BlackBerry Curve 8520

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Curve 8520

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OS Blackberry v5.0
Memory Card microSD (TransFlash) up to 16GB
Internal Memory 256 MB
Display Size 2.6 inch
Rear Camera 2.0 MP
Front Camera
Battery Standard battery, Li-Ion 1150 mAh
Processor 0.512 GHz
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General Information
Announced NA
Form Factor Bar
Box Content Charger, USB Cable, Handsfree
Shades Black
OS Blackberry v5.0
Languages English
Hardware
Processor 0.512 GHz
Display
Display Colours 65000
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (H) 240 pixels
Display Resolution (V) 320 pixels
Display Size 2.6 inch
SenseUI
Multi-Touch
Handwriting Recognition
Scratch Resistant
Display Type TFT
Camera
Rear Camera 2.0 MP
Camera Resolution 1600x1200 pixels
Video Resolution -
Front Camera
GeoTagging
Face Detection
Smile Detection
Auto Focus
Camera Flash No Flash
Primary Camera 2 MegaPixel, 1600x1200 pixels
Memory
Call Log Yes
Memory Card microSD (TransFlash) up to 16GB
Phonebook Capacity Yes
Internal Memory 256 MB
Dimensions & Weight
Height 109 mm
Width 60 mm
Thickness 14 mm
Weight 106 gms
Battery
Maximum Standby Time 408.00 hours
Maximum Talktime 4.50 hours
Battery Standard battery, Li-Ion 1150 mAh
Internet & Connectivity
Infrared
HSCSD
Bluetooth Yes, v2.0
WAP NA
USB
Handsfree
GPS
A-GPS
Networks GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Data Speed NA
EDGE -
2G Network GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
3G Network -
Wi-Fi -
Basic Features
Java Yes
Calendar
Voice Dialing
Voice Memo
Sync
SyncML
Clock
Alarm Clock
Organiser
In-built Torch
Office Applications
Trackball
Other Features -
Entertainment
Radio
Music Player
Video Player
Voice Recording
Image Viewer
Video Recording
3.5mm Jack/Port
Games Yes + downloadable
Ringtones
Vibration
Ringtones Polyphonic, MP3
Messaging
T9 Dictionary
QWERTY Keypad
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Instant Messaging
Sensors
Accelerometer Sensor

BlackBerry Curve 8520 Review

29 Jan, 13 01:14 PM

Overview

A Popular QWERTY Smartphone
By Sukhleen

BlackBerry Curve 8520 got released in the year 2009. It is still popular as mid range Blackberry phone among customers. It comes with the Dual SIM ( GSM + GSM ) facility. The box contents includes a handset, charger, handsfree, USB cable, battery, earphones and user manual.

Display and Dimensions

Blackberry Curve 8520 has a qwerty keypad with well spaced keys and an optical trackball for navigation. The body of the phone has been designed using plastic and rubber, which makes it easy to carry. It has a height of 109 mm, a width of 60 mm and a thickness of 14 mm as its dimensions with a weight of 106 grams. It features a 2.4 inches TFT capacitive display, that provide a resolution of 320x240 pixels.

User Interface and Comfort to Use

The phone has been powered by 512 MHz processor. It has internal memory of 256 MB and a microSD slot up to 32 GB. It operates on Blackberry v5.0 Operating System.

Camera and Image Quality

The handset has a rear camera of 2 MP with zoom facility, that provides a resolution of 1600x1200 pixels. It also features QVGA video recording.

Entertainment

The phone has image viewer, video recorder, music player, video player and FM radio for entertainment. On the messaging part, it avails SMS, MMS, Email and IM. Easy access to Social Networking Sites like Facebook and Twitter ensures that you keep connected with your friends. The phone comes with a host of games and you can even download them. Apps can also be downloaded from the Blackberry App World. Plus availability of loudspeaker and the Java support, further increases its capabilities.

Connectivity Options and Battery Life

The device comes with connectivity options for GPRS, EDGE, Bluetooth, USB and Handsfree. Blackberry maps are also made available to help in navigation. The device comes equipped with a Li-Po battery of 1,150 mAh, which ensures uninterrupted stand-by time of 408 hours and a talk-time of 4.5 hours.

Shades

It can be bought in Black color at a price of Rs 6,000 approximately.

Verdict

The phone has performance oriented features and elegant looks at an affordable price. Hence making the users satisfied.

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Pratik's Destiny

15-06-2012 08:20:00

nice cell of the world