Although the BlackBerry Curve 8520 has been released years ago, this used-to-be entry level smartphone by Research in Motion (RIM) is still sparking some interests to many mobile users. Code named Gemini, this boasts a QWERTY keypad which is encased in a glossy and sleek body. Moreover, what it brags is its new optical track pad which is touch sensitive thus replacing the conventional trackball seen in many BB mobile phones.
Apart from the new optical and responsive trackpad, another asset of the smartphone is its QWERTY messaging keyboard which allows you to type faster without putting so much hassle on your fingertips. It also comes with an easy to navigate MP3 player and add to it that the smartphone is lightweight.
Users can enjoy this BB 8520 its mobile e-mail alongside good connectivity. It gets 256MB internal memory. Moreover, it comes pre-installed with 2GB microSD card which you can upgrade up to 32GB. The downside is that the camera is basic with its 2 megapixel resolution and the handset lacks some high-end features which you can compare to other smartphones. Here’s a quick list of the BlackBerry 8520 specs and price.
BB 8520 – Specifications and Cost
- Dimensions: 109x 60x 13.9mm
- Weight: 106 grams
- 2MP camera with 5x digital zoom
- Video camera
- Music player (MP3, AAC, WMA formats)
- 256 MB internal memory; up to 32GB microSD
- SMS, MMS, IM, BBM
- WiFi, Bluetooth 2.0, 3.5mm stereo headset
- GPRS, EDGE, and Web Browser for Internet
- Talktime: 4.5 hours
- Standby Time: 400 hours
The BlackBerry 8520 smartphone is currently priced at a cost of P10, 000 in the Philippines.