Visit our Business Solutions website >>

BlackBerry Bold 9700

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3564 reviews of BlackBerry Bold 9700. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and size. The performance and design are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the reception and reliability.

usability, design, performance, size, portability

battery, reliability, reception

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the BlackBerry Bold 9700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

See all Blackberry Mobile Phones

Review analysis

(Based on 3564 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

Showing 2876 review(s)

Expert Reviews User Reviews

Disclaimer:

Below is a list of reviews for this or similar products. If you think this grouping is wrong please click here to flag.
Read more on our FAQ’s page.
Showing 1 - 1403 of 2876 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (365)

Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for BlackBerry Bold 9700

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 90 user reviews of BlackBerry Bold 9700 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. There are some negative opinions about the performance and design.

price, usability, sound, design, performance

83% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

May, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for BlackBerry Bold 9700

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1303 user reviews of BlackBerry Bold 9700 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the design and performance. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably, but views about the GPS navigation and camera are different. The connectivity and size get less positive reviews.

usability, price, portability, performance, design

reliability, screen, size, connectivity

64% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

May, 2020

Recommended!

Expert review by : Edward Chester (trustedreviews.com)

BlackBerry Bold 9700

 

BlackBerry's new flagship smartphone is definitely one to look out for.

The Blackberry Bold 9700 may not have quite the distinctive style of the Bold 9000 but in every other sense it's a worthy successor. It's well made, feels nice in the hand, has a great screen and keyboard, and the new optical trackpad is at least equal...

Dec, 2009

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Blackberry Bold 9700 review

 

The BlackBerry Bold was one of the world's finest messaging smartphones. But is its successor, the fitter, leaner looking 9700, a worthy successor?

A compact, user-friendly messaging smartphone at the top of its game. Just don’t expect multimedia miracles

Dec, 2009

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Stuff magazine

 

The BlackBerry Bold was one of the world's finest messaging smartphones. But is its successor, the fitter, leaner looking 9700, a worthy successor?

A compact, user-friendly messaging smartphone at the top of its game. Just don't expect multimedia miracles

Dec, 2009

Expert review by : Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

BlackBerry Bold 9700

 

It's fair to say the BlackBerry Bold took the QWERTY market by storm. It was a badge that said you'd made it in business, as commuter trains packed full of suits flashing RIM's flagship device. The last Bold hit as the world economy slumped, so it's...

Hardware, keyboard, screen, email

OS lacking integration of existing online or social networking services

The BlackBerry Bold 9700 feels like the last step in an evolution of devices, bringing together the form factor from the Curve 8900 with the tech specs of the original Bold. It brings with it the two key elements that BlackBerry users love: an...

Nov, 2009

Expert review by : Duncan Geere (pocket-lint.com)

BlackBerry Bold 9700 - First Look

 

RIM picked a hell of a week to release its new flagship smartphone, the BlackBerry Bold 9700. Microsoft and Apple have been fighting for press attention, with the former releasing its most-anticipated operating system for many years and the latter...

Great keyboard, excellent screen

Nothing in the user interface has really changed

Overall, in our short time with the device, the Bold 9700 seems like a solid improvement on the old Bold. It doesn't do anything terribly revolutionary - focusing on the communications experience above everything else - but it's a solid smartphone...

Oct, 2009

Expert review by : Gareth Beavis (techradar.com)

BlackBerry Bold 9700 review

 

Can the new Bold better the excellent original?

Speedy interface ; Smooth controls ; Stylish chassis

Slow internet browser ; Dating OS ; Slightly cramped keyboard

A great phone that once again leads the BlackBerry pack. Almost certain to be a bigger hit than the first Bold, and that's saying something

Nov, 2009

Expert review by : Barry de la Rosa (expertreviews.co.uk)

RIM BlackBerry Bold 9700 review

 

A smart, well-made phone with top business credentials, the Bold 9700 can be a pain to set up correctly, and doesn't offer a large screen or a wide variety of apps

Jul, 2010

PC ADVISOR - RECOMMENDED

Expert review by : Rosemary Hattersley (techadvisor.co.uk)

BlackBerry Bold 9700 review

 

The BlackBerry Bold 9700 has a glamorous black interface highlighting its large application icons and smart frets dividing the rows of characters on the keypad.

