Blackberry Style 9670 is different from other offerings by RIM in terms of a new flip design that may or may not appeal to users. Coming after the average Pearl Flip design, it is interesting to see what emotions the Blackberry Style will evoke. Does RIM provide a Blackberry that is not only sleek but efficient in performance? Read on to find out more.
The Blackberry 8830 World Edition is a CDMA device from RIM that has dual network capability, effortlessly switching between GSM and CDMA networks for the globally roaming business user. With a bright display, QWERTY keyboard and good internet connectivity, this smartphone can be seriously considered.
A more detailed look reveals the following:
Blackberry 8830 Design and Quality
Blackberry 8830 looks similar to the 8800 handset while the silver metallic body reminds one of the Curve phones. Though this smartphone looks bigger compared to other devices, it has a sleek appearance. The display that dominates the top of the Blackberry 8830 consists of a 2.5″ color screen. Below this is the trackball navigator surrounded by the Talk, End, Menu and Escape keys. The keys have backlighting and the screen is light sensing, adjusting display brightness depending on surrounding light. While the right side of the Blackberry 8830 contains the volume rocker, the left side contains the 2.5mm headset jack, USB port and convenience key. Power and mute/music player/standby buttons are found at the top of the smartphone. Overall, this device may be a bit large but has a sturdy feel.
Nothing says ‘corporate’ like a Blackberry handset peeping from your pocket. The choice of every businessman and entrepreneur round the globe, the blackberry phones are a perfect pick for those who love turning heads. The blackberry handsets, by teaching the corporate world to work in style, have created quite a niche, rather an ecosphere in world of telecommunication. And it is in the hope of conquering this consumer ecosphere that RIM (Research in motion) has come up with its latest ‘tablet’, the Blackberry Playbook.
Blackberry playbook, is operated by the QNX, which is nothing less than the most effective and hardcore operating system that man has ever come up with. QNX has run the jets, and powered the nuclear reactors, and is now here in your playbook, to make sure that you have the experience of a life time operating the tablet. Before we set out ‘reviewing’ whether this Blackberry is a ‘playbook’ or a ‘play boy’ let us get familiar with some of the major features of this handset.
The Blackberry Curve 8350i on Nextel comes with Wifi, Bluetooth and GPS, though it does not support 3G. The Nextel Direct Connect option on this phone is also an attractive one for users. But does this device impress or does it fall short of doing so? Here’s taking a closer look:
Blackberry 8350i Design and Quality
The Blackberry 8350i looks like other Curve devices but is larger than the others. This mobile phone has a 2.4″ QVGA sharp display, below which is a trackball and navigation buttons: Talk, End, Menu Shortcut and Back. While the left side of the device has the convenience key (the Direct Connect key that helps in push-to-talk, made prominent by a yellow outline), mini USB port and 2.5mm headset jack, the right side houses the volume rocker and convenience key (or default camera button). The top of this device contains the mute button. At the back of the Blackberry 8350i is the 2.0 MP camera lens and LED flash. This device has smooth edges and a soft touch finish, fitting well into the hand.
The Blackberry Bold 9780 is an offering from RIM that is sure to get customers excited. For one, it makes use of the Blackberry 6 operating system and applications are seen running faster than ever on this phone. Presented in both black and white, the 9780 is a follow up from the 9700 model and though there are some common features, the phone ensures a new bold experience.
Blackberry Bold 9650
The Blackberry Bold 9650 announced in 2010, supporting both CDMA and GSM networks is a phone that offers much to users. Though it is named Bold, it is closer to the Blackberry Tour. With 3G network support, this model makes it possible to easily remain in touch with family and friends.
After the disastrous Blackberry Storm, RIM certainly had to introduce changes in Blackberry Storm 2 and this device is certainly an improvement. Not only does it bring a better touchscreen, it also comes with some added features. However, for those interested in this device, a closer look is necessary and reveals the following:
Blackberry Curve 8520
RIM provides a good balance of quality and affordability with the Blackberry Curve 8520, featuring the optical trackpad. With this entry-level smartphone in five interesting colors, RIM blends together great design and performance. A closer look reveals the following:
Blackberry Curve 8520 Design and Quality
The Blackberry Curve 8520 has the traditional Blackberry look, similar to the Curve 8900. Above a full QWERTY keyboard, a 2.64″ screen is situated. The screen resolution is low for a RIM model at 320х240 pixels, but the screen is more or less clear (with some pixelation) and QVGA is average too. There is a plastic feel to the Blackberry curve 8520. However, the outer edges of the phone have a soft-touch finish, giving a good grip to the device while enhancing its appearance. On the left of the phone is a 3.5mm headphone jack and a microUSB charging port whereas the right contains the volume rocker. The optical trackpad is placed right in the centre, surrounded by four buttons: Talk, Menu shortcut, Back and End.
Blackberry Torch 9800
The Blackberry Torch 9800 is an offering from RIM that does not go unnoticed. Facing stiff competition from iPhone and Android, Blackberry has refashioned itself with graphic menus and interesting Blackberry Torch 9800 accessories to attract users.
Blackberry Torch 9800 Unlocked
While not being able to match up to the clarity of iPhone 4, the 3.2″ HVGA (480×360 pixel color display) Blackberry Torch 9800 makes a statement with its light-sensing and proximity-detecting screen that provides easy viewing either indoors or outdoors. With a capacitive touch screen and a sliding out qwerty keyboard, the Torch 9800 is a remarkable change from earlier models.