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Announcing the BlackBerry® 9720 Smartphone

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Product Overview


Ignite the Conversation

The BlackBerry® 9720 smartphone is designed to take everything users do with their phones to the next level. Built with a BBM™ Shortcut Key and all of a user’s favourite social apps available from the word go.

Nothing will stand in the way of a user getting heard in an instant with the new social post sharing feature Multicast and the iconic BlackBerry® Keyboard.

Users can even choose how they say it with the Share Right from Camera feature, allowing a user to instantly share what they capture on BBM, Facebook® and Twitter®. The BlackBerry 9720 smartphone helps users do everything they need and then share it so they can ignite the conversation.


Software Support: BlackBerry® 7 OS v7.1, BlackBerry® Desktop Software for Mac® v2.4 and Windows® v7.1.




BlackBerry Keyboard

Take typing to the next level with the famous BlackBerry Keyboard.

The classic BlackBerry® Keyboard has been re-engineered and elegantly designed to help users type faster, more accurately and with the least amount of effort. Users can respond to emails, stay connected with BBM™, or update their social status in an instant.


BlackBerry World

Unearth thousands of new apps.

BlackBerry® World™ storefront comes with all the latest apps, including the next level of BBM™ - BBM™ 8, featuring BBM™ Voice1 and BBM™ Channels.


Discovery is easy with the new recommendation feature which suggests apps based on past purchases. Plus, users can share any apps instantly over BBM, Facebook®, or Twitter®.


1Both parties require BlackBerry OS5 or higher, data plan and Wi-Fi connection for BBM Voice call. Please check with your service provider for availability and restrictions.


BBM Integrated FM Radio

Listen in, share out.

The next level for FM radios. Now, not only can users listen to all of their favourite FM radio stations from anywhere, they can also share the station they are listening to with all of their BBM™ friends via BBM profile updates.


Share Right from camera 

See. Snap. Share.

Users can take their photography to the next level with the BlackBerry® 9720 smartphone’s Share Right from camera feature. One touch and users can choose to send photos to their favourite social networks or to friends via email. 


BBM Shortcut Key

All of a user’s friends, in touching distance.

Users can take their BBM™ conversations to the next level with the dedicated BBM Shortcut Key on the BlackBerry® 9720 smartphone. Pressing the button once takes a user straight through to all of their BBM conversations.



Say it everywhere.

Users can take sharing to the next level with Multicast. A user can now write their message once and then pick all of the networks they want to share it with. From BBM™ to Twitter and Facebook, it is now so easy and quick to share a user’s latest news.


Range of Colours

Brighten up your social life.

The new super social BlackBerry® 9720 smartphone comes in a range of vibrant colours.


Hardware Specifications


Marvel Tavor MG1 • 806Mhz


114 x  66.33  x 12.07mm


Quad-Band UMTS/HSPA 7.2/5.76 Mbps • Band 1,2,5/6,8

Quad-Band GSM/GPRS/EDGE  • Band 2,3,5,8


 2.8” • HVGA  •  480 x 360  •  24-bit color • 214 PPI


Touch Display + Trackpad + Navigation Keys + Keyboard


5 MP EDOF with Flash


512 MB RAM • 512MB eMMC  • microSD up to 32 GB


802.11 b/g/n  • Mobile Hotspot b/g


Autonomous  &  A-GPS


BlackBerry 7 OS v7.1


Micro USB 2.0 • Bluetooth 2.1 +EDR

Video and Audio

H.263, H.264, MPEG-4, WMV 9 (VC-1)

AAC (AAC LC, AAC+, eAAC+), AMR (AMR, AMR-NB), FLAC, GSM6.10, MPEG (MPEG1,2,3), Ogg Vorbis, PCM (PCM, LPCM), WMA (WMA9, WMA10)


1450 mAh  (J-S1)


FM Radio



Additional Support


For additional support resources including product documentation, how-to demos, tips & tricks, YouTube® videos, and much more, please visit the BlackBerry 9720 smartphone support page online at



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