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BlackBerry Pearl 3G

alaTest has collected and analyzed 104 reviews of BlackBerry Pearl 3G. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Opinions about the durability and sound are generally positive. The portability and design are also appreciated. There are some mixed reviews about the camera, while there are some critical views about the connectivity and reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the BlackBerry Pearl 3G is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for BlackBerry Pearl 3G

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 user reviews of BlackBerry Pearl 3G from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the performance and price. The sound and usability also get good feedback, whereas many are negative about the durability and size.

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59% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Sep, 2016

Expert review by: de.engadget.com (engadget.com)

BlackBerry Pearl 3G: Engadget Deutschland Review

 

Das Blackberry Pearl war das Smartphone, das RIM und die bei Business-Menschen so beliebten Services auch bei Consumern immer beliebter machten. Mal ehrlich, Design wurde bis zu diesem Zeitpunkt bei BlackBerry alles andere als groß geschrieben, bzw.:...

Jul, 2010

Expert review by: Bonnie Cha (cnet.com)

BlackBerry Pearl review:

 

Everyone say it with me now: "It's about flippin' time." The CDMA version of the RIM BlackBerry Pearl is finally out, and though it's been a long wait (the original, GSM version debuted more than a year ago), we have to say it was worth the extra time.

The RIM BlackBerry Pearl 8130 keeps the same sleek design of its predecessor but adds built-in GPS, EV-DO support, and video-recording capabilities. The smartphone's Web browser is also improved, and it has a 2-megapixel camera. The device's messaging...

The SureType keyboard takes some acclimation, and call quality could be slightly better.

The RIM BlackBerry Pearl 8130 improves on an already-impressive smartphone with the addition of GPS, video recording, and 3G support.

Nov, 2007

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: Anthony Losanno (laptopmag.com)

BlackBerry Pearl (AT&T)

 

Now available for AT&T customers, the Pearl is a stylish and powerful smart phone for work and play.

Feb, 2007

Expert review by: Stewart Wolpin (digitaltrends.com)

BlackBerry Pearl Review

 

As a phone, the Pearl performs like a jewel.

Jan, 2007

Expert review by: (pcmag.com)

BlackBerry Pearl (T-Mobile)

 

Research In Motion (RIM) throws away its suits and ties with the Pearl, a delicious little multimedia smartphone that—surprise!—just happens to be a BlackBerry. Slimmer than a closed RAZR, it is the first BlackBerry to ship with a camera and...

First BlackBerry with camera, music and video player. Sharp screen. Very pretty

Tiny keys. Music and video players lack navigation and good PC sync options ; Watch the RIM BlackBerry Pearl Video Review

The first multimedia BlackBerry plays music, takes photos, and still handles e-mail with aplomb.

Expert review by: PhoneArena Team (phonearena.com)

RIM BlackBerry Pearl 3G Review

 

Regarded to be a long over due arrival, AT&T customers have been justifiably tolerating the aging BlackBerry Pearl 8100 for quite some time – with no relief from their agonizing slower data speeds. Despite seeing other BlackBerry handsets donning...

Nov, 2010

Expert review by: phonedog.com (phonedog.com)

BlackBerry Pearl 3G Review

 
Oct, 2010

Expert review by: Shanna James (brighthub.com)

BlackBerry Pearl 3G Review

 

Finally, BlackBerry has started to get on the 3G wagon with the BlackBerry Pearl 3G phone. The Pearl 9100 and 9105 are the new additions to the small 3G family. Read this article to find out if they still pack a punch and if they add anything beyond...

In a sea of BlackBerry mobiles, upgrades and releases, the BlackBerry Pearl 3G models are amongst the best devices on the market today. Although they do not feature the usual size, design and keyboard as other models they make up for that shortcoming...

Sep, 2010

Expert review by: Kevin Michaluk (crackberry.com)

BlackBerry Pearl (formerly known as the KickStart) 8220 Hands-On Hardware Review

 

CrackBerry.com's Hands On Review of the BlackBerry KickStart 8220 (formerly 9100). This is the first in-depth review of RIM's new BlackBerry flip smartphone. Learn about the BlackBerry KickStart here!

Jul, 2008

Expert review by: Brian Osborne (geek.com)

BlackBerry Wi-Fi comes to AT&T with the Pearl 8120

 

AT&T and Research In Motion have announced that AT&T business subscribers now have a new BlackBerry model to consider when selecting a handset: the Blackberry Pearl 8120. If you're a regular BlackBerry user then you'll definitely want to consider the...

Mar, 2008