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Virgin VM820

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews of Virgin VM820. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the screen and design. The battery and usability also get good feedback. Many are less positive about the camera.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Virgin VM820 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 21 reviews)

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Expert review by: Carly Page (somobile.co.uk)

Virgin VM820

 

If you're after a Blackberry-style handset but without the hefty price-tag, the Virgin VM820 could well be the perfect alternative.

Aimed at business-folk and Facebook-savvy teens, the VM820 sports a four-row QWERTY keypad, coupled with a 2.4-inch LCD display. While it's perfect for bashing out messages, the keys are a little fiddly, and wouldn't be ideal for those with chunky...

Apr, 2011

Consumer review by: Anonymous (asda.com)

Good buy

 

A great phone and a great price

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: notAfone4me (asda.com)

faulty phone

 

the phone i bought kept reverting to the 'locked' position. the unlock button did'nt work. had to switch the phone off and reset which was annyoying, still no joy. to be fair, i returned it to ASDA, they gave me a refund without any hassle. ASDA's...

Apr, 2011
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Consumer review by: JAYNE (reevoo.com)

Virgin VM820 Black

 

Camera not very good

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Heather (argos.co.uk)

virgen vm 820 mobile

 

it is a very good phone i like it so much and the price is good to. i had it for my birthday.

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: hotmumma (argos.co.uk)

Excellent phone

 

So easy to use and the colour is really nice too,also does look very much like a blackberry.can not fault it at all.

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Virgin VM820 Black

 

ease of use and simple to work

Reviewer left no comment

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: Layla (argos.co.uk)

Practical Girlie Phone

 

I wanted a phone that isn't too 'gadgety' that still enables me to access all the usual stuff; bluetooth, internet, etc.

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: Sarah (argos.co.uk)

Dreadful

 

Absolutely awful phone!

Jul, 2011

Consumer review by: JENNY (argos.co.uk)

GREAT VALUE OR MONEY

 

THIS PHONE WAS PURCHASED AS A BIRTHDAY PRESENT,WASNT SURE WHAT TO EXPECT FOR THE MONEY BUT I WAS VERY PLEASED. VERY STYLISH,LIGHT WEIGHT PHONE. AS NICE AS THE MORE EXPENSIVE VERSIONS. ITS EASY TO USE, DOES THE JOB IT WAS PURCHASED FOR!!

Jul, 2011

Product Specifications

Camera

Autofocus: No
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: No
Video Resolution in Pixel:Unknown

Configuration

Audio Formats : Yes
Audio Playback: Yes
Dual SIM Card: No
GPS Receiver: No
I-Mode: No
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: Yes
User Interface for Text:QWERTZ/QWERTY Keyboard
Video Client: Yes

Connectivity

A2DP: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
WiFi Data Exchange: No

Data Transfer

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

Display

Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:262.144
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Design:Bar
EASY USE PHONE: No
Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Operating System:Proprietary
Operating System Version:CLOSED PROPRIET
Operator:Sim Free / Virgin
Product Type:Mobile Phone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free

Messaging

E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes
Push email: No

Processor

Processor Brand:Not Applicable
Processor Number:Not Applicable
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