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Things You Will Love about Your BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220

The BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 is the first BlackBerry clamshell model. While it’s not one of your usual power dressing gadgets, it’s certainly for many people from all walks of life. It’s like going back to the basics and yet getting so much more features as well.

The Look of the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220

At first glance/At first sight, people will immediately notice that the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 is devoid from bright colors that the previous BlackBerry Pearl models had. However, it’s definitely not boring. In fact, it’s just designed to look serious but chic as well/Actually it is just designed to look serious yet chic too. With its glossy black color, it’s certainly simple but serious about providing important features. Of course, the red version is there too.

There’s an outer screen in the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 to indicate the incoming messages and calls. So, it’s really convenient to use. Even though it is a flip mobile phone, you don’t need to open it to know who is sending you a message or calling you/This mobile is quite convenient to use, for there is an outer screen to indicate messages and calls, which means that you don’t need to open it to know who is sending you a message or calling you even though it is a flip mobile phone. At first glance, what you will see is the clock though. But if you want to check the date, signal and battery, the information is also there. A 2-megapixel camera is available on top of the screen/On top of the screen there is a 2 megapixel camera. The photo light and the alert light are also positioned on both sides.

What’s under the Flip?

What else should be under the flip but the keyboard? One thing you would love about the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 though is the big keys it features. Unlike its predecessors which were awkward and difficult to use keys, this model has solid and bigger keys making it easier to text and email.

If this is your first BlackBerry phone though, you would either love or hate the BlackBerry SureType way. Unlike/Different from the usual mobile phone keyboard, the one in the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 is arranged in a QWERTY fashion. However, there are usually two letters in each key so again it really takes getting used to.

{While the screen only has a 240 X 320 pixel display, it is decent enough to display the pictures taken from the built in camera clearly/The screen is decent enough to clearly display the pictures captured by the built in camera though it only has a 240 X 320 pixel display. This also makes the camera fast to access and easy to use.

Multimedia Features

If you are not really after getting printed souvenirs and getting works of art, the built in camera would be good enough/If you demand not so much on printed souvenirs and works of art, the built in camera would be good enough. It takes decent snapshots which could really happen any time. You can easily click the camera and get a snap that fast. You can also listen to music in the most common file formats. There’s even a respectable headphone as well. And since it uses the 3.5mm jack you can easily upgrade to a better headphone/you can plug into other better headphone.

More Advanced But Standard Features

If you are dependent on GPS, you will feel incomplete with BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220. There’s a solution to this though. You can use always attach a GPS gadget through Bluetooth. Then you will be able to navigate your way quite easily/If you rely too much on GPS, you will feel a little uncomfortable with BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220. However, you can attach a GPS gadget through Bluetooth to solve such problem, then you will be able to navigate your way quite easily. If you don’t want to get another gadget you can also use the BlackBerry and Google Maps that at featured in your BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220.

The BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 is quad band so you can use it almost in any country. However, it is not 3G/it lacks 3G/There is no 3G connecitity. Its Wi-Fi feature allows you to use the Internet though. Browsing is easy through its trackball and zooming in is also easy with just a simple tap. So, while it’s not the most advanced camera phone, it certainly offers value for your money.

Jerry Smith, the editor of http://www.mobilephoneonly.co.uk. An expert on mobile phone and an observer of UK telecommunication market. He writes reviews on latest mobile phones, and also suggests promotional deals and special offers from mobile phone retailers in UK.

Written by Jerry Smith

Jerry Smith, the editor of http://www.mobilephoneonly.co.uk. An expert on mobile phone and an observer of UK telecommunication market.

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