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Blackberry 6230

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Blackberry 6230. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the battery. The reception is also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the connectivity and size.

reception, battery

usability, screen, portability, size, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Blackberry 6230 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 69/100 = Good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 10 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (

there are better ways to spend $300

Mar, 2005

Consumer review by: cbotd (

Office on the Go


battery life, signal strength, feature rich with web zones.

backlight does not come on automatically unless in phone mode. As a Phone, Awkward.

Oct, 2004

Consumer review by: cbotd (

Office on the Go


I bought the 6230 about a month ago. I have T-Mobile service and am using the RIM device as my Phone/PDA/EMail/Mobile Web device. My initial draw to the device was the email capability. I can get email from multiple accounts all on the 6230. I can also...

battery life, signal strength, feature rich with web zones.

backlight does not come on automatically unless in phone mode. As a Phone, Awkward.

Oct, 2004

Consumer review by: (

Not worth it

Jul, 2004

Consumer review by: (

All in one!!

Feb, 2004

Consumer review by: (

Don't get why people knock T Mobile

Dec, 2003

Consumer review by: (

Oprah Might Like a Blackberry but I'll Take a Strawberry


Feature rich, can e-mail at the mall, great toy

Can't use as a modem ; big to hold for long, some annoying features

Consumer review by: twink118 (



Personally i found this phone to be so hard to use and very confusing the phones handset is massive and very bulky and not something that can be easily fitted in to a pants pocket. The style of the phones screen and the style of the handset is very...

A great way to get emails on the go.

The screen when i bought the phone i didn't realise that it was so out dated. The green and black screen reminds me of the old fashioned computer screen monitors. I personally found it quite hard to get around on the phone the layout of the menu was...

Dec, 2010

Consumer review by: T_Tiger (



You can certainly get a much more feature rich, graphical interface these days. I never used mine for internet browsing but I can't imagine it could be very good with this green and black screen.

I found the QWERTY keyboard easy to use. I loved being able to get emails on the go.

Black and white screen only. I found it too bulky to use as a phone so I kept using my mobile phone as well. I didn't like the fact that when I deleted things from my mailbox on my PC that the deletions didn't sync up with the blackberry. I couldn't...

Apr, 2008

Product Specifications

Research In Motion (RIM) is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the mobile communications market. Through development and integration of hardware, software and services, RIM provides solutions for seamless access to time-sensitive information including e-mail, messaging, Internet- and intranet-based applications. PRODUCT FEATURES: Email, phone, SMS, browser and organizer applications in a single wireless handheld; Increased memory for greater application and data storage; Full-featured connected organizer with PC synchronization; International roaming support; Smaller form factor with a light and comfortable feel; Tri-band handheld, operates on 900/1800/1900 MHz GSM/GPRS wireless networks, allowing for international roaming between North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.


Standby Time (PB):288hours
Talk Time (PB):300minutes

CE Input Device



Band:GSM 900/1800/1900 (Tri-Band)
Phone Form Factor:Monoblock
Service Provider:AT&T/Not specified/T-Mobile
Type:BlackBerry / BlackBerry smartphone/BlackBerry smartphone
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Communicator Features

Operating System:BlackBerry Handheld Software

Dimensions & Weight



Type:LCD display


Manufacturer:Research In Motion
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:BlackBerry
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