BlackBerry have come up with two new profound smartphone designs based on the BlackBerry 7 operating system with the BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 making a welcoming unveiling. Updated with great distinction, aesthetically and technically, the BlackBerry Bold 9790 is both powerful and compact with a high resolution touch display and a highly tactile keyboard a notable mention while the BlackBerry Curve 9380 is the first-ever BlackBerry Curve smartphone with a touch display.

Touch Screen – The BlackBerry Bold 9790 features a 2.4-inch capacitive touch screen. The BlackBerry Curve 9380, on the other hand, will drop the physical in favor of a 3.2-inch capacitive touch screen.

BlackBerry 7 OS – The BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 are both powered by the new BlackBerry 7 OS, which delivers a faster and richer user experience with improved browsing, voice-activated searches, and support for Augmented Reality and NFC (Near Field Communications). It also includes the ability to manage personal content separately from corporate content, and comes with a variety of personal and productivity apps out of the box.

Specs – The BlackBerry Bold 9790 is powered by a 1GHz processor, and includes 8GB of onboard memory, along with a microSD card slot that supports up to 32 GB of additional storage. The BlackBerry Curve 9380 comes equipped with a 5-megapixel camera with LED flash and video recording capabilities. There are also a number of social networking apps preinstalled, including BlackBerry Messenger, Facebook, and Twitter.

Augmented Reality – Both the Bold 9790 and Curve 9380 are powered by BlackBerry 7 and include built-in support for Augmented Reality and NFC. NFC enables users to make mobile payments, pair accessories or read SmartPoster tags using their phone.

Enhanced Browser – BlackBerry 7 introduces an enhanced browser that provides a significantly faster, more fluid web browsing experience. The browser includes a new JIT (just in time) JavaScript compiler to improve the load time speed of web pages and it offers optimized HTML5 performance for incredible gaming and video experiences. The popular universal search capability has also been enhanced with support for voice-activated search, so users can simply speak to begin searching their device and the web for information.