Summary: The AT&T BlackBerry Curve 8310 is a strong option for BlackBerry fans who want a productivity powerhouse with extra multimedia strength. The 2-MP camera, relatively speedy Web browser, multimedia player, e-mail and messaging integration, and addition of GPS make the Curve 8310 a device that’s sure to impress mobile professionals and everyday consumers alike.
Pros: GPS voice directions, Excellent call quality, Same sleek design and excellent keyboard, Good media player,
Cons: No Wi-Fi or video recording, microSD Card is behind battery,
Summary: With the BlackBerry Curve 8310 RIM has added yet another good-looking and feature rich model to its lineup of desirable smartphones. Add in 3G internet and mobile-phone-based satellite navigation that, unusually, actually works (and works well) and you've got a worthy winner.
Excerpt: While I was sick in bed , with no word from Sony Ericsson regarding the status of a repair for my K790a, I dug around on eBay for BlackBerries. After following a few items to completion, I realized that purchasing BlackBerries on eBay was not much cheaper than buying it in-store locally and ran the risk of being dinged by duties and customs fees, as the majority were from the United States.
Excerpt: The BlackBerry Curve 8310 is the latest consumer smartphone from RIM, boasting email, internet, 3Mp camera and satellite-navigation capabilities. It's also the first RIM BlackBerry with 3G internet.
Summary: It's a shame that the RIM BlackBerry 8310 lacks Wi-Fi and 3G support, but with its slick design, full Qwerty keyboard and excellent messaging software, the handset is still an impressive mobile for emailing. And while the GPS functionality might be rather basic for our liking, it's certainly a handy extra and makes the device even more desirable
Pros: Excellent keyboard and trackball, Good screen, Built-in sat-nav