Poor quality display
Easy to use core features
Good battery life
Great battery life
Tactile physical keyboard
Responsive platform performance
UMA-based Wi-Fi calling is excellent
Slim and good-looking
'phone cheap helpful and easy'
'it a great phone'
'The BlackBerry 8520 is as suitable for messaging moguls as it is for business people who want to combine their work phone with a personal device.'
'We were able to pair the smartphone with the Logitech Mobile Traveller Bluetooth headset and the Motorola S9 Bluetooth Active Headphones .'
'more attractive phones'
'admirably sharp photos'
'young and mobile'
'Easy to use and set up mobile email.'
'The phone and headset managed a range of 20 feet which is average among phones.'
Good call quality
Bright, colourful screen
Visually rich user interface
Decent camera and messaging capabilities
Generous 8GB memory
Blackberry OS 7
QWERTY is still great
Slim and sleek design with a great physical keyboard
BlackBerry OS 7 runs very smoothly
Great call quality
Slim form factor is perfect for pockets
'Improved web browser'
'The design is quite attractive, too, especially the wave shape used on the keypad, and ergonomically the handset feels very comfortable to hold.'
'best and most efficient messaging device'