I decided to write this piece, which will be a series, to help answer the numerous questions I have been receiving from fans and readers of this blog on “which Blackberry phone should I buy”?, “which Blackberry device is good for me”? and so on. In this series, which is going to last for few weeks, I will be featuring the most commonly used Blackberry phones in our society today and I will be listing their full specifications (from GSMArena) and their current prices (from Slot Limited).
These series are to help answers all those questions, at least, by comparing all Blackberry phones specifications and prices (that I will be writing this coming weeks), you can make an informed decision on which is best for you. As I have said earlier, the phone’s specification details are taken from GSMArena and their prices from Slot Limited Nigeria.
So the first device that I will be talking about in this series is Blackberry Curve 8520. See below for some pictures of Blackberry Curve 8520.
Basic Features and Specifications
Below are the features and specifications of Blackberry Curve 8520, that is, it functions, what it can do or performs and other information about the device.
– 2G Network: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
– Display Type: TFT, 65K colors
– Display Size: 320 x 240 pixels, 2.46 inches (~163 ppi pixel density)
– QWERTY keyboard
– Touch-sensitive optical trackpad
– Dedicated music keys
– Memory Phonebook: Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall
– Call records
– Internal Memory size: 256 MB
– Card slot: microSD, up to 32GB
– DATA: GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 – 48 kbps
– EDGE: Class 10, 236.8 kbps
– 3G: No
– WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11b/g
– Bluetooth: Yes, v2.0 with A2DP
– Infrared port: No
– USB: Yes, microUSB
– Camera: Yes, 2 MP, 1600×1200 pixels
– Video: Yes, QVGA
– OS: BlackBerry OS
– CPU: 512MHz processor
– Browser: HTML
– Radio: No
– Games: Yes + downloadable
– Colors: Black
– GPS: No
– Java: Yes
– MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV player
– MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player
– Voice memo/dial
– Predictive text input
– BATTERY: Standard battery, Li-Ion 1150 mAh
– Battery on Stand-by: Up to 408 hours
– Battery Talk time: Up to 4 hours 30 minutes
Current Price of Blackberry Curve 8520 at Slot Limited
The current price is N29,000. Keep in mind that this price can change as time goes on but as at the time of writing this post (03/10/2011), that is the price at Slot Limited.
Is Blackberry Curve 8520 an ideal phone for you. of course, that will depend on your taste, choice and pocket. I believe with the above information, you can make an informed decision whether to buy Blackberry Curve 8520 or not. You can check below for other types and prices of Blackberry devices in Nigeria to compare and contrast in other to help you decide which one to buy. Do you find this post useful? If so, let your friends know about it. Just click on the facebook icon below to tell your facebook friends.
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