Enterprise Mobility: BlackBerry Bold 9700 Is Sleek, Slim, but Not So Bold

 
 
By Nicholas Kolakowski  |  Posted 2009-11-05 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Research In Motion's share of the enterprise smartphone market has been challenged lately, as competitors ranging from Apple's iPhone to the Palm Pre all seek to usurp the BlackBerry as device of choice for many business users. RIM's response to this increasingly competitive landscape was to issue the Bold 9700, a phone that includes BlackBerry's enterprise functionality in a sleeker and more streamlined package. While not a radical updating of its Bold line, the Bold 9700 does include improvements to its display and form-factor, as well as a newly tweaked operating system with BlackBerry OS 5.0.
 
 
 

BlackBerry Bold 9700 Is Sleek, Slim, but Not So Bold

by Nicholas Kolakowski
BlackBerry Bold 9700 Is Sleek, Slim, but Not So Bold
 
 
 
 
 
Nicholas Kolakowski is a staff editor at eWEEK, covering Microsoft and other companies in the enterprise space, as well as evolving technology such as tablet PCs. His work has appeared in The Washington Post, Playboy, WebMD, AARP the Magazine, AutoWeek, Washington City Paper, Trader Monthly, and Private Air. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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