'Raw processor benchmark results were in line with other devices with similar specs, and heavy games like Asphalt 8: Airborne played smoothly. '
'The IPS-based LCD screen is sharp, rich, colourful, responsive, bright... and some other good things we can't quite recall right now.'
'Its one-piece uni-body shell feels nice in the hand with its soft matt finish (some colours of the 1520 have a glossy finish).'
'We don’t say this often but it feels exactly right with ideally weighted balance in the hand and enough heft to feel sturdy while still being light enough to read when comfortably above your face in bed.'
'You'll also be able to redeem iTunes gift cards on the phone in the iTunes App store.'
'It was about 90% accurate when we tried dialing contacts, or speaking phone numbers directly.'
'More storage, speed and features can only improve an already impeccable smartphone. '
'state-of-the-art mobile computing platform'
'The phone oozes class, and though it still sports a mix of faux-leather plastics and soft touch paint with that now-signature chrome band, the BlackBerry Bold 9700 now feels understated and slight in the hand. '
'very good phone'
' When the first BlackBerry Bold debuted late last year, I called it the best BlackBerry smartphone yet. '
'powerful and reliable phone'
'The BlackBerry Bold 9780 is a safe phone, based on a trusted model (the Bold 9700), and anyone that’s looking for reliability and ease of use will not be disappointed with it. '
'The BlackBerry Bold 9780 is quite a stylish phone with a design which is very similar to the standard BlackBerry QWERTY. '
'The Nokia N8 and Symbian 3 offer a better and more enhanced user experience than previous devices.'
'No subsidy available for the phone.'
'Opening the box reveals the equally good-looking phone and all of its accessories: an HDMI cable, earbuds, a wall charger, and data cable. '
'Good Media Playback.'
'Touch and keypad combo; Excellent build quality; Outstanding battery life; Free sat nav; XviD \ DivX support; 720p video recording.'
'Backdated OS Symbian ^3.'
'The earpiece is crisp and loud, while callers had no issues hearing us.'