The photos should tell the story, YES FINALLY the long awaited Blackberry BOLD is here, I received it today from Aramex (no more USWS).

Its branded with the Canadian Rogers Network but i got it unlocked! ๐Ÿ™‚

Theย differenceย between the bold and the curve is:

  • Got 3G.
  • Amazing screen.
  • Built in GPS.
  • New OS 4.6.
  • Built in HTML Email viewer (More advanced than the one in the curve) .
  • Comes with MS Word, Power Point and Excel.

What comes in the box:

  • Blackberry BOLD.
  • USB cable.
  • Charger.
  • Leather Case.
  • Hands free.
  • CD & manuals.

Here it is side by side with the curve, it looks a little bit larger than the curve.

But its thinner than the curve.

This is the first blackberry device that impressed me with its build quality.

Finally, from the first impressions i can give it 4.5/5.

I agree with this:

“this is RIM’s best phone ever. Does that mean it’s the phone for you? If you’re a BlackBerry fanatic, yesโ€”it really is the phone you’ve been waiting for, if you’re not hoping RIM radically changed the recipe. Because they didn’t. It’s cleaner and brighter, but it’s not an overhaul by any means. It’s a more powerful and beautiful distillation of the same experience.” – GIZMODO

if your intersted you can get oneย HERE (this is the site i’ve ordered my curve from) it cost around KD 250, including the Aramex shipping cost.


This entry was posted on Monday, September 8th, 2008 at 4:52 pm

43 Responses to “I Got My BOLD!”

  1. Glen says:

    Congrats bro…..

    Looks like u are the first in q8 ๐Ÿ™‚

    Planning to buy it but not so soon… Eagerly waiting for your review


  2. mo3ath says:

    3ala el barakah

    whats wrong with USWS ??

    what do u prefer and why ? ARAMEX , USWS ??

    can u help me with that plz ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. fkj says:

    I was sooo close to get it, but then I said let me wait for X1 from SE and then see.. So please dude try it and then give us a review about it working here in q8 network and stuff

  4. cruiser says:

    attractive phone ! but plz advise us if it works well on the MTC’s network, and does it read arabic msgs ?

  5. Pure says:

    Mashallah, mabrook o 3alaik bil 3afya : )

  6. DVLz says:

    mabrook hope you buy polishing kit next time so you can clean up before taking pictures ๐Ÿ˜›

  7. Abid says:


    The only people who call it “Roger” here are Asian fobs who don’t know what plurals are.

  8. Mishary says:

    Glen Alaah ebarek feeek o inshalla i will ๐Ÿ™‚

    mo3ath Alah ebarek feeek .. whats wrong with USWS? ohma fehoom shay sa7 asaan? hathailaa 7aram 3alaihom emsameen nafs’hom shrka! simply fothaaa!

    fkj i think the X1 will be having a lot of bugs since this is the first windows based mobile phone from SE, and regarding the bold i can confirm that it works like a charm in Zain’s network.

    cruiser As i said above it works with Zain, and for thearabic msgs it doesnt work but i will work on it inshallah.

    Pure Thanks ๐Ÿ™‚

    DVLz Hehehehehehehehehehehe inshallah o sorry for that ๐Ÿ™‚

    Abid Sorry .. i will update it now ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. Adrenaline says:

    Mabrouk…post somthing from it

  10. konchelski says:

    how did you order it? can you put in the details?

  11. konchelski says:

    thanks ๐Ÿ™‚

  12. khaled says:

    mabrook… how did you order it and how is it??? does it work well with zain!!! is it better than the blackberry curve???

  13. Mishary says:

    konchelski & khaled Here is the link: http://www.negrielectronics.com/blackberry-bold-9000-rogers-unlocked-p-1744.html

    Adrenaline im writing this from it ๐Ÿ™‚

    khaled as i said above it works perfectly with Zain and comparing with the curve its much more advanced.

  14. fkj says:

    Dude.. what about the charger, will I need an additional piece for it?

  15. fkj says:

    ok im getting OCD now!! So I called a friend who’s in the states and he said that AT&T recollected all their BOLDs and stopped selling them waiting for a newer version. cuz the current one has issues with battery and 3G stuff. Now whats the deal in ur case?

  16. Mishary says:

    fkj I called a friend whoโ€™s in the states and he said that AT&T recollected all their BOLDs and stopped selling them < -- Are you sure your friend in the states? coz AT&T didnt released it yet! check here: http://crackberry.com/another-t-bold-update-dealers-begin-ordering-24th



    And regarding the 3G signal mine currently connected on Zain’s 3G ad the battery gives me 24+ hr using (phone + wifi + gps) which i think is fair enough.

  17. Mishary says:

    fkj and regarding the charger .. what do you mean by “additional piece” ? converter? if its converter the answer will be no coz the charger is a multi voltage.

