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BlackBerry Bold 9790 mobile phone - hands on walkthrough on video

OMR has now captured on video a hands-on walk through of the recently announced new BlackBerryBold9790 handset, which is due to arrive early in 2012.

The phone arrives with a smaller HVGA+ touch screen, than seen in the Bold 9900 whilst running from a 1GHz processor - where the larger model contained a 1.2GHZ CPU.

There is a traditional Qwerty keyboard built-in to the device, with 768MB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage, plus support for 32GB microSD cards and NFC, whilst running from the latest BlackBerry 7 OS.

The video below shows where the 9790 fits in to the series of Bold devices; with the phones' dimensions; the keyboard and touch screen; NFC, augmented reality webkit browser and graphics capabilities; the comparison to the Bold 9900, with features, keyboard and CPU.

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Rob Kerr is a journalist with more than 14 years experience of news, reviews and feature writing on titles such as Wired, PC Magazine, The Register, The Inquirer, Pocket-Lint, Mobile Industry Review, Know Your Mobile and The Gadget Show. The mobile phone world is his real passion and forte, having owned a handset as far back as 1994 where he has seen them grow from just a business tool to a necessity in everyone’s everyday life.