BlackBerry Curve 8520

price N/A launch Aug, 2009

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 3 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Nice, responsive trackpad navigation
  • Comfortable QWERTY keyboard
  • Decent audio quality
  • Good web browser
  • Dedicated music keys

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • Below average camera performance and features
  • No FM radio
  • No 3G support
  • No GPS support

3 expert review(s)


video review

source: @PhoneArena
OS
Smartphone OSBlackBerry OS
Display
Screen Size2.5 inches
Screen Resolution320x240 pixels (~ 160 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • LCD
Processor/RAM
Processor512 MHz
Memory
Internal Memory256 MB
Expandable Memory SlotYes
Battery
Battery Capacity1150 mAh
Battery Standby408 hrs
Battery Talktime4.50 hrs
Dimensions
Weight106 gm
Thickness13.9 mm
Camera
Camera2.0 MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
More
App StoreBlackBerry App World
Full Physical QWERTY KeypadYes
Optical TrackpadYes
Java Apps SupportYes
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
2.50/5
(Below Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys