The BlackBerry Bold 9650 smartphone includes an optical trackpad for easy navigation as well as integrated Wi-Fi.
Customers can also expect the phone to offer Push to Talk feature, VZ Navigator version 6 and VZ Navigator Global capabilities. Besides these attributes, the mobile also sports a stylish appearance complete with glossy black finish and chrome highlights.
The handset weighs just 4.8 oz. and offers mobile e-mail and messaging capabilities. All content can be viewed through a large 2.45 high-resolution display. Pictures and videos can be captured through the 3.2 megapixel camera with flash, variable zoom, autofocus, video recording and image stabilization. Other features include advanced media player for videos, music and pictures as well as a 3.5 mm stereo headset jack and support for the Bluetooth Stereo Audio Profile.
Music and pictures can easily be synced with BlackBerry Media Sync. They can also gain access to MySpace, Facebook and Flickr as well as instant messaging services like BlackBerry Messenger and others. It also offers support for BlackBerry App World and up to 16GB microSD HC cards with a 2GB pre-installed into the system. Premium phone features are also present in the phone along with speakerphone, Bluetooth 2.1 and voice-activated dialing.
The BlackBerry Bold 9650 smartphone will hit stores by June 10, 2010 for a price of $149.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. Customers can also get their hands on a non-camera version of the handset. Verizon Wireless customers will have to avail of a Nationwide Talk plan or Nationwide Talk & Text plan and an Email and Web for Smartphone plan which starts at $39.99 and $29.99 respectively. Other pricing details are available on the Verizon Wireless website.