BlackBerry Curve 8520 review

Will BlackBerry's entry-level smartphone lure you in?

By  from What Laptop Issue 129
Product Type
Smartphone
Network Band
Quad Band
Bluetooth
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
USB
Yes
Maximum Memory Card Size Supported
32 GB
Memory Card Slot
Yes
Cellular Data Connectivity Technology
GPRS, EDGE
SAR Value
1.02 W/kg
Product Family
Curve
Cellular Network Supported
GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900
Rear Camera Resolution
2 Megapixel
Memory Card Supported
microSD
Phone Style
Bar
Colour
Red
Operating System
BlackBerry
Brand Name
BlackBerry
Battery Talk Time
4.50 Hour
Product Model
8520
Screen Size
6.2 cm (2.5")
Screen Resolution
320 x 240
Weight (Approximate)
106 g
Maximum Video Resolution
320 x 240
Bluetooth Standard
Bluetooth 2.0
Messaging Type
SMS (Short Message Service), MMS (Multi-media Messaging Service), Email, Instant Messaging
Height
109 mm
Width
60 mm
Depth
13.9 mm
Battery Standby Time
312 Hour
Manufacturer
BlackBerry
Product Name
Curve 8520 Smartphone
Processor Speed
512 MHz
Product Line
Curve
Screen Type
LCD
Manufacturer Part Number
PRD-30027-003
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.uk.blackberry.com
Marketing Information

The BlackBerry Curve 8520 smartphone neatly fits in your hand. A full QWERTY keyboard makes typing and sending messages easy and comfortable. The bright screen displays over 65,000 colors, providing a great viewing experience.

Standard Memory
256 MB
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