BlackBerry 8520 Smartphone OCWorkbench 10 Dec 2009
Forget about touch screen phone when it comes to SMS texting or emails.
BlackBerry has always been the choice for push mail and texting using a QWERTY
keyboard. To bring the whole experience to more users, BlackBerry 8520
introduces BlackBerry's entry level Smartphone, the BlackBerry 8520.
The BlackBerry Curve 8520 is a traditional keyboard entry
phone. Although it is a texting phone, it comes with a touch sensitive trackpad
for easy maneuvering through the menus. It is also the first BlackBerry®
smartphone to feature dedicated media keys, which are smoothly integrated along
the top of the handset giving customers an easy, convenient way to control their
music and videos.
The BlackBerry 8520 comes preinstalled with social networking tools like
Facebook, MySpace and Twitter. With the WiFi or GPRS access, you can be 24 hrs
connected to the network. Moreover, you can configure the settings, whenever you
receive a new twit or facebook status updates, the phone will alert you.
The phone comes with 256MB Flash memory and a 512Mhz next
generation processor for enhanced performance. It also has voice activated
dialing and bluetooth for car kits, stereo headsets etc.
For multimedia users, there is a 2 MP digital camera with
zoom and video recording. For music playback there is a 3.5mm stereo headset
jack. Expandable memory via hot swappable microSD/SDHC memory card slot,
supporting up to 16 GB cards today and expected to support next generation 32GB
cards when available; a 2GB card is included
Dimensions (H x W x D)
109 x 60 x 13.9 mm
GSM frequency bands
EDGE, GPRS, Bluetooth, A2DP, AVRCP, WLAN
Display and Text Input
Max. standby time (in hours)
Max. talktime (in hours)
4.5 hours talktime
Maximum camera resolution