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BlackBerry Curve 8520
6.0 out of 10

BlackBerry Curve 8520

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Overall 6
6.0

BlackBerry Curve 8520 Review: In Depth

Recombu
18 June 2010
  • 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.
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Overall 6
6.0

BlackBerry Curve 8520 review

TechRadar UK
23 August 2011
  • Summary: Will BlackBerry's entry-level smartphone lure you in?
  • Pros: Responsive, Good usability, Relatively cheap
  • Cons: Connectivity is lacking, Corners have been cut generally
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Overall 5
5.0
Performance 5
5.0

BlackBerry's Curve 8520 smartphone is too expensive to be a serious contender

PC Authority
23 October 2010
  • Summary: We like the ambition of producing a low-cost BlackBerry, but until it drops in price there’s too much competition.
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Overall 5
5.0

Expert Review

CRN
23 June 2010
  • Summary: If you can go without HSPDA or GPS, then the BlackBerry Curve 8520 could be the phone for you. Mini-review: It's much the same story with the BlackBerry Curve 8520, RIM's low-end model boasts neither HSDPA nor GPS, and it couples that with very plasticky build quality and a screen that's grainy and...
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Overall 6
6.0

RIM BlackBerry Curve 8520 review

IT PRO
12 August 2009
  • Summary: A great budget option for the BlackBerry and a good starter phone if you are new to the brand. However for BlackBerry old-timers, you will need to go up a price level to get all you really want from this business device giant.
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Overall 5
4.8
Sound 8
8.0
Display 6
6.0

RIM BlackBerry Curve 8520

Airgamer
6 June 2010
  • Summary: Mit dem Curve 8520 will BlackBerry wohl eher das jüngere Klientel ansprechen. Dieses Smartphone kommt zwar nicht mit einem Touchscreen, dafür aber mit einem bei Handys ungewöhnlichen Steuerkonzept: ein optisches Touchpad, auch Trackpad genannt.
  • Pros: Gute Sprachqualität, W-Lan, MP3-Player
  • Cons: magere Ausstattung
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Overall 8
8.0

Test : BlackBerry Curve 8520

test-mobile.fr
19 May 2010
  • Summary: Le BlackBerry Curve 8520 est un sympathique petit smartphone dédié à la messagerie et particulièrement à l’e-mail qui séduit avant tout pour son efficacité sur les fonctionnalités de messagerie. Il reprend le form factor classique chez BlackBerry, à savoir monobloc avec clavier AZERTY physique.
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Overall 6
6.0

Expert Review

HEAR.nl
5 November 2009