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BlackBerry Curve 8520

alaTest has collected and analyzed 162 reviews of BlackBerry Curve 8520. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Views about the battery and design are on the whole positive. The screen and price also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the reliability. Some have doubts about the camera.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the BlackBerry Curve 8520 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 162 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for BlackBerry Curve 8520

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of BlackBerry Curve 8520 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the design and price. The screen and usability also get good comments, but opinions are divided on the reliability.

usability, screen, price, design

88% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Amazon.com review summary for BlackBerry Curve 8520

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 76 user reviews of BlackBerry Curve 8520 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. People really like the usability and design. The battery and price are also mentioned favorably.

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51% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: BLACKBERRY CURVE 8520 Full housing + Replacement toolBlackBerry Curve 8520 Pink WiFi Keyboard GSM QuadBand Bar Cell PhoneBlackBerry Curve 8520 Violet WiFi Unlocked GSM QuadBand Bar Cell Phone

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BlackBerry's Curve 8520 goes without GPS

 

If you can go without HSPDA or GPS, then the BlackBerry Curve 8520 could be the phone for you.

Product Specifications

Processor Brand:Freescale
Processor Number:MXC275

Camera

Autofocus: No
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: No
Video Resolution in Pixel:320 x 240 (QVGA)

Configuration

GPS Receiver: No
Integrated Radio: No
Integrated TV Tuner: No
User Interface for Text:QWERTZ/QWERTY Keyboard
Video Client: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: No
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

Data Transfer

EDGE: Yes
GPRS: Yes
HSDPA: No
Technology:GSM/PCN

Display

Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:65.536
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Design:Bar
Operating System:BlackBerry OS
Operating System Version:BB 7 AND BELOW
Operator:Sim Free
Product Type:Smartphone
Way of Buying:Sim Free

Messaging

E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes
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