secure multi-platform device management solution from a company that already delivers the gold standard for enterprise mobility,” said Peter Devenyi, Vice President of RIM’s Communications Platform Group said in a statement. “We recognize the opportunity to continue leading in the enterprise market by providing customers with a common platform to help simplify the management of a variety of mobile devices.”