A slimmer, lighter Bold than the original model, we like the substitution of the trackball for the touchpad and think this BlackBerry line remains the most appealing that RIM offers. Time will tell whether qwerty keypad fans find the BlackBerry Bold...

Jan, 2010

Expert review by : Bonnie Cha (cnet.co.uk)

BlackBerry Bold 9700 (AT&T) review

 

Editors' note: Portions of the Features section were taken from our review of the T-Mobile RIM BlackBerry Bold 9700 since the two versions share a number of similarities.

The RIM BlackBerry Bold 9700 features a sleeker design than its predecessor and adds a 3.5mm headphone jack, a responsive optical trackpad, and an extra-sharp display. The smartphone is fast and offers the full range of wireless options and robust...

The BlackBerry browser lags behind the competition in terms of usability and features. You can only download apps to the phone's main memory.

Though Web browsing is not its forte, the RIM BlackBerry Bold 9700 is one of the most powerful and best messaging smartphones in AT&T's lineup.

Dec, 2009

Expert review by : Editorial Team (recombu.com)

BlackBerry Bold 9700 Review

 

BlackBerry handsets have traditionally been the stomping ground of the business user, but with a sleeker form and some serious thought put into the media functions, the Bold 9700 could be a serious consumer…

Nov, 2009

Price comparison for BlackBerry Bold 9700

  Store     Price
BlackBerry Bold 9780 Sim Free Smartphone - Black
Fast, rich web browsing with BlackBerry 6
£19.00 TO SHOP
tecobuy.co.uk Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro 6GB 128GB Dual Sim - Mineral...
64MP ultra high-resolution camera. Almost twice the number of pixels of 8K resolution.25 times of pixels of...
£180.00 TO SHOP
Carsy Electronics Samsung Galaxy S10+ SIM Free - 128 GB, Prism Black
Top features: - Infinity-O edge-to-edge glass display with dual selfie cameras - Wireless power sharing...
£893.00 TO SHOP
Carsy Electronics Huawei P Smart (2019) - 64 GB, Aurora Blue
Top features:- Dual Cameras for true-to-life photography - Fullview Full HD+ screen makes it a joy to watch...
£152.00 TO SHOP
Carsy Electronics Apple iPhone XR - 64 GB, Yellow
Top features:- Liquid Retina Display delivers edge-to-edge colour and definition - Durable design with...
£638.00 TO SHOP
Carsy Electronics HONOR 8A - 32 GB, Black
Top features: - Big 6.09" Dewdrop display looks great - Take perfect photos and super selfies - High volume...
£121.00 TO SHOP
Carsy Electronics Apple iPhone 6s - 32 GB, Silver
Get more from your smartphone with the new iPhone 6s.Improved performance From everyday phone usage to...
£273.00 TO SHOP
Carsy Electronics Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G - 256 GB, Aura Glow
More screen, more funFeaturing the biggest Infinity-O display yet, get lost in the Samsung Galaxy Note 10...
£1086.00 TO SHOP
Carsy Electronics Huawei Y6s - 32 GB, Black
Your commute just got more interesting. Watch TV shows, get gaming, read an ebook – all on the Huawei Y6s's...
£131.00 TO SHOP
Carsy Electronics Oppo Reno 2 - 256 GB, Black
All screen, no notchesMeet the Oppo Reno 2. No notches, no pinhole camera, no speaker grille. Just a...
£456.00 TO SHOP
Carsy Electronics GOOGLE Pixel 3a XL - 64 GB, Just Black
Bright Full HD+ AMOLED screenLove to browse online? Do it on a bright, colourful screen that's better than...
£404.00 TO SHOP

Note: Please check the product information and price with the store.