  18. fkj says:

    Ooh yes what I meant that they were supposed to release it earlier in the states but then they postponed it cuz of battery issues. So he called at&t n they said that this battery issue is only in the states, so if u got it from Canada, i.g Rogers, u wont have this kind of problem. Anyway, I just bought it ๐Ÿ™‚ o gonna arrive on the 15th inshalla

  19. Mishary says:

    fkj Then Mabrook and enjoy it ๐Ÿ™‚

  20. fkj says:

    hey dude whats up.. how is going so far? I just have one other question.. is ur PIN number active? I mean can u use BB messenger and push email?

  21. Mishary says:

    fkj yes my PIN is active and I’m using my push email and BB messenger.

  22. toot says:

    hi all am trying to get one but some one told me that site mabye not save so i wold like to know is it save and how long it will take if i order it coz i am die 2 have it ๐Ÿ™
    so plz just tell me that save so i can have one or tell me other site
    thanxx alot

  23. Mishary says:

    toot i’ve ordered from it 2 times. I think its enough to prove its safe.

  24. toot says:

    thaaaaaaaaaaaaaanxx . ‘7alas ‘7athet el garanty mnk ๐Ÿ˜‰

  25. Mishary says:

    toot Negool el mabroook 3ayal now ๐Ÿ˜›

  26. fkj says:

    ok quick question, do u get 3G signal? if no.. then u get edge or EDGE signal? now. Do i have to get the blackberry service from ZAIN to get an email account and use bb msger?

  27. Mishary says:

    fkj Yes i do get 3G signal but not all the time, and yes its a must to get bb msger and email working.

  28. fkj says:

    Dude.. my signal sucks man. I updates my OS to the latest one .147 but still i get drop signals n BB service is crap, i cant even surf the net. Is it Zain or the phone? do u have the same issues?

  29. Mishary says:

    fkj what do u mean by “BB service is crap” ? you dont get ur msgs on time ? coz i got mine on time even my signal is normal.

  30. toot says:

    hi mishary
    la mabrok wala galh allh .. ya’7alaf 7awalt asawe el ordar ma 9ar ma rathaw eb viste
    o laget le a7d in usa bas galole ma nazal ra7 yanzal fe october o lock ba3ad ๐Ÿ™ fa al7en ga3da ashof le 7al thanny etha 3andkm 7al o 6arega 3ashn yagblon el daf3 gole .

  31. Mishary says:

    toot Try Ebay they deal with wire transfer .. bas esara7aa akhaaf men el wire transfer ana .. etha 3endech AMEX try it with the site coz i’ve ordered mine with my AMEX etha ma3endech fa 7aleech el wa7eed ohwa ebay.com

  32. fkj says:

    I mean im not getting the full service 24/7 sometimes i can sent n receive emails, sometimes I cant, same thing goes with BB msger and msn.. what OS version u have?

  33. Mishary says:

    fkj no this is weird .. i can send and receive emails even with BB msger .. and my OS ver is same as yours

  34. toot says:

    what do u mean AMEX ? ma fahamt .. ma at9awr eshga3da aswe el7en ga3da ab7th fe jame3 el wasael hehehe o inshalah alga . galole ashtreh lock o afta7a ehne or in canda eshrayek is it the same or not

  35. fkj says:

    toot: I used my q80 visa and it worked like magic, no problems at all.

    Mishary: u should try the .147 update, its awesome n solved most of my issues

  36. Mishary says:

    toot American Express .. and i dont recommend to buy locked one .. sa3eb etfechenaa tara.

    fkj what about the stability ?! this is my only issue with my bold .. and can i know from where you download it?

  37. Mishary says:

    fkj DONE! Thanks ๐Ÿ™‚

  38. fkj says:

    let me know how do u find it, and btw, u’ll find alot of help n news from the site i gave u…

  39. fkj says:

    dude.. my bold got busted, it wont turn on.. tried everything n did everything u could possibly think of, so do u know any place here in q8 who knows how to deal n fix blackberry fones?

  40. cgc says:

    hello mishary,

    i have a quick question about the BB service from Zain… i currently have a nokia e71 with the internet unlimited package, but recently found out that they charge 6 fils/kb while roaming… if i switch over to a BB and get the BB world service, is internet while roaming free? is it 3g speed? will it work on a e71 if i switched my sim over to the e71?

    sorry for all these questions, but Zain hasn’t been of any help and you seem to have more knowledge than anyone who works at Zain ๐Ÿ˜€


  41. JamesL says:

    I purchased My Unlocked TIM BlackBerry Bold 9000, Just got its so great best blackberry i ever owned I got from online store http://www.selectgsm.com
    received in 3 days


  42. Trixie99 says:

    got a good deal on the blackberry curve a couple years ago off gsmallover.com. the shipping was free and i got it really quickly…i’m about due for a new phone but is the bold better than the iphone. can’t decide between the 2!