Summary: Despite its budget status, the BlackBerry Curve 8520 appeals to a group not previously served by RIM. It may not be the Bold or Tour, but with phenomenal battery life and superior PIM functionality, the 8520 provides the typical BlackBerry experience.
Summary: T-Mobile and RIM have taken the wraps off of the , an attractive smartphone that won't break the bank. While this budget BlackBerry does cut some corners (you won't find GPS or 3G support on this smartphone), you still get top-notch messaging and access to .
Excerpt: På forsiden af det,. Den 8520 ligner alle de andre brombær mobiltelefonerDen eksterne instrumentbræt har den nu velkendte skærm med fuldt QWERTY-tastatur layout.Blackberry har ændret deres vante gummi trackball til en optisk én.Dette holder telefonen så glat som muligt, og er måske mere intuitiv for...
Summary: Finally let's name advantages you get for your $300:
There are definitely areas for improvement, but don't forget that the phone was launched in 2009. If you want to try BlackBerry then 8520 is a good beginning.
Excerpt: Nothing rational seems to drive RIM's judgement when it comes to developing new smartphones. In a time when manufacturers are trying to attract more buyers with new features, exquisitely designed devices and eye-candy interfaces, the Canadian company seems to be stuck in the past.
Pros: Even though is a mid-budget smartphone, there are a few positive things about Curve 8520 worth mentioning. The full QWERTY keyboard, even if it wobbles and is made from a very cheap plastic, it may become comfortable with a little bit of training. Wi-Fi connectivity is by far one of the best asse...
Cons: Not being able to setup an email account without a payed Blackberry Internet service is annoying. Overall, the device looks cheaper than its actual price. It doesn't offer anything new, and only a small fraction of what it needed to offer. Other disadvantages of the device includes: obsolete Blac...
Excerpt: RIM has taken note of the consumer demand for inexpensive messaging phones and delivered several devices that bridge business and consumer worlds. Its latest budget offering is the BlackBerry Curve 8520 that boasts social network access and a full Qwerty keypad.
Excerpt: The BlackBerry line of smartphones have evolved in many ways over the years, one of them being navigation. From the thumbwheel, where the term â€œBlackBerry thumbâ€� was coined, to the trackball, and now to the trackpad.
Pros: Built-in Wi-Fi., Out-of-the-box Mac support., Optical trackpad for navigation., Good call quality.
Conclusion: Overall, I love the device. While it might be complicated to use if you’ve never had a BlackBerry before, you’ll quickly fall in-love with the phone and notice that no other smartphone device will be able to push data quite as well as BlackBerry’s do. I currently have an 8900.