The BlackBerry Bold 9780 was the first refresh on the Bold 9700, including the sharp bevel along the edge of the display, Under the hood, the Bold 9780 had twice the RAM in order to power the new BlackBerry 6 operating system. The BlackBerry Bold 9780 was announced in October 2010 and released the next month.
Announce Date: Oct 26, 2010
Release Date: Oct 31, 2010
Screen Resolution: 480x360
Official OS 22.214.171.1243 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780 from Partner Communications Israel
If you're looking to give your BlackBerry Bold 9780 some new OS love then you'll be pleased to know that Partner Communications Israel has OS 126.96.36.1993 now available for the BlackBerry Bold 9780. At this point, not entirely too sure what the update may fix or what new app versions it may contain but if you're going to be giving it a go let us know what you find in the CrackBerry forums...
BlackBerry Bold 9790 Unboxing Video!
Kevin Michaluk 29
[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The Fedex guy just dropped off my BlackBerry Bold 9790, so I did the ritualistic thing and fired up the video camera and cracked open the box for your viewing pleasure. Though to be honest, the box is a review unit box which is often different than a retail box, so I skimmed that and moved onto a comparison. Of course, if you watched...
Official OS 188.8.131.526 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780 from Partner Communications
Adam Zeis 33
For those of you still rocking my long lost love the Bold 9780, Partner Communications has released OS 184.108.40.2066 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780. This build looks to be a good one, so if you're a 9780 use fire up those USB cables and let this one rip. If you give it a go, be sure to hit up the forums and let us know what you find. As always, use caution when updating your device software...
Leaked OS 220.127.116.118 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780
Adam Zeis 24
Some Monday love for all the Bold 9780 users. OS 18.104.22.1688 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780 has leaked and is ready for the taking. I'm sure many of you have upgraded to a new BlackBerry 7 device, but for those still rocking my long time favorite 9780, this one's for you. If you do install, be sure to hit up the forums and let us know your findings. As always, use caution when installing...
Official OS 22.214.171.1246 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700, Bold 9780, Curve 9300 and Torch 9800 now available from SmarTone-Vodafone
Adam Zeis 121
Wow - that's a lot of 6's. While we're not the biggest fan of the numbering on this OS - a new OS is a new OS, right?. SmarTone-Vodafone has released OS 126.96.36.1996 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700,Bold 9780, Torch 9800 and Curve 9300. Nothing in yet on what's new with this one, but if you're rolling with one of these devices then give it a go and let us know. Be sure to drop a comment in the...
Official OS 188.8.131.520 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780 and BlackBerry Pearl 3G from Vodafone
Adam Zeis 17
Sprint officially released OS 184.108.40.2060 for the BlackBerry Bold 9650 yesterday, and here we have two more of the same for both the Bold 9780 and Pearl 3G. Vodafone has officially released OS 220.127.116.110 for these devices so if you're a Pearl 3G or Bold 9780 user get out those USB cables and try this one out. No reports of the good or bad on these just yet, so be sure to leave a comment or...
Official OS 18.104.22.1686 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780 from Orange Poland
Adam Zeis 12
BlackBerry Bold 9780 users get another OS today to help with those mid-week blues. From Orange Poland we have OS 22.214.171.1246 ready to go. This one is official but no new of whats new and improved just yet. If you do install, be sure to hit the forums and let us know what you find. As always, use caution when installing this or any OS. Now go get it!! Download OS 126.96.36.1996 from Orange...
Leaked OS 188.8.131.520 for BlackBery Bold 9780 and Curve 3G 9300
Adam Zeis 18
Happy Friday to the Bold 9780 and Curve 9300 owners. We have a fresh leak to start the day and get things rolling right. OS 184.108.40.2060 is floating around the interwebs and ready for a good home. Reports seem good on this one so far, so get out those USB cables and get to downloading. As always use caution when installing a leaked OS. Hit the forums for more discussion. Download OS 6.0....
BlackBerry Bold 9700 and 9780 get an official update to OS 220.127.116.116 from Taiwan Mobile!
Michelle Haag 19
Taiwan Mobile has released OS 18.104.22.1686 for BlackBerry Bold 9700 and 9780 owners bringing them up to par with the BlackBerry Torch 9800, which recieved the same update last week from Vodafone DE. This isn't a huge jump for either as the 9780 was previously sitting at .534 and the 9700 at .526 but an update is an update. We're interested in knowing how it performs for you, so if you...
Web Browser Shootout: BlackBerry 7 on the Bold 9930 vs. BlackBerry 6 on the Bold 9780!
Kevin Michaluk 32
[ youtube video link for mobile vewing ] Following up our BlackBerry Bold Touch Hands-On and NFC Demo videos, we decided it was time to put the newly-announced BlackBerry Bold Touch up against the good ole BlackBerry Bold 9780 to see how things stack up in the web browsing department. With its 1.2GHz processor and running BlackBerry 7, RIM tells us the browsing experience is...
Official OS 22.214.171.1244 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780 from MTS Mobility
Adam Zeis 9
Bold 9780 users get another official update today as MTS Mobility has released OS 126.96.36.1994. This is the latest official version, so if you haven't already updated then get on it. Reports are good on this one, but if you're looking to see what's new then hit up the forums. If you do install, be sure to drop a comment below with your findings. As always, use caution when installing any...
Leaked OS 188.8.131.524 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780
Adam Zeis 16
A few days ago we saw OS 184.108.40.2064 leak for the Bold 9700 and today it's popped up for the Bold 9780 as well. This one is brand new so no reports on whats good just yet, so if you install be sure to swing by the forums with your findings. As usual, be careful when updating your device .. always. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is...
Leaked OS 220.127.116.116 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780
Adam Zeis 31
Happy Monday Bold 9780 users. Here is a fresh OS leak to start the day off with. OS 18.104.22.1686 has popped up and is ready for download. Early reports say that this one looks to be a bit zippier than the last few, so if you have some free time this morning why not give it a go. As usual, use caution when installing any OS on your device. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this...
CrackBerry Poll: Which is better for the busy executive - BlackBerry Bold 9780 or BlackBerry Torch?
Kevin Michaluk 44
OR ?? Which is better for the busy executive, the BlackBerry Bold 9780 or Torch?customer surveys I received the following email from a reader and decided before responding that I wanted to check in with our greater CrackBerry audience to see where they stand... Kevin, I have read both your reviews for the Torch and the Bold 9780. I am looking into purchasing...
Official OS 22.214.171.1241 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780 from Bharti Airtel
Adam Zeis 4
Looks like this one flew under the radar last week, but Bharti Airtel has officially released OS 126.96.36.1991 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780. This is the latest and greatest so if you're rocking a Bold 9780 then have at it. Reports look to be good thus far. If you do install be sure to swing by the forums and let us know how it is. As always, use caution when updating your device. Download...