'The phone oozes class, and though it still sports a mix of faux-leather plastics and soft touch paint with that now-signature chrome band, the BlackBerry Bold 9700 now feels understated and slight in the hand. '
'very good phone'
' When the first BlackBerry Bold debuted late last year, I called it the best BlackBerry smartphone yet. '
'The phone and headset managed a range of 20 feet which is average among phones.'
'While the BlackBerry "Pearl" 8100 -- available from T-Mobile for $349.99 or Cingular for $399.99 ($199.99, with the usual contract stipulations from both) -- makes a noble effort to implement the BlackBerry service including a QWERTY keypad, camera, and music and video playback into a device about the size of a business card holder, finding, programming, and operating both simple and advanced functions can be headache- inducing.'
'Unfortunately, the Cingular 8100 series is clunky and heavy,'