The Bold 9930 has that familiar slate QWERTY form factor that we've come to associate with BlackBerry. However, it is now clad in high-end materials like a solid plastic shell, curved stainless steel sides, and a smooth glossy back plate. It ships with OS 7, a 1.2GHz processor, 720p HD video recording, Wi-Fi, an improved browser, voice-activated universal search, and more.
The Bold 9930 is certainly wider than its most recent predecessor, the Bold 9700, but is about as wide as the Bold 9000 from a few years ago. This results in a bigger display and a roomier keyboard. The Bold 9930 also marks the first Bold to have a touch-screen display. The graphics are impressive, with crisp and vibrant images, and the touch screen is really responsive as well.