BlackBerry Pearl 3G review

Will a QWERTY-free, slimline BlackBerry make merry in the mass market?

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TechRadar's verdict

"A consumer-friendly smartphone that matches any BlackBerry in terms of features,with a keypad you'll love or hate but suffers from below-average network coverage and call quality."
For
  • BlackBerry email experience in a smaller handset
  • Stylish design
  • 'Out of the box' ease of use
  • Improved web browser
  • Good quality images, with numerous options for sending photos.
Against
  • Disappointing call quality
  • Below-average 3G connectivity
  • Small screen
  • Troublesome text inputting
  • Media player hidden away
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