BLACKBERRY BOLD 9700: THE NEW OS, MORE ADVANCED CAMERA
For the previously interested in the BlackBerry Bold 9700 aka Onyx, and until now have not been accomplished. Currently, already present a new version which is positioned as a complement firstOnyx, the BlackBerry 9780 aka Bold Onyx 2.
Indeed, striking changes which try to offer this handheld is in the camera using 5MPx resolution, while the first Onyx, just 3.2 MPx. Interface carried by Onyx 2 is also much better and interactive than the old Onyx. This is related to the implementation of most new operating systems, namely OS v6.0. Those who are curious, about what else is new Onyx offer, please follow the following reviews.
As identical twins, of course, physical appearance Bold9780 aka Onyx 2 is exactly the same as 9700 Onyx. This means that the body, the structure of the keypad, as well as laying the navigation panel (trackpad and softkey), connection ports and key enhancements were identical. When compared to the Bold 9000, Onyx construction is certainly smaller and compact.
What about the qwerty keypad on the Onyx 2? Yes, there is no noticeable difference compared to "brother"of his. Stay cozy, comfortable and certainly eases the process of typing a message (SMS) and Email. Typical Bold generation is maintained, just look at the orange peel texture on the back cover. Similarly, the mechanism for opening the battery cover, remains the same as the old Onyx. Using a model of sliding down rather than using the key mechanisms like other BlackBerry types.
Like the BlackBerry 9800 Torch, many new things that can be found on the latest operating system (OS 6.0) which brought Bold 9780. Most, seen from the structure of interfaces, as well as the basic setting, which would certainly confuse a novice user as well as those already using the older BlackBerry version.
Access menus for example, no longer can be opened only by pressing the BlackBerry icon. But, using the `click 'in the area drop down menu or pressing the arrow at the bottom of the home screen to open the menu window. Same as menu access methods on Android phones. It could also, after pressing the BlackBerry menu select 'Open Tray'.
In addition, the ranks of the main menu on the home screen in the Onyx 2 is also subdivided into several sliding windows, like a widget. Generally, the search window of this menu contains the main features by category. There All Menu, Favorites, Media, Downloads and Frequent.
Other changes can also be felt directly on the BlackBerry built-in suite of applications (Core and Add-On), which on average have been using v6.0 unless BlackBerry Messenger and third party applications. Even so, the view and version of the application still has the most up to date.
One more, via a standard feature, we can directly monitor the activities related to the utilization of the operating system and memory, without the need to use special code (keyboard combination). This allows us to calculate and determine what program or application that needs to be added and or removed from memory. When compared directly with older OS versions, of course, acceleration and the performance of the new OS is much better and full power.
Included in the utilization of battery power could be more friendly again. However, for users of older Onyx (v5.0), the BlackBerry actually is preparing an upgrade version of the OS to v6.0 as well.
Application of the new operating system also affected the characteristics of Internet browser, which is now more flexible and cool, thanks to support WebKit platform. Display and its browsers menu structure was far more smooth, including the support of flash that is close to the ability of the computer desktop. We can also display several Web pages at once on the option 'Tabs', the sensation of surfing in cyberspace be more exciting.
For the purposes of the Internet, Bold 9780 still supported high-speed data lines like Bold 9700. Namely, HSDPA with 3.6 Mbps speed. If not too cover the 3G network, customers can also use EDGE or GPRS channels. As an alternative connection, Onyx 2 also equipped with WiFi.
Meanwhile, for media file transfer, entrusted to the Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR connection with a fairly complete profile. If the older operating system or type of previous BlackBerry we have to open the menu 'Receive Using BlackBerry' in the folder "Media" when trying to receive audio / video / photo, the Onyx 2 is not anymore. During the Bluetooth pairing between the handheld is connected, we can accept files easily and smoothly like most Bluetooth phones.