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6.4 out of 10 based on 2855 reviews

BlackBerry Curve 8520

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  • User Score (5459)
    8.0 8.0 from 5459 reviewers
  • Expert Score (43)
    7.1 7.1 from 43 reviewers
  • Design (252)
    6.5 6.5 from 252 reviewers
  • Value for money (337)
    6.1 6.1 from 337 reviewers
  • Features (213)
    6.3 6.3 from 213 reviewers
  • Ease of use (245)
    6.3 6.3 from 245 reviewers
  • Performance (4)
    5.1 5.1 from 4 reviewers
  • Sound quality (199)
    5.7 5.7 from 199 reviewers
  • Sound (5)
    5.2 5.2 from 5 reviewers
  • Durability (203)
    6.3 6.3 from 203 reviewers
  • Reliability (10)
    5.0 5.0 from 10 reviewers
  • Looks (143)
    6.9 6.9 from 143 reviewers
  • Battery performance (265)
    5.4 5.4 from 265 reviewers
  • Display (82)
    6.0 6.0 from 82 reviewers
  • Ergonomics (11)
    6.0 6.0 from 11 reviewers
  • Portability (2)
    6.3 6.3 from 2 reviewers
  • Build quality (8)
    5.5 5.5 from 8 reviewers
  • Connectivity (2)
    3.6 3.6 from 2 reviewers
  • Camera (70)
    5.9 5.9 from 70 reviewers
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BlackBerry Curve 8520

The BlackBerry Curve 8520 is a smartphone that utilizes the GSM Quad-band network bandwidth (850/900/1800/1900 MHz) and supports GPRS/EDGE data transfer rates. The smartphone is powered by a lithium-ion battery, and supports a 320 x 240 pixels TFT display screem, a 2.0-megapixel resolution camera with digital zoom, multimedia playback for video in MPEG4, WMV, H.263 and Media Player format as well as music playback for MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV and AMR file format. The sma…

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BlackBerry Curve 8520

The BlackBerry Curve 8520 is a smartphone that utilizes the GSM Quad-band network bandwidth (850/900/1800/1900 MHz) and supports GPRS/EDGE data transfer rates. The smartphone is powered by a lithium-ion battery, and supports a 320 x 240 pixels TFT display screem, a 2.0-megapixel resolution camera with digital zoom, multimedia playback for video in MPEG4, WMV, H.263 and Media Player format as well as music playback for MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV and AMR file format. The smart phone runs BlackBerry operating system and is powered by a 512 MHz processor with 128 MB RAM / 256 MB ROM memory capacity. Memory can be expanded via a microSD card slot. The phone also supports predictive text input, a full QWERTY keyboard, connectivity to the internet via the BlackBerry Browser as well as RSS news feed on its 802.11b/802.11g WiFi connection, synchronization of data via a microUSB port as well as Bluetooth support. The BlackBerry Curve 8520 also features a PhoneBook that supports functions such as Multiple Numbers Per Contact (allowing users to save more than one number per contact), Picture ID and Ring ID; personal information management function such as an alarm, calendar, calculator, to-do and notes; voice function for Dialing, Commands, Recording, Speaker Phone and Push-to-Talk capability, and Email function that supports IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Domino and Blackberry Connect protocols.

Features

The BlackBerry Curve 8520 is a smartphone that features a 320 by 240 resolution TFT display screen that allows users to view photos captured by the phone or video playback in MPEG4 and Windows Media Video format. The smartphone also allows users to navigate through its functions via the BlackBerry operating system that is supported by up to 128 MB of RAM and 256 MB ROM memory. It features a full QWERTY keyboard that facilitates texting and emailing for users via the phone’s wireless Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g connectivity. The smartphone also features a 2.0-megapixel camera that allows users to capture images and share them with friends and family via MMS and emails. There is also the BlackBerry Browser installed in the phone that allows users to surf the internet for information, and an RSS new feed function to keep users up to date with the latest news online. The BlackBerry Curve 8520 is also supported by a microSD card slot that allows users to expand its memory capacity and save music, video and other files for use.

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  • how to save the dialed numbers

    Answered by jubbxs11 2010-12-06:

    Dial the number and it will then appear on the dialled number history (this appears when you press the green phone key) select the menu key and scroll down to find the "Add to contacts" line on the menu, select using the track pad and edit as necessary. Chris (a very satisfied